Glossary of Terms for NHTD Waiver Program

Abbreviation Definition
ADL Activities of Daily Living
ALP Assisted Living Program
APS Adult Protective Services
AT Assistive Technology
CDBG Community Development Block Grant
CDPAP Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program
CHHA Certified Home Health Agency
CIC Community Integration Counseling
CIN Client Identification Number
CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CMCM Comprehensive Medicaid Case Management
CTS Community Transitional Services
DME Durable Medical Equipment
DOH Department of Health
E-mods Environmental Modifications Services
HCBS Home and Community-Based Services
HCSS Home and Community Support Services
HEAP Home Energy Assistance Program
HHA Home Health Aide
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HUD U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
IADL Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
ICF/MRDD Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Mental Retardation or Developmental Disabilities
ILST Independent Living Skills Training Services
ISP Initial Service Plan
ISR Individual Service Report
LDSS Local Department of Social Services
LHCSA Licensed Home Care Services Agency
LOC Level of Care
LTC Long Term Care
LTHHCP Long Term Home Health Care Program
MLTC Managed Long Term Care
MMIS Medicaid Management Information System
NE Nurse Evaluator
NHTD Nursing Home Transition and Diversion Waiver
NOD Notice of Decision
OMH Office of Mental Health
OMIG Office of Medicaid Inspector General
OMRDD Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
OT Occupational Therapy
PACE Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly
PBIS Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
PCA Personal Care Aide
PCS Personal Care Services
PERS Personal Emergency Response System
POE Point of Entry
PPO Plan for Protective Oversight
PRI/SCREEN Patient Review Instrument and SCREEN
PT Physical Therapy
QA Quality Assurance
QI Quality Improvement
QMP Quality Management Program
QMS Quality Management Specialist
RHCF Residential Health Care Facility (nursing home)
RRDC Regional Resource Development Center
RRDS Regional Resource Development Specialist
RSP Revised Service Plan
SC Service Coordination
SDP Structured Day Program Services
SIRC Serious Incident Reporting Committee
SNF Skilled Nursing Facility
SP Service Plan
SRI Serious Reportable Incident
SS Social Security
SSDI Social Security Disability Insurance
SSI Supplemental Security Income
TBI Traumatic Brain Injury
TOT Training-Of-Trainer
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
VESID Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities
WMS Waiver Management Staff