Quality in Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Programs. Acronyms


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

AAAD Area Agency on Aging and Disability
ACAP Pennsylvania Adult Community Autism Program
ACL Michigan Administration on Community Living
ADDS Arizona Data Decision Support System
ADL Activity of Daily Living
ADRC Aging and Disability Resource Center
AHCCCS Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System
AIT Administrative Interview Tool
ALTCS Arizona Long-Term Care System
ALTCS-EPD   ALTCS for the Elderly and Physically Disabled
AQR Annual Quality Review
CAHPS Consumer Assessment Health Care Providers and Systems  
CC Contract Coordinator
CDPS Chronic Illness and Disability Payment System
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CHCS Center for Health Care Strategies
CHIP Children's Health Insurance Program
CI Critical Incident
CMO Chief Medical Officer
CMR Care Management Review
CMS HHS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CNA Comprehensive Needs Assessment
COPD Chronic Obstructed Pulmonary Disease
CRA Contractor Risk Agreement
DD Developmental Disability(ies) or Developmentally Disabled
DFPS Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
DHHS North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
DM Disease Management
DMA North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance
DME Durable Medical Equipment
DMH/DD/SAS   North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services  
DTR Denial, Termination, and Reduction
DWAC Department Waiver Advisory Committee
EIM Enterprise Incident Management
EQRO External Quality Review Organization
ER Emergency Room
EVV Electronic Visit Verification
FEA Fiscal Employer Agent
FFS Fee-For-Service
FTE Full-Time Equivalent
GAO U.S. Government Accountability Office
GSA Geographic Services Area
HCBS Home and Community-Based Services
HEDIS Health Effectiveness Data and Information Set
HHSC Texas Health and Human Services Commission
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HRQol Health-Related Quality of Life
HSW Habilitation Supports Waiver
I&R Information and Referral
IADL Instrumental Activity of Daily Living
IBNR Incurred But Not Reported
ICF-ID Intermediate Care Facility for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities  
ICHP Texas Institute for Child Health Policy
IDD Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
IDT Interdisciplinary Team
IMT Intra-departmental Monitoring Team
ISP Individualized Service Plan
IT Information Technology
LME Local Management Entity
LOC Level of Care
LTSS Long-Term Services and Supports
MCO Managed Care Organization
MCP Member-Centered Plan
MCQS Member Care Quality Specialist
MDCH Michigan Department of Community Health
MDHS Michigan Department of Human Services
MDS Minimum Data Set
MFP Money-Follows-the-Person
MH Mental Health
MHCP Minnesota Health Care Programs
MHSIP   Mental Health Statistics Improvement Program
MI Mentally Ill
MIS Management Information System
MMIS Medicaid Management Information System
MSC+ Minnesota Senior Care Plus
MSHO Minnesota Senior Health Option
NCQA National Committee on Quality Assurance
NF Nursing Facility
OALS Arizona Office of Administrative Legal Services
OBRA Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
OCCP Tennessee Office of Contract Compliance and Performance
OFR Operational and Financial Reviews
OT Occupational Therapy
P4P Pay-For-Performance
PAE Pre-Admission Evaluation
PCP Primary Care Provider
PD Physical Disability
PEONIES   Personal Experience Outcomes Integrated Interview and Evaluation System  
PES Participant Experience Survey
PIHP Pre-paid Inpatient Health Plan
PIP Performance Improvement Project
PMMIS Pre-Paid Medical Management Information System
POC Plan of Care
PPE Potentially Preventable Event
PT Physical Therapy
QA Quality Assurance
QAPIP   Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement Plan  
QCR Quality Compliance Review
QI Quality Improvement
QIC Quality Improvement Council
QM Quality Management
RAD Resource Allocation Decision
RFP Request for Proposal
RN Registered Nurse
SA Substance Abuse
SAS Substance Abuse Services
SED Serious Emotional Disturbance
SP Service Plan
SSI Supplemental Security Income
ST Speech Therapy
SUD Substance Use Disorder
TCA Triennial Compliance Assessment
TCAD Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability
ThLC Texas healthcare Learning Collaborative
UM Utilization Management

View full report


"LTSSqual.pdf" (pdf, 1.03Mb)

Note: Documents in PDF format require the Adobe Acrobat Reader®. If you experience problems with PDF documents, please download the latest version of the Reader®