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					Health Reform Acronym Guide

ACA                                  EHP                                 MAGI
Affordable Care Act                  Essential Health benefits Package   Modified Adjusted Gross Income

ACO                                  FMAP                                Med-Mal
Accountable Care Organization        Federal Medical Assistance          Medical Malpractice
                                     Percentage
AHBE                                                                     MLR
American Health Benefit Exchange     FPL                                 Medical Loss Ratio
                                     Federal Poverty Level
BH                                                                       NAIC
Basic Health program                 FQHC                                National Association of Insurance
                                     Federally Qualified Health Center   Commissioners
CBO
Congressional Budget Office          FSA                                 P4P
                                     Flexible Spending Account           Pay for Performance
CCIIO
The Center for Consumer              HAC                                 PCORI
Information and Insurance            Hospital-Acquired Condition         Patient-Centered Outcomes
Oversight                                                                Research Institute
                                     HCBS
CER                                  Home and Community-Based            PHR
Comparative Effectiveness Research   Services                            Personal Health Record

CHIP                                 HCERA                               PPACA
Children’s Health Insurance          Health Care and Education           Patient Protection and Affordable
Program                              Reconciliation Act of 2010          Care Act of 2010

CLASS                                HIT                                 PPS
Community Living Assistance          Health Information Technology       Prospective Payment System
Services and Supports
                                     HRP                                 QHP
CMMI                                 High-Risk Pool                      Qualified Health Plan
Center for Medicare and Medicaid
Innovation                           HSA                                 SHOP
                                     Health Savings Account              Small Business Health Option
CMP                                                                      Program (a type of exchange)
Civil Monetary Penalties             IFR
                                     Interim Final Rule                  SNP
CO-OP                                                                    Special Needs Plan
Cooperative Health Plan              LTSS
                                     Long-Term Services and Supports     SSDI
DSH                                                                      Social Security Disability Insurance
Disproportionate Share Hospital      MACPAC
                                     Medicaid and CHIP Payment and       VBP
EMR                                  Access Commission                   Value-Based Purchasing
Electronic Medical Record



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