Acronyms

ACRIN American College of Radiology Imaging Network

ACS American Cancer Society

AHIP American Health Insurance Plans

AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CEO chief executive officer

CISNET Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network

CORI Clinical Outcomes Research Initiative

CRC colorectal cancer

CT computed tomography

DNA deoxyribonucleic acid

EMR electronic medical record

FIT fecal immunochemical test

FOBT fecal occult blood test

GAO Government Accountability Office

GI gastrointestinal

HEDIS Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set

HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act



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Acronyms ACRIN American College of Radiology Imaging Network ACS American Cancer Society AHIP American Health Insurance Plans AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CEO chief executive officer CISNET Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network CORI Clinical Outcomes Research Initiative CRC colorectal cancer CT computed tomography DNA deoxyribonucleic acid EMR electronic medical record FIT fecal immunochemical test FOBT fecal occult blood test GAO Government Accountability Office GI gastrointestinal HEDIS Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act 79

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0 IMPLEMENTING COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING HMO health maintenance organization HSA health savings account ICSI Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement IOM Institute of Medicine NCI National Cancer Institute NCPB National Cancer Policy Board NCPF National Cancer Policy Forum NCQA National Committee for Quality Assurance NHIS National Health Interview Survey OEPC Oregon Evidence-based Practice Center PPO preferred provider organization PSA prostate-specific antigen SEER Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results TFCPS Task Force on Community Preventive Services USPSTF U.S. Preventive Services Task Force