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Acronyms and Abbreviations

ACO: Accountable Care Organization
ADT: Admission, Discharge and Transfer
CCD: Continuity of Care Document
CCO: Coordinated Care Organization
CFR: Code of Federal Regulations
CHIP: Children’s Health Insurance Program
CMS: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
DHIN: Delaware Health Information Network
DS4P: Data Segmentation for Privacy
EHR: Electronic Health Record
FFS: Fee-for-Service
HIO: Health Information Organization
HIPAA: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HITECH Act: Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act
HITOC: Health Information Technology Oversight Council
ICD-10: International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision
IT: Information Technology
KHIN: Kansas Health Information Network
MCO: Managed Care Organization
NCQA: National Committee for Quality Assurance
NGA: National Governors Association
NGA Center: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices
NPRM: Notice of Proposed Rule Making
OHA: Oregon Health Authority
ONC: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
PA 129: Public Act 129
Part 2: 42 Code of Federal Regulations Part 2
PCPCH: Patient-Centered Primary Care Home
PHI: Protected Health Information
Road map: Getting the Right Information to the Right Health Care Providers at the Right Time: A Road Map for States to Improve Health Information Flow Between Providers
VBP: Value-Based Purchasing
VITL: Vermont Information Technology Leaders