Getting Started

Glossary

 

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ABL – Adapted Behavior Level

ADA – Americans with Disabilities Act

ARD – Admissions, Review and Dismissal Meeting

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CAM – Cost Accounting Methodology

CAP – Corrective Action Plan

CARE – Client Assignment and Registration System

CARS – Community Based Alternatives

CBA – Code of Federal Regulations

CFR – Community Living Assistance and Support Services

CLASS – Certified Public Accountant

CPA – Community Resources Coordination Group for Children

CRCG – Community Resources Coordination Group for Adults

CRCGA – Community Services Interest List

CSIL – Department of Aging and Disability Services

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DADS – Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services

DB-MD – Deaf Blind-Multiple Disabilities

DD – Developmental Delay

DMR – Determination of Mental Retardation

DPFS – Department of Family and Protective Services

DSHS – Department of State Health Services

DVM – Data Verification Manual

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ECI – Early Childhood Intervention

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FFY – Federal Fiscal Year

FMAP – Federal Medical Assistance Percentage

FPL – Federal Poverty Level

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GAA – General Appropriations Act

GR – General Revenue

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HB – House Bill

HCS – Home and Community Based Services

HHSC – Health and Human Service Commission

HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HIV/AIDS – Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

HUB – Historically Underutilized Business

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ICD-9 – International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision

ICF-MR – Intermediate Care Facility for Persons with Mental Retardation

IDT – Interdisciplinary Team

IHFS – In-Home and Family Support

IPC – Individual Plan of Care

IQ – Intellectual Quotient

IT – Information Technology

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LAR – Legal Authorized Representative

LBB – Legislative Budget Board

LOC – Level of Care

LON – Level of Need

LSA – Local Service Area

LTC – Long Term Care

LTCS – Long Term Care Services

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MAC – Medicaid Administrative Claiming

MAO – Medical Assistance Only

MBOW – Mental Retardation Behavioral Health Outpatient Data Warehouse

MDCP – Medically Dependent Children's Program

MERP – Medicare Estate Recovery Program

MOU – Memorandum of Understanding

MR – Mental Retardation

MR/RC – Mental Retardation / Relation Condition

MRA – Mental Retardation Authority

MSA – Management Service Agreement

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OBRA – Omnibus Budge Reconciliation Act

OIG – Office of Inspector General

OMB – Office of Management and Budget

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PASARR – Preadmission Screening and Resident Review

PCP – Primary Care Physician

PDP – Person Directed Plan

PHC – Primary Home Care

PI – Promoting Independence

PMRA – Persons with Mental Retardation Act

PNAC – Planning and Network Advisory Committee

POC – Plan of Correction

POI – Plan of Improvement

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QA – Quality Assurance

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RFP – Request for Proposals

RN – Registered Nurse

RSS – Residential Support Services

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SAO – State Auditor's Office

SASO – Service Authorization System Online

SAVERR – System for Application, Verification, Eligibility Referral and Reporting

SB – Senate Bill

SC – Service Coordination

SFY – State Fiscal Year

SSA – Social Security Administration

SSDI – Social Security Disability Income

S.S.L.C. – State Supported Living Center (formerly known as SMRF, State Mental Retardation Facility)

SSI – Supplemental Security Income

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TAC – Texas Administrative Code

TAFI – Time and Financial Information

TCM – Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

TCPA – Targeted Case Management

TDMHMR – Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation (Legacy)

TEA – Texas Education Agency

TGC – Texas Government Code

THRC – Texas Human Resources Code

THSC – Texas Health and Safety Code

TLC – Transition to Living in Community

TMHP – Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership

TxHmL – Texas Home Living

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UGMS – Uniform Grant Management Standards

UR – Utilization Review

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