Medical Terminology - GAMSS Acronyms (Commonly Used Terms)

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Acronyms for commonly used terminology
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[blank_start]AANA[blank_end] – American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
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  • AANA
  • AAONA

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ABMS – [blank_start]American Board of Medical Specialties[blank_end]
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  • American Board of Medical Specialties
  • American Board of Medical Specialists

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[blank_start]ACCME[blank_end] – Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
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  • ACME
  • ACCME

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[blank_start]ACGME[blank_end] - Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
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  • ACGME
  • ACCME

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ACLS – [blank_start]Advanced Cardiac Life Support[blank_end]
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  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Accreditation Cardiac Life Support

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AHP – [blank_start]Allied Health Professional[blank_end]
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  • Advanced Healthcare Professional
  • Allied Health Professional

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AMA – [blank_start]American Medical Association[blank_end]
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  • American Medical Association
  • American Medicine Association

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ANCC – [blank_start]American Nurses Credentialing Center[blank_end]
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  • American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Association of Nurses Credentialing Cent

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AOA – [blank_start]American Osteopathic Association[blank_end]
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  • American Osteopaths Association
  • American Osteopathic Association

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ATLS – [blank_start]Advanced Trauma Life Support[blank_end]
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  • Advanced Trauma Life Specialist
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support

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[blank_start]BLS[blank_end] – Basic Life Support
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  • BLS
  • BCLS

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CDS – [blank_start]Controlled Dangerous Substance[blank_end]
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  • Controlled Dangerous Substance
  • Center for Drug Services

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CME – [blank_start]Continuing Medical Education[blank_end]
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  • Continuing Medical Education
  • Continuance of Medical Education

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COI – [blank_start]Certificate of Insurance[blank_end]
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  • Certificate of Insurance
  • Copy of Insurance

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[blank_start]CRNA[blank_end] – Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
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  • CNA
  • CRNA

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CVO - [blank_start]Credentials Verification Organization[blank_end]
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  • Credentials Verification Organization
  • Credentialing Verification Office

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DEA – [blank_start]Drug Enforcement Agency[blank_end]
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  • Drug Enforcement Agency
  • Drug Enforcement Agents

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[blank_start]DO[blank_end] – Doctor of Osteopathy
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  • DOM
  • DO

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DNV - [blank_start]Det Norske Veritas[blank_end]
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  • Det Norske Veritas
  • Department of Verification

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[blank_start]ECFMG[blank_end] – Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
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  • ECFMG
  • ECFFMG

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EPLS – [blank_start]Excluded Parties List System[blank_end]
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  • Exclusion Program Listing System
  • Excluded Parties List System

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[blank_start]FACIS[blank_end] – Fraud and Abuse Control Information Center
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  • FACIS
  • FCAIC

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[blank_start]FCVS[blank_end] - Federation Credentials Verification Service
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  • FCRVS
  • FCVS

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FLEX – [blank_start]Federation Licensing Exam[blank_end]
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  • Federation Licensing Exam
  • Federal License Exam Xerox

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FPPE – [blank_start]Focused Professional Practice Evaluation[blank_end]
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  • Focused Professional Practice Evaluation