GPRA

Government Performance Results Act

GRS

General revenue sharing


HAART

Highly active antiretroviral therapy

HARS

HIV/AIDS Reporting System

HCSUS

HIV Costs and Service Utilization Study

HEDIS

Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set

HIPPA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HIS

Health Interview Survey

HIV

Human immunodeficiency virus

HIVQUAL

HIV Quality of Care Program

HPSA

Health Provider Shortage Area

HRSA

Health Resources and Services Administration

HRSA/HAB

Health Resources and Services Administration’s HIV/AIDS Bureau


IDEP

Interstate de-duplication evaluation project

IDSA

Infectious Diseases Society of America

IDU

Injection drug user

IHI

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

IOM

Institute of Medicine


MAI

Minority AIDS Initiative

MSA

Metropolitan Statistical Area

MUA

Medically Underserved Area


NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NASTAD

National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors

NCQA

National Committee for Quality Assurance

NHANES

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

NNDSS

National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System


PCAT

Primary Care Assessment Tool

PHS

Public Health Service


QUERI

Quality Enhancement Research Initiative


RWCA

Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act


SAMHSA

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SHAS

Supplement to HIV/AIDS Surveillance Project

SHDC

Survey of HIV Disease in Care

SPNS

Special Projects of National Significance

STAHRS

Serologic Testing Algorithm for Recent HIV Seroconversion

STD

Sexually transmitted disease


UHC

University Health System Consortium

UHDDS

Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set



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