Appendix VII, Acronyms

Revision 18-2; Effective September 3, 2018

The following acronyms are used in the STAR+PLUS Program.

AAAdaptive Aids
ADLActivity of Daily Living
AFCAdult Foster Care
ALAssisted Living
ALFAssisted Living Facility
AOAgency Option
APSAdult Protective Services
CAPCorrective Action Plan
CAREClient Assignment and Registration System
CASCommunity Attendant Services
CBACommunity Based Alternatives
CCADCommunity Care for the Aged and Disabled
CCPComprehensive Care Program
CDSConsumer Directed Services
CFCCommunity First Choice
CFRCode of Federal Regulations
CHIPChildren's Health Insurance Program
CLASSCommunity Living Assistance and Support Services
CMPASClient Managed Personal Attendant Services
CMSClaims Management System
CMSCenters for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CNACertified Nursing Assistant
COLACost of Living Adjustment
CRUCentralized Representation Unit
CSHCNChildren with Special Health Care Needs
CSILCommunity Services Interest List
DACDisabled Adult Child
DAHSDay Activity and Health Services
DBMDDeaf Blind with Multiple Disabilities
DDSDisability Determination Services
DDUDisability Determination Unit
DERData Entry Representative
DFPSDepartment of Family and Protective Services
DIDDetermination of Intellectual Disability
DIUData Integrity Unit
DMEDurable Medical Equipment
DOBDate of Birth
DODDate of Death
DRDesignated Representative
DSHSDepartment of State Health Services

Emergency Response Service

Enrollment Resolution Services
FBRFederal Benefit Rate
FCFamily Care (Title XX)
FHFair Hearing
FHOFair Hearings Officers
FMSAFinancial Management Services Agency
GRGeneral Revenue
HCBSHome and Community Based Services
HCSHome and Community-based Services
HCSSHome and Community Support Services
HCSSAHome and Community Support Services Agency
HDMHome Delivered Meals
HEARTHealth and Human Services Enterprise Administrative Report and Tracking System
HHSHealth and Human Services
HHSCTexas Health and Human Services Commission
HICAPHealth Information Counseling and Advocacy Program
HIPAAHealth Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HIPPHealth Insurance Premium Payment Program
HMAHealth Maintenance Activities
IADLInstrumental Activity of Daily Living
ICF-IIDIntermediate Care Facility for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability or Related Conditions
IDDIntellectual or Developmental Disability
IDTInterdisciplinary Team
ILMInterest List Management
IMEIncurred Medical Expense
ISPIndividual Service Plan
LARLegally Authorized Representative
LCSWLicensed Clinical Social Worker
LIDDALocal Intellectual and Developmental Disability Authority
LOCLevel of Care
LOSLevel of Service
LTCLong Term Care
LTC-RLong-term Care Regulatory
LTSSLong-term Services and Supports
LVNLicensed Vocational Nurse
MAOMedical Assistance Only
MBIMedicaid Buy-In
MCManaged Care
MCOManaged Care Organization
MCCOManaged Care Compliance & Operations
MDCPMedically Dependent Children Program
MDSMinimum Data Set
Med IDMedicaid Identification Card
MEPDMedicaid for the Elderly and People with Disabilities
MERPMedicaid Estate Recovery Program
MESAVMedicaid Eligibility Service Authorization Verification
MFPMoney Follows the Person
MHMMinor Home Modifications
MMPMedicare-Medicaid Plan
MNMedical Necessity
MN/LOCMedical Necessity and Level of Care
MSHCNMembers with Special Health Care Needs
NFNursing Facility
OTOccupational Therapy
PACEProgram of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly
PASPersonal Assistance Services
PASRRPreadmission Screening and Resident Review
PCNPatient Control Number
PCPPrimary Care Physician
PCSPersonal Care Services
PDNPrivate Duty Nursing
PESProgram Enrollment Support
PHCPrimary Home Care
PNAPersonal Needs Allowance
POCPlan of Care
PPECCPrescribed Pediatric Extended Care Center
PPSPremiums Payable System
PSUProgram Support Unit
PTPhysical Therapy
QITQualified Income Trust
QMBQualified Medicare Beneficiary
R&BRoom and Board
RNRegistered Nurse
RSDIRetirement and Survivors Disability Insurance
RUGResource Utilization Group
SAService Area
SASService Authorization System
SCService Code
SCService Coordinator
SCSASignificant Change in Status Assessment
SDXState Data Exchange
SGService Group
SLMBSpecified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries
SNAPSupplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
SOState Office
SOCStart of Care
SOLQState On-Line Query
SPMISevere and Persistent Mental Illness
STAR+PLUS HCBS programState of Texas Access Reform PLUS Home and Community Based Services program
SROService Responsibility Option
SSASocial Security Administration
SSISupplemental Security Income
SSNSocial Security Number
SSPDSpecial Services to Persons with Disabilities
STSpeech Therapy
STARState of Texas Access Reform
STAR+PLUSState of Texas Access Reform Plus
STSSupplemental Transition Support
TACTexas Administrative Code
TANFTemporary Assistance to Needy Families
TASTransition Assistance Services
TDITexas Department of Insurance
THSteps-CCPTexas Health Steps – Comprehensive Care Program
TIERSTexas Integrated Eligibility Redesign System
TMHPTexas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership
TOAType of Assistance
TPType Program
TPRThird-Party Resource
TWTexas Works
TxHmLTexas Home Living
UAPUnlicensed Assistive Person
UMCCUniform Managed Care Contract
UMCMUniform Managed Care Manual
WTPYWire Third Party Query