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The following is a partial list of acronyms commonly used in health care. The terms listed are used within the health care systems of various countries.[1]

A list of medical abbreviations is also available.

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M

  • MA Medicare Advantage
  • MAAC Maximum Allowable Actual Charge
  • MAF Medical Assistance Facility
  • MAP Medical Audit Program
  • MAPD Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan
  • MCAT Medical College Admission Test
  • MCH Maternal and Child Health Program
  • MCO Managed Care Organization
  • MD Medical Doctor
  • MEDLARS Medical Literature and Analysis Retrieval System
  • MedPAC Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
  • MEPS Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
  • MET Multiple Employer Trust
  • MEWA Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangement
  • MDH Medicare-dependent Hospital
  • MMIS Medical Management Information System
  • MMRA Metropolitan Medical Response System
  • MRHFP Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program
  • MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • MSAMedical Savings Account or Metropolitan Statistical Area
  • MUA/MUPs Medically Underserved Areas/Populations

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O

  • OAA Old Age Assistance
  • OASDHI Old Age Survivors, Disability, and Health Insurance Program
  • OBRA Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
  • ODS Organized Delivery System
  • OMB Office of Management and Budget
  • OPD Outpatient Department
  • OPHP Office of Public Health Preparedness
  • OSHA Occupational Health and Safety Administration

P

  • PA Physician Assistant
  • PAHO Pan American Health Organization
  • PBM Pharmacy Benefits Manager
  • PCCM Primary Care Case Management
  • PCP Primary Care Physician
  • PCT NHS Primary Care Trust
  • PDI Professional Development Institute
  • PDP Prescription Drug Plan
  • PDQS Partnership Defined Quality of Service *
  • PHO Physician-Hospital Organization
  • PHS Public Health Service
  • PIAPHP Partners in Information Access for Public Health Professionals
  • PICU Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • POS Place of Service
  • PMPM Per Member Per Month
  • PPA Preferred Provider Arrangement
  • PPO Preferred Provider Organization
  • PPS Prospective Payment System
  • PSN Provider Sponsored Network
  • PSO Provider Sponsored Organization

Q

  • QALY Quality Adjusted Life Year
  • QAPI Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement Program
  • QARI Quality Assurance Reform Initiative
  • QIO Quality Improvement Organization
  • QISMC Quality Improvement System for Managed Care
  • QuICQuality Interagency Coordination Task Force

R

  • RAN Rural Area Computer Network
  • RBRVS Resource-Based Relative Value Scale
  • RCT Randomized Clinical Trial or Randomized Controlled Trial
  • RFE Reason for encounter
  • RHC Rural Health Clinic
  • RRC Rural Referral Centers
  • RUG Resource Utilization Groups
  • RWJF Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • RN Registered Nurse
  • RMO Resident Medical Officer

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  • VIRHN Vertically Integrated Rural Health Network

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References

  1. ^ Health Care Acronyms, All Acronyms, Accessed 19/11/08

 

 

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Published - December 2008


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