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Acronyms and Abbreviations
Pages 225-227

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... Acronyms and Abbreviations ACSI AHCPR AHRQ AMA AMI BRFSS CABG CAMPS CDC CHCF CPI CSFII DHHS DQuIP FACCT FEHBP FOBT GP American Customer Satisfaction Index Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality American Medical Association acute myocardial infarction Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey coronary artery bypass graft Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Survey Centers for Disease Control and Prevention California HealthCare Foundation Consumer Price Index Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals Department of Health and Human Services Diabetes Quality Improvement Project Foundation for Accountability Federal Employees Health Benefit Program fecal occult blood test general practitioner 225
From page 226...
... 226 ENVISIONING THE NATIONAL HEALTH CARE QUALITY REPORT HCFA Health Care Financing Administration HCQIP Health Care Quality Improvement Program HCUP Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project HEDIS Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 HIV human immunodeficiency virus HMO health maintenance organization HOS Health Outcomes Survey IOM Institute of Medicine IPA independent practice association JAMA Journal of the American Medical Association JCAHO Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations MCBS Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey MEPS Medical Expenditure Panel Survey MHCC Maryland Health Care Commission NAEP National Assessment of Educational Progress NAMCS National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey NAS National Academy of Sciences NCDB National Cancer Data Base NCHS National Center for Health Statistics NCQA National Committee for Quality Assurance NCVHS National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics NHAMCS National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey NHANES National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey NHIS National Health Interview Survey NHS National Health Service NIS National Immunization Survey NIS Nationwide Inpatient Sample NQF National Quality Forum NRC National Research Council NVSS National Vital Statistics System PHC4 Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council PRO peer review organization QI quality indicator QuIC Quality Interagency Coordination Task Force S-CHIP State Children's Health Insurance Program SEER Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program
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... ACRONYMS AND ABBRE VIA TIONS SID SLAITS STD VPQHC WHO 227 State Inpatient Database State and Local Area Integrated Telephone Survey sexually transmitted disease Vermont Program for Quality in Health Care World Health Organization

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