Abbreviations and Acronyms

ACA

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

ACSUS

AIDS Cost and Services Utilization Survey

ADAP

AIDS Drug Assistance Program

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

AIDS

acquired immune deficiency syndrome

ART

antiretroviral therapy

BRFSS

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

CCW

Chronic Condition Data Warehouse

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CMS

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CNICS

CFAR [Center for AIDS Research] Network of Integrated Clinical Systems

FPL

federal poverty level

GDP

gross domestic product

HARS; eHARS

HIV/AIDS Reporting System; Enhanced HIV/AIDS Reporting System

HCSUS

HIV Cost and Services Utilization Study

HHS

Department of Health and Human Services

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HIV RNA

viral load



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