CCU

critical care unit

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDHCPF

Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing

CHICA

Child Health Improvement through Computer Automation

CHIP

Children’s Health Insurance Program

CHIPRA

Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act

CHP

Center for Health Policy

CMS

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

COH

Children’s Optimal Health

CPI

Consumer Price Index

CPS

Current Population Survey

CSHCN

Children with special health care needs

CWI

Child Well-Being Index

DRC

Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health

DX

diagnosis

EBP

evidence-based practice

ECLS-B

Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort

ECLS-K

Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Kindergarten Class

ED

emergency department

EDC

Education Development Center

E-HIE

electronic health information exchange

EHR

electronic health record

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

EPC

Evidence-based Practice Center

EPSDT

Early and periodic screening, diagnosis and treatment

ETS

Educational Testing Service

FAcct

Foundation for Accountability

FERPA

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974

FIFCFS

Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics

FPL

federal poverty level

GIS

geographic information system

GSMS

Great Smoky Mountains Study

HCUP

Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project

HEDIS

Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set

HHS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services



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