OTA Abbreviations pg 21

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OTA Abbreviations pg 21
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  2. WP or wpl
    whirlpool
  3. X or x
    times
  4. wt.
    weight
  5. y/o or
    y.o.
    year old (5 y/o girl)
  6. yd
    yard
  7. yr
    year
  8. '
    feet
  9. ''
    inches
  10. +
    • positive;
    • plus;
    • and
  11. -
    • negative,
    • minus
  12. =
    equal
  13. ~
    approximately
  14. %
    percent
  15. #
    • number;
    • pound
  16. &
    and
  17. @
    • at;
    • each
  18. /
    per
  19. <
    less than
  20. >
    greater than
  21. /
    extension
  22. ADA
    Americans with Disabilities Act
  23. BBA
    Balanced Budget Act
  24. BCBS
    Blue Cross Blue Sheild
  25. CARF
    Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
  26. CDC
    Centers of Disease Control and Prevention
  27. CHAMPUS
    Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services
  28. CMS
    Center of Medicare and Medicaid Services, formerly HCFA
  29. COLA
    Cost of living adjustment
  30. CORF
    certified outpatient rehabilitation facility
  31. CEU
    Continuing Education Unit (10 contact hours)
  32. CQI
    Continuous Quality Improvement
  33. CPT
    Current Procedural Terminology, a coding system used to bill for medical procedures
  34. DHHS
    Department of Health and Human Services
  35. DOE
    Department of Education
  36. DOL
    Department of Labor
  37. DOT
    Dictionary of Occupational Titles
  38. DRG
    diagnostic-related group
  39. DSM-IV
    Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fourth Edition
  40. FDA
    Food and Drug Administration
  41. FI
    fiscal intermediary
  42. GAO
    Governmental Accounting Agency
  43. HCFA
    Health Care Financing Administration
  44. HCPCS
    Health Care Procedures Coding System
  45. HMO
    Health maintenance organization
  46. HHA
    Home health agency
  47. HIPAA
    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  48. ICD-9
    International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Edition
  49. IDEA
    Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

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