Acronyms Frequently Used by Npaihb


AAIR Access to American Indian Recovery

ACA Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act

ADC Area Diabetes Consultant

AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality

AI/AN American Indian/Alaska Native

AIHC American Indian Health Commission

ANHB Alaska Native Health Board

ARRA American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009

ASO Administrative Services Only

ATNI Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians

ATR Access to Recovery

ATSDR Agency for Toxic Substance & Disease Registry

BH Behavioral Health

CCIIO Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight

CCO Coordinated Care Organization

CDC Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

CDC OSTLTS CDC Office of State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support

CDC TCAC CDC Tribal Consultation Advisory Committee

CHEF Catastrophic Health Emergency Fund

CHIP Children’s Health Insurance Program

CHIPRA Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act

CHR Community Health Representative

CHS Contract Health Service

CHSDA Contract Health Service Delivery Area

CMHS Center for Mental Health Services

CMS Centers for Medicaid & Medicare

CPOE Computerized Provider Order Entry

CRIHB California Rural Indian Health Board

CRITFC Columbia River Inter Tribal Fish Commission

CSAP Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

CSAT Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

CSC Contract Support Costs

DDTP Division of Diabetes Treatment & Prevention

DETS Diabetes Education in Tribal Schools

DHHS Department of Health & Human Services

DOJ Department of Justice

DSTAC Direct Service Tribes Advisory Committee

EHB Essential Health Benefits

EHR Electronic Health Record

FAAB Facilities Appropriations Advisory Board

FACA Federal Advisory Committee Act

FASD Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

FDA US Food & Drug Administration

FFE Federally-facilitated Exchange

FMAP Federal Medical Assistance Percentage

FQHC Federal Qualified Health Centers

GPRA Government Performance & Results Act

GPTCHB Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board (formerly Aberdeen Area Tribal Chairman Health Bd)

HCR Health Care Reform

HIPAA Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act

HITECH Health Information Technology for Economic & Clinical Health Act

HPDP Health Promotion Disease Prevention

HRAC Health Research Advisory Committee

HRSA Health Resources & Services Administration

ICD-9 or

ICD-10 International Statistical Classification

IDEA-NW Improving Data & Enhancing Access - Northwest

IHCIA Indian Health Care Improvement Act

IHS Indian Health Service

I/T/U IHS/Tribal/Urban

JPCNAA Justice Program Council on Native American Affairs

LTSS Long Term Services & Support

MAD Monitoring the Abuse of Drugs Project

MAM Medicaid Administrative Match

MCH Material Child Health

MLR Medicare- Like Rates

MMWR Morbidity, Mortality Weekly Report

MOA Memorandum of Agreement

MOU Memorandum of Understanding

MU Meaningful Use

NARA Native American Rehabilitation Association

NAYA Native American Youth Association

NCAI National Congress of American Indians

NCHS National Center for Health Statistics

NDW National Data Warehouse

NICOA National Indian Council on Aging

NICWA National Indian Child Welfare Association

NIEA National Indian Education Association

NIH National Institute of Health

NIHB National Indian Health Board

NUIHC National Urban Indian Health Council

OEHE Office of Environmental & Engineering

ONC Office of National Coordinator for Health IT

ORHIX Oregon Health Insurance Exchange

OSA Outside the Service Area

OSCAR Online Search, Consultation Reporting System

OSTLTS Office for State, Tribal, Local & Territorial Support (CDC)

OTP Office of Tribal Programs

OTSG Office of Tribal Self Governance

PAFAC Portland Area Facilities Advisory Committee

Part A Medicare inpatient coverage

Part B Medicare outpatient coverage

Part C Medicare managed care plans (also called Medicare Advantage)

Part D Medicare prescription drug benefit

PHAB Public Health Accreditation Board

QBM Quarterly Board Meeting

REC Regional Extension Center

RPMS Resource & Patient Management System

SAMHSA Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration

SDPI Special Diabetes Program for Indians

SIHB Seattle Indian Health Board

STAC Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee (HHS)

THD Tribal Health Directors

TLDC Tribal Leaders Diabetes Committee

TPA Third Party Administration

TTAG Tribal Technical Advisory Group

USET United South & Eastern Tribes

VA Veterans Administration

VISN 20 Veterans Integrated Services Network

VOICES Video Opportunities for Innovative Condom Education & Safer Sex

WHO World Health Organization

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