Home Care Abbreviations

These abbreviations were compiled by Dr. Khosrow Assadi 

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CA Claim Adjustment
CA-MMIS California Medi-Cal Management Information System
CAAP California Alternative Assistance Program
CAAA Contract with American Advancement Act
CABG Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
CAC Congressional Action Committee
CAD 1) Coronary Artery Disease  
2) California Association of the Deaf
CAH Critical Access Hospital
CAHF California Association of Health Facilities
CAHSAH California Association for Health Services At Home
CAHSAH-PAC CAHSAH Political Action Committee
CAL-POS California point of Service
CAMPS California Association of Medical Product Suppliers
CAMPUS Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services
CAMPS California Association of Medical Product Suppliers
CA-SIG Claim Attachment-Special Interest Group
CASPRO Clinical Area Support Peer Organization
CAT Clinical Area Team, Computed Axial Tomography
CBO Congressional Budget Office
CBT Computer Based Training
CCC California Conservation Corporations
CCL Community Care Licensed
CCLD Community Care Licensing Division
CCN Claim Control Number
CCNO California Coalition of Nursing Organization
CCP 1) Corporate Compliance Program
2) Claim Correction Procedures
3) Certified Compliance Professional
CCR California Code of Regulations
CCRRA Consumer Credit Reporting Reform Act
CCS California Children Services
CCVN Continuous Care Verification Number
CDAC Clinical Data Abstraction Center
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDE Certified Diabetic Educator
CDI Chronically Dependent Individual
CE 1) Continuing Education
2) Covered Entity
CELIP Claims Expansion and Line Item Processing
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CERA California Family Rights Act
CERTS Claims and Eligibility Real Time System
CEU Continuing Education Unit
CFCA Civil False Claim Act
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CHA California Healthcare Association
CHC Hospice Continuous Home Care
CHDP Child Health and Disability Prevention
CHD Community Health Group
CHHA Certified Home Health Aide
CMP Competitive Medical Plans
CAMPUS Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services
CHAMPVA Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Veteran Association
CHAP Community Health Accreditation Program
CHHA Certified Home Health Aides
CHIA California Health Information Association
CHPR Center for Health Policy Research
CIA Corporate Integrity Agreement
CID Civil Investigative Demand
CIF Claim Inquiry Form
CLARIA Consortium for Learning and Research In Aging
CLETS California Law Enforcement Telecommunication System
CLIA Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act
CLTAC Clinical Laboratory Technology Advisory Committee
CM Case Manager
CMA California Medical Association
CMAC California  Medical Assistance Commission
CMC Computer Media Claims
CMHC Community Mental Health Centers
CMN Certification of Medical Necessity
CMP Competitive Medical Plan
CMPL Civil Monetary Penalties Law
CMRI California Medical Review, Inc.
CMS 1) Centers for Medicare & Medicade Services
2) Children's Medical Services
CMSA Case Management Society of America
CMSP County Medical Services Program
CAN Certified Nurse Assistant
CAN California Nursing Association
COB Coordination of Benefits
COBRA Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reduction Act
COE Course Of Employment
COHS County Organized Health System
COLA Cost of Living Adjustment
COP Condition Of Participation
CORF Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility
COV Coverage
CP Chest Pain
CPA Children Protective Services
CPI Consumer Price Index
CPO Care Plan Oversight
CPR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
CPA Children Protective Services
CPSP Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program
CPT Current Procedural Terminology
CPU Central Processing Unit
CQI Continuing Quality Improvement
CRF Chronic Renal Failure
CRI Chronic Renal Insufficiency
CRN Correspondence Reference Number
CRP Community Resources Planning
CRTT Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician
CSHA California State Hospice Association
CSPCN California Strategic Planning Committee for Nursing
CSR Customer Service Representative
CTP Children's Treatment Program
CTR Continuous Time Records
CW Claim Withholding
CWF Common Working File