Needs Assessment Methodologies in Determining Treatment Capacity for Substance Use Disorders: Environmental Scan Final Report. ACRONYMS


The following acronyms are mentioned in this report and/or appendices.

ACA Affordable Care Act
ACF HHS Administration for Children and Families
AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
ASAM American Society for Addiction Medicine
ASPE HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
BHSIS Behavioral Health Services Information System
BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics
BRFSS Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
CAPT SAMHSA Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies
CAST Calculating for an Adequate System Tool
CDC HHS Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CHA Community Health Assessment
CHI Community Health Improvement
CHNA Community Health Needs Assessment
CMS HHS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
CNA Community Needs Assessment
COD Co-Occurring Disorder
COR Contracting Office Representative
DAWN Drug Abuse Warning Network
DHCS California Department of Health Care Services
DHHS North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
DSM-IV Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition
DSRIP Delivery System Reform Incentive Program
EBP Evidence-Based Practice
FPL Federal Poverty Level
FTE Full-Time Equivalent
FY Fiscal Year
GAO U.S. Government Accountability Office
HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HPSA Health Professional Shortage Area
HRSA HHS Health Resources and Services Administration
HUD U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
ICF International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
IMU Index of Medical Underservice1
IOM Institute of Medicine
IRB Institutional Review Board
IRS Internal Revenue Service
LGBT Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender
LGBTQ Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and/or Questioning
LME-MCO Local Management Entity-Managed Care Organization
MAT Medication-Assisted Treatment
MCO Managed Care Organization
MeSH Medical Subject Headings
MHBG Community Mental Health Services Block Grant
MIS Management Information System
MUA/P Medically Underserved Areas/Populations
N-MHSS SAMHSA National Mental Health Services Survey
N-SSATS SAMHSA National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services
NACCHO National Association of County and City Health Officials
NACT Network Adequacy Certification Tool
NAPHD National Association of Public Health Directors
NCHS HHS National Center for Health Statistics
NHCS CDC National Hospital Care Survey
NPHAB National Public Health Accreditation Board
NSDUH HHS National Survey on Drug Use and Health
NY CNA New York Community Needs Assessment
Opioid STR State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis Grant
OTP Opioid Treatment Program
PHAB Public Health Accreditation Board
PPS Performing Provider Systems
RSA Rehabilitation Services Administration
SAMHSA HHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAPTBG Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant
SIG State Incentive Grant
SOW Statement of Work
SPF Strategic Prevention Framework
SSR State Sampling Region
SUD Substance Use Disorder
TAG Technical Advisory Group
TEDS Treatment Episode Data Set
VA U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
YRBSS Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System