OTA Abbreviations pg 21.txt

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OTA Abbreviations pg 21.txt
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OTA Abbreviations pg 21
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  2. X or x
    times
  3. wt.
    weight
  4. y/o or
    y.o.
    year old (5 y/o girl)
  5. yd
    yard
  6. yr
    year
  7. ''
    inches
  8. +
    • positive;
    • plus;
    • and
  9. -
    • negative,
    • minus
  10. ~
    approximately
  11. #
    • number;
    • pound
  12. /
    per
  13. <
    less than
  14. >
    greater than
  15. /
    extension
  16. ADA
    Americans with Disabilities Act
  17. BCBS
    Blue Cross Blue Sheild
  18. CARF
    Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
  19. CDC
    Centers of Disease Control and Prevention
  20. CMS
    Center of Medicare and Medicaid Services, formerly HCFA
  21. CEU
    Continuing Education Unit (10 contact hours)
  22. CPT
    Current Procedural Terminology, a coding system used to bill for medical procedures
  23. DHHS
    Department of Health and Human Services
  24. DRG
    diagnostic-related group
  25. DSM-IV
    Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fourth Edition
  26. FDA
    Food and Drug Administration
  27. HMO
    Health maintenance organization
  28. HHA
    Home health agency
  29. HIPAA
    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  30. ICD-9
    International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Edition
  31. IDEA
    Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

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