ACRONYMS USED WITHIN NH DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESACRONYMSA&AA/R Child CRAAAAAADEAAMAAPDUAAUABAWDABDABEABLESABPACAACA RACS ED – 7/29/2019MEANINGAid and Attendance Allowance (federal Veteran’s Administration)At Risk Child CareArea AgencyArea Agency for Developmental ServicesAmerican Association of Diabetes EducatorsAdult Assistance ManualAnnual Advance Planning Document UpdateAdministrative Appeals UnitAble-Bodied Adults Without DependentsAcquired Brain DisorderAdult Basic EducationAdult Blood Lead SurveillanceAlternative Benefit PlanAffordable Care ActAffordable Care Act Coordinated Chronic DiseaseAcute Care CenterAchieving Community Centered Excellence in ServicesAdvisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning PreventionAdverse Childhood ExperiencesAdministration for Children and FamiliesAdministration for Community LivingAssisted Care Living FacilityAmerican Civil Liberties UnionAutomated Care Management Information System for ChildrenAccountable Care OrganizationsArea Committee on AgingAdministrative Cost ReviewAffiliated Computer Services State Health CareAssertive Community TreatmentAudit Coordination TeamAdolescent Community Therapeutic ServicesApplication DevelopmentAmericans with Disabilities ActAmerican Dental AssociationAlcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Block GrantAdult Day CareAwaiting Disposition of the CourtAttention Deficit DisorderAIDS Drug Distribution ProgramAttention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ACRONYMS USED WITHIN NH DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN JCPRALFALPPALSAMDREVISED – 7/29/2019Adjusted or AdjustmentActivities of Daily LivingAdministrationAutomated Data ProcessingAdverse Drug ReactionAging and Disability Resource CenterAlzheimer’s Disease and Related DisordersAlzheimer’s Disease and Supportive Services ProgramAdmissions, Discharges and TransfersRefers to OAA, ANB and APTD ProgramsAutomated Hospital Emergency Department DataAmerican Health Information CommunityAgency for Healthcare Research and QualityApplication EntryAutomated External DefibrillatorsAnnual Enrollment PeriodAvian FluAdoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting SystemACCESS Front DoorAid to Families with Dependent ChildrenAid to Families with Dependent Children/Unemployed ParentAssessment, Feedback, Incentive, ExchangeAudit Fund Set AsideAttorney GeneralAdjusted Gross IncomeAutomated Hospital Emergency Department DataAll Health Hazard RegionAmerican Health Information CommunityAgency for Healthcare Research and QualityAmerican Indian/Alaskan NativeAcquired Immune Deficiency SyndromeAdult In Home CareAdvanced information ManagementAFCARS Improvement PlanAdoption Incentive Payment ProgramArtist in ResidenceAnnual Individual Training PlanAgency for Health Care Policy and ResearchAssisted Living FacilityAdult Living Preparation Plan (Process)Advanced Life SupportAdult Medical Day

ACRONYMS USED WITHIN NH DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN ASASAASAMREVISED – 7/29/2019Average Manufacturer PriceAdult Medicaid Quality (Grants)Access Monitoring Review PlanAmerican Methadone Treatment AssociationAid to the Needy BlindAmerican National Standards InstituteAdministration On AgingAdministrative Office of the CourtsAlcohol and Other DrugsAuthorized Organization RepresentativeAssistance PaymentsAdministrative Procedures Act (RSA 541-A)Anna Philbrook Center (State’s Children’s Psychiatric Hospital)Advanced Planning DocumentAdvanced Planning Document UpdateAssociation of Public Health LaboratoriesAmerican Public Health Services AssociationApplication Program InterfaceAdmission Pattern MonitoringAlternative Payment Models (Advanced)Adult Protection ProgramApplicationsAlternative Planned Permanent Living ArrangementAnnual Performance ReportAdvance Practice Registered NurseAcute Psychiatric ServicesAdult Protective ServicesAdult Protective Services/Field OperationsAnnual Progress and Services ReportAcute Psychiatric Residential Treatment ProgramAdult Protective Social WorkerAid to the Permanently and Totally DisabledAmerican Public Welfare AssociationAuthorized RepresentativeAmateur Radio Emergency ServicesAmerican Recovery and Reinvestment ActAdvanced Registered Nurse PractitionerAmerican Recovery and Reinvestment ActAdministrative Rule UnitAdoption SubsidyAudit Set AsideAmerican Society of Addiction Medicine

