Appendix A

Acronyms

ACA

Affordable Care Act, 2010

ACIP

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

ARRA

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

ASTHO

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

 

 

BRFSS

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

 

 

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CHIP

Children’s Health Insurance Plan

CHNA

community health needs assessment

CMMI

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

CMS

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

CSTE

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists

CTG

Community Transformation Grants

 

 

EHR

electronic health record

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

EPSDT

Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment

 

 

FDA

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FMAP

Federal Medical Assistance Percentages

 

 

GAO

Government Accountability Office

GASB

Government Accounting Standards Board



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Appendix A Acronyms ACA Affordable Care Act, 2010 ACIP Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ASTHO Association of State and Territorial Health Officials BRFSS Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CHIP Children’s Health Insurance Plan CHNA community health needs assessment CMMI Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services CSTE Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists CTG Community Transformation Grants EHR electronic health record EPA Environmental Protection Agency EPSDT Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment FDA U.S. Food and Drug Administration FMAP Federal Medical Assistance Percentages GAO Government Accountability Office GASB Government Accounting Standards Board 127

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128 FOR THE PUBLIC’S HEALTH: INVESTING IN A HEALTHIER FUTURE GDP gross domestic product HALE health-adjusted life expectancy HALY health-adjusted life year HHS Department of Health and Human Services HIA health impact assessment HiAP Health in All Policies HIT Health Information Technology HITECH Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health HRSA Health Resources and Services Administration IOM Institute of Medicine IRC Internal Revenue Code IRS Internal Revenue Service NACCHO National Association of County and City Health Officials NASBO National Association of State Budget Officers NCHS National Center for Health Statistics NHEA National Health Expenditure Accounts NIH National Institutes of Health OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development PHAB Public Health Accreditation Board PHSSR Public Health Systems & Services Research PPACA Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 2010 QI quality improvement R&D Research and Development SIB social investment bond TFAH Trust for America’s Health USPSTF U.S. Preventive Services Task Force WIC The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children