Meaning

Independent Living Centers
Independent Practice Association
Licensed Clinical Social Workers
Letter of Agreement
Letter of Intent
Long Term Care
Long Term Disability
Long Term Services and Support
Licensed Vocational Nurse
Medical Assistance
Managed Care Organization
Minimum Data Sets
Managed Long-Term Care
Managed Medical Assistance
National Association of Home Care
National Provider Identifier
National Senior Citizen's Law Center
Occupational Therapy
Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly
Personal Assistance Services Council
Physician Orders
Preferred Provider Groups
Preferred Provider Organization
Physical Therapy
Respiratory Therapy
Resource Utilization Groups
Skilled Nursing Facility
Special Needs Plan
Seniors & Persons with Disabilities
Social Security Administration
Supplemental Security Income
State Supplemental Payment
Speech Therapy
Treatment Authorization Request
Tax Identified Number

Meaning

Area Agency on Aging
American Association of Homes & Services for the Aging
Advance Beneficiary Notice
Affordable Care Act
American College of Health Care Administrators
Adult Care Facility
Accountable Care Organization
Aging & Disabilities Resource Centers
Adult Daily Living
Average Length of Stay
California Association of Health Facilities
Community Based Adult Services
Certified Case Manager
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Certified Nursing Assistant
Continuity of Care
Certificate of Insurance
Care Plan Options
Department of Healthcare Services
Durable Medical Equipment
Department of Managed Health Care
Department of Public Social Services
Duals - Special Needs Plan
Fee-For-Service
Health Care Options
Healthcare Reform Act
Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program
Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act 
Health Insurance Privacy & Portability Act           Health Maintenance Organization        
Health Risk Assessment
Intermediate Care Facility
Individualized Care Plan
Interdisciplinary Care Team
In-Home Supportive Services

Acronym 

AAA 
AAHSA  
ABN  
ACA    
ACHCA  
ACF     
​ACO    
ADRC's    
ADL        
ALOS    
CAHF    
CBAS      
CCM       
CMS         
CNA        
COC        
COI        
CPO’s    
DHCS      
DME    
DMHC    
DPSS        
D-SNP      
FFS        
HCO      
HCRA        ​HICAP  
HIPAA              HIPPA    
HMO
HRA         
ICF        
ICP       
ICT        
IHSS

We thought you might find this glossary of terms useful, as there are many terms in our industry that we sometimes just simply forget…We have listed common acronyms for some services, documents, and even associations and companies. 

As we are constantly updating our site, please feel free to ask us to add any we missed! 

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Glossary of Terms

Managed Care Contract & Consulting Services

Acronym 

ILC's       
IPA       
LCSW      
LOA        
LOI        
LTC       
LTD        
LTSS        
LVN        
MA         
MCO      
MDS      
MLTC    
MMA    
NAHC        
NPI      
NSCLC      
OT       
PACE      
PASC        
PO        
PPG's      
PPO        
PT        
RT        
RUG       
SNF        
SNP      
SPD's        
SSA        
SSI        
SSP        
ST        
TAR        
TIN