ACRONYMS USED WITHIN NH DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN NK HBENBENDEXREVISED – 7/29/2019Ambulatory Surgical CenterAgency Software DivisionAutism Spectrum DisordersAdministrative Services Data CenterAdoption and Safe Families ActAddiction Severity IndexAssistant Secretary for Management and BudgetAdministrative Service OrganizationApplication Service ProviderAssistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (CDC)Association of State and Territorial Health OfficialsAlternative Treatment CentersAuthorization to IssueAutomated Teller MachineAddiction Treatment ServicesAgency for Toxic Substance and Disease RegistryAgency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry/Health AssessmentsAnthrax Vaccine AdsorbedAutomated Voice Response SystemAlternative Work Experience ProgramAverage Wholesale PriceBreast and CervicalBusiness AssociateBusiness Associate AgreementBest and Final OfferBank Transfer Routing NumberBureau of Children’s Behavioral HealthBureau of Child Care LicensingBreast and Cervical Cancer ProgramBureau of Community Health ServicesBureau of Child ProtectionBureau of Community RelationsBureau of Community ServicesBuilding Capacity for TransformationBureau of Drug and Alcohol ServicesBureau of Data ManagementBureau of Developmental ServicesBureau of Elderly and Adult ServicesBeneficiary Earnings Exchange RecordBureau of Homeless and HousingBenefitsBeneficiary and Earnings Data Exchange System

ACRONYMS USED WITHIN NH DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN ABOEREVISED – 7/29/2019Bureau of Environmental and Occupational HealthBureau of Employment SupportsBreast FeedingBureau of Finance and AdministrationBureau of Facilities, Assets and ManagementBureau of Finance and Business OperationsBureau of Food ProtectionBreast Feeding Peer CounselingBureau of Food Stamp RecoveriesBlock GrantBehavioral HealthBehavioral Health Equity WorkgroupBureau of Health Facilities AdministrationBureau of Health Facilities Administration – CertificationBureau of Health Facilities Administration – LicensingBureau of Homeless and HousingBureau of Homeless and Housing ServicesBehavioral Health IntegrationBehavioral Health Policy InstituteBureau of Healthcare Planning and ResearchBureau of Human ResourcesBureau of Human Resource ManagementBureau of Health Statistics and Data ManagementBusiness IntelligenceBusiness and Industry AssociationBureau of Infectious Disease ControlBureau of Improvement and IntegrityBalance Incentive ProgramBusiness Information ServicesBureau of Licensing and CertificationBlood Lead LevelBasic Life SupportBureau of Labor StatisticsBasic Maintenance AllowanceBureau of Maternal and Child HealthBureau of Mental Health ServicesBody Mass IndexBureau of Management SupportBureau of Medical ServicesBureau of Nutrition and Health PromotionBureau of AdministrationBody of Evidence

ACRONYMS USED WITHIN NH DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN APRSSCAPTACARACARECARE NHREVISED – 7/29/2019Bureau of Organizational Learning Advisory CouncilBureau of Organizational Learning and Quality ImprovementBoard of NursingBalance of State Continuum of CareBest PracticeBest PriceBureau of Policy and Community PlanningBureau of Public Health Statistics and InformaticsBureau of Population Health and Community ServicesBureau of Public Health ProtectionBureau of Public Health Systems, Policy and PerformanceBureau of Policy and Performance ManagementBureau of Quality ImprovementBehavioral Risk Factor SurveillanceBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance SystemBureau of Radiological HealthBureau of Rural Health and Primary CareBoard of Registration in MedicineBusiness Reply MailBoard of Scientific CounselorsBreakthrough Series CollaborativeBureau of Staff Development and TrainingBachelor of Social WorkBioterrorismBetter Together with Birth ParentsBureauBureau of Vital RecordsChild Abuse/NeglectCommunity Action AgencyChild Advocacy CenterConstitutional Amendment Concurrent ResolutionComputer Aided Design and DraftingCritical Access HospitalConsumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers SystemsCost Allocation PlanCommunity Action PlanCase and Procedural Error RateCouncil on Accreditation of Peer Recovery Support ServicesChild Abuse Prevention and Treatment ActComprehensive Addiction and Recovery ActComprehensive Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Resource EmergencyCommunity Alliance Reform Effort in New Hampshire

