Annual Statistical Supplement, 2012

 

Abbreviations

ACR
Adjusted Community Rate
AFDC
Aid to Families with Dependent Children
AIME
Average indexed monthly earnings
AMW
Average monthly wage
APTD
Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled
BBA
Balanced Budget Act of 1997
CDR
Continuing disability review
CHIP
Children's Health Insurance Program
CMS
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
COLA
Cost-of-living adjustment
CPI-U
Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers
CPI-W
Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers
CPS
Current Population Survey
DA&A
Drug addiction and alcoholism
DI
Disability Insurance
DOL
Department of Labor
DRA
Deficit Reduction Act of 2005
DRG
Diagnosis-related group
DSH
Disproportionate share hospital
EPSDT
Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment program
ESRD
End-stage renal disease
FDA
Food and Drug Administration
FICA
Federal Insurance Contributions Act
FMAP
Federal medical assistance percentage
FPL
Federal poverty level
FQHC
Federally qualified health center
FRA
Full retirement age
FUTA
Federal Unemployment Tax Act
HCFA
Health Care Financing Administration
HHA
Home health agency
HHS
Department of Health and Human Services
HI
Hospital Insurance
HMO
Health maintenance organization
IPCDM
Incentives for Prevention of Chronic Diseases in Medicaid
IRS
Internal Revenue Service
LCCP
Local coordinated care plans
LIS
Low-income subsidy
MA
Medicare Advantage
MAC
Medicare Administrative Contractor
MBC
Monthly benefit credited
MBR
Master Beneficiary Record
MIP
Medicare Integrity Program
MMA
Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act
MN
Medically needy
MSA
Medical savings account
NRC
National Research Council
OASDI
Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance
OASI
Old-Age and Survivors Insurance
OBRA
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
PACE
Programs of all-inclusive care for the elderly
PDP
Prescription Drug Plan
PFFS
Private fee-for-service
PIA
Primary insurance amount
PPO
Preferred provider organization
PPS
Prospective payment system
QC
Quarter of coverage
QI
Qualifying individual
QIO
Quality improvement organization
QMB
Qualified Medicare beneficiary
RDS
Retiree Drug Subsidy
SCHIP
State Children's Health Insurance Program
SECA
Self-Employment Contributions Act
SGA
Substantial gainful activity
SLMB
Specified low-income Medicare beneficiary
SMI
Supplementary Medical Insurance
SNF
Skilled nursing facility
SPM
Supplemental Poverty Measure
SSA
Social Security Administration
SSI
Supplemental Security Income
TANF
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
TDI
Temporary Disability Insurance
WEP
Windfall Elimination Provision