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Glossary

  1. A

    ACD
    See automatic call distributor.
    ACF
    See ambulatory care facility.
  2. C

    CMP
    See competitive medical plan.
    COBRA
    See Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act.
  3. D

    DHMO

    See dental health maintenance organization. For all of your dental questions and/or claim forms, please contact your local Blue Cross and Blue Shield company.

  4. E

    EMR
    See electronic medical record. .
    ERISA
    See Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
  5. F

    Federal Employee Health Benefits Program (FEHBP)
    A voluntary health insurance program for federal employees, retirees, and their dependents and survivors.
  6. H

    HIPAA
    See Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
    HMO
    See health maintenance organization.
  7. M

    MCO
    See managed care organization.
    MHS
    See Military Health System.
    MSO
    See Management Services Organization.
  8. P

    PACE
    See Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly.
    PCCM
    See primary care case manager.
    PCP
    See primary care provider.
    PHO
    See physician-hospital organization.
    PPO
    See preferred provider organization.
  9. R

    RVS
    See relative value scale.
  10. U

    URO
    See utilization review organization.