ACRONYMS USED WITHIN NH DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN FBIREVISED – 7/29/2019Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation FacilitiesCommunication Access Real-time TranslationCourt Appointed Special AdvocateComputer Aided Systems EngineeringCommunity Action for Safe TeensComputer Assisted Telephone InterviewCommunity-Based Acute TreatmentChildren’s Behavioral Health CollaborativeCommunity Based OrganizationsCognitive Behavioral TherapyCompetency-Based Training ProgramCare CoordinationCost Center or Job NumberCouncil for Children and Adolescents and Chronic Health ConditionsChange Control BoardContinuity of Care DocumentChild Care Development Block GrantChild Care Development FundCertification Commission for Health Information TechnologyCorrect Coding InitiativeChild Care LicensingChildren’s Care Management CollaborativeComprehensive Cancer PlanContinuity of Care RecordContinuing Care Retirement CommunityChild Care Standards and LicensingChronic DiseaseClinical Document ArchitectureChild Development BureauCenters for Disease Prevention and ControlCertified Diabetes EducatorClient Data FormCode of Federal RegulationsChronic Disease Prevention and ControlChronic Disease Prevention and Screening SectionCovered EntityCovered ExpenseCurrent ExpenseCommunity Emergency Response TeamCertificationsCoordinated Entry SystemCommunity and Faith Based Initiative

ACRONYMS USED WITHIN NH DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESCFCIPCFDACFICFRCFSCFSPCFSRCGDCGPCHCH PPCMCMCMGENCMHCMHAREVISED – 7/29/2019Chafee Foster Care Independence ProgramCatalog of Federal Domestic AssistanceChoices for IndependenceCode of Federal RegulationsChild and Family ServicesChild and Family Services PlanChild and Family Services ReviewCertification Guidance DocumentCommunity Grant ProgramChildren’s Health Medical AssistanceChild AbuseCommunity Health AgencyChild Health Assurance ProgramCommunity Health CenterCenter for Health Care Strategies, Inc.Locally Positioned Cashes that Contain Chemical Antidotes to Nerve AgentExposureCommunity Health InstituteChild In Need of ServicesCommunity Health Improvement PlanChildren’s Health Insurance ProgramChildren’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization ActComprehensive Health Care Information SystemCommunity Mental Health AgreementCommunity Health Purchasing AllianceChild Health Support ServicesChief Information OfficerCatastrophic Illness ProgramCiprofloxacinChildren’s Information SystemCritical Incident Stress ManagementCultural and Linguistic CompetenceCommissioners Legislation GroupClinical Laboratory Improvement AmendmentsCollege for Lifelong LearningCommunity Living ProgramChildhood Lead Poisoning Prevention ProgramCase ManagementConfiguration ManagementCare Management GeneralCommunity Mental HealthCommunity Mental Health Agreement

ACRONYMS USED WITHIN NH DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN PSCPSWCPTREVISED – 7/29/2019Community Mental Health CentersCommunity Mental Health ProgramCommunity Mental Health ServicesCash Management Improvement ActCenter for Medicare & Medicaid InnovationCertificate of Medical NeedCare Management RefugeeCenters for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesCarbon MonoxideCommissioner on AgingCouncil on AccreditationContinuum of CareCrash Outcomes Date Evaluation SystemCategory of EligibilityChildren’s Oral Health Access PlanCost of Living AdjustmentCommonComputerCertificate of NeedCouncil on Organizational LearningContinuity of Operation PlanChronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseCategory of ServiceConsumer Operated Services and ProgramsCaregiver Ongoing TrainingCommercial Off-the-ShelfCertified Ombudsman Volunteer RepresentativeChild ProtectionCustodial ParentCertified Public AccountantCollaboration, Performance and Analytics SystemCenter for Professional ExcellenceCertified Public ExpenditureConsumer Price IndexComputerized Provider Order EntryCardiopulmonary ResuscitationCase Practice ReviewCenter for Preparedness and ResponseCardiopulmonary Resuscitation/Automated External DefibrillatorsChild Protective ServicesChild Protection Social WorkerCurrent Procedural Terminology

ACRONYMS USED WITHIN NH DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SPCSSPCSTECSUCT DCFCTSCTSCVCVBCVVCWEPCWLACWSCWSTCYDADAPRREVISED – 7/29/2019Central Processing UnitCurrent Quarter AdjustmentContinuous Quality ImprovementClinical Quality MeasuresChange RequestClient RegistrationContinuing ResolutionChildren’s Research CenterChange Request DatabaseCertified Recovery Support WorkerCities Readiness InitiativeChange Request Tracking SystemCertified Recovery Support WorkersChild SupportCommunity Services Block GrantCommunity Services CouncilChildren with Severe DisabilitiesConceptual System Design DocumentChild Support EnforcementCenter for Surveillance, Epidemiology and Laboratory ServicesChild Support Enforcement NetworkCommodity Supplemental Food ProgramChildren with Special Health Care NeedsCommunity SupportCommunity Services Policy and Program DevelopmentCost Sharing ReductionCommunity Support ProgramCenter for Study of Social PolicyCouncil of State and Territorial EpidemiologistsCentral Scanning UnitConnecticut Department of Children and FamiliesCase Tracking SystemCountermeasure Tracking SystemCardio VascularCash-Value BenefitCash-Value VoucherCommunity Work Experience ProgramChild Welfare League of AmericaChild Welfare ServicesChild Welfare Systems TransformationCalendar YearDivision of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Recovery

ACRONYMS USED WITHIN NH DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN DDCDDIDDSDDUDEDsDEHSDEPDEP DMEDMUDNSDODOBDOCDOCDODREVISED – 7/29/2019Disaster Animal Response TeamData Sharing AgreementDepartment of Administrative ServicesDatabaseDivision for Behavioral HealthDisaster Behavioral Health Response TeamDay CareData Center AdministrationDivision of Cost AllocationDivision of Chronic Disease PreventionDivision of Child Support ServicesDivision of Children, Youth and FamiliesDevelopmental DisabilitiesDevelopmental Disabilities CouncilDesign, Development & ImplementationDevelopmental Disabilities ServicesDisability Determination UnitDeliverable Expectations DocumentsDivision of Economic and Housing StabilityDiabetes Education ProgramDependent Care GrantDepartment of Employment SecurityDepartment of Environmental ServicesDevelopmentDynamic Host Configuration ProtocolDepartment of Health and Human ServicesDirectorDivision of Juvenile Justice ServicesDivision of Juvenile Justice Services Quality ImprovementDivision of Laboratory Sciences and Environmental HealthData ManagementDisease ManagementDisproportionate Minority ConfinementDirect Medical EducationDurable Medical EquipmentData Management UnitDomain Naming SystemDistrict OfficeDate of BirthDepartment of CorrectionsDistrict Office CoordinatorDepartment of Defense

ACRONYMS USED WITHIN NH DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESDOEDOIDoITDOJDOLDOMODOM VSDWELDWIDWSDWUIDXDYDSREVISED – 7/29/2019Department of EducationDepartment of InsuranceDepartment of Information TechnologyDepartment of JusticeDepartment of LaborDistrict Office Manager of OperationsDomestic ViolenceDirector of NursingDepartment of SafetyDepartment of TransportationDirectly Observed TherapyDoxycyclineData ProcessingDisease Prevention and Health Promotion ServicesDivision of Public Health ServicesDistinct Part UnitDeficit Reduction ActDepartment of Revenue AdministrationDisability Rights CenterDepartment of Resources and Economic DevelopmentDesignated Receiving FacilitiesDiagnostic Related GroupDetailed System DesignDisproportionate Share HospitalsDiabetes Self-Management EducationDelivery System Reform Incentive Program (Medicaid 1115 Waiver)Decision Support ServicesDartmouth Trauma Interventions Research CenterDesktop Technical ServicesMedicaid/Medicare Dual EligibleDriving Under the InfluenceDrug Use ReviewDrug Utilization ReviewData Use and Reciprocal Support AgreementDomestic ViolenceDomestic Violence SpecialistDrinking Water Equivalency LevelDriving While ImpairedData Warehouse ServicesDriving While Under the InfluenceData ExchangeDepartment of Youth Development Services

ACRONYMS USED WITHIN NH DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN G RESPREVISED – 7/29/2019Employment and Training ProgramEducation and Training PartnershipEmergency AssistanceEmbedded Agency ApplicationEnterprise Application DevelopmentsEmployee Assistance ProgramEmergency Assistance ProgramEnhanced Breast Feeding Peer CounselorEvidence-Based PracticeElectronic Benefits TransferEarly Childhood Advisory CouncilEnhanced Care CoordinationEarly Childhood EducationElderly and Chronically Ill (CFI Choices for Independence)Electronic Case ManagementElectronic Clinical Quality MeasuresEmergency DepartmentEligibility Determination and Benefit CalculationElectronic Data InterchangeEmployment Development InitiativeElectronic Death RegistrationElectronic Data System (Medicaid claims processing fiscal agent; see MMIS)Enterprise Data WarehouseEastern Equine Encephalitis (Triple E)Enhanced Family Care HomesEnhanced Family Care CoordinatorEndowment for Health OrganizationElectronic Funds TransferElectronic Funds Transfer or Electronic Data InterchangeEarly Hearing Detection InterventionEnvironmental Health and Hazard AssessmentElectronic Health RecordsEnvironmental Health ProgramDigital Incident Command PlatformEmployer Identification NumberEarned Income Tax CreditEpidemiology and Laboratory CapacityEligible Metropolitan AreaExtended Medical AssistanceElectronic Medical BenefitsHospital Emergency Status SystemEmergency Response


ACRONYMS USED WITHIN NH DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REVISED – 7/29/2019 ADJ Adjusted or Adjustment ADL Activities of Daily Living ADMIN Administration ADP Automated Data Processing ADR Adverse Drug Reaction ADRC Aging and Disability Resource Cente