FBI

Federal Bureau of Investigation

FDA

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FFS

fee for service

GAO

U.S. Government Accountability Office

GBE

global business ecosystem

GDP

gross domestic product

GIE

global information ecosystem

GME

graduate medical education

HCAHPS

Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems

HCERA

Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010

HCFA

Health Care Financing Administration (CMS predecessor)

HHS

Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of

HIE

health information exchange

HIGLAS

Health Care Integrated General Ledger Accounting System

HIM

health information model

HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

HITECH

Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health

HOS

Health Outcomes Survey

ICD-9

International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 9th Revision

ICD-10

International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision

ILC

Integrated IT Investment & System Life Cycle Framework

IOM

Institute of Medicine

IPERA

Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2009

IRF-PAI

Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility-Patient Assessment Instrument

IPF

PPS Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Prospective Payment System

IRM

information resource management IT information technology

ITIRB

Information Technology Investment Review Board (CMS)

MAC

Medicare administrative contractor

MAX

Medicaid Analytic Extract

MCBS

Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey

MDRI

Medicaid Drug Rebate Initiative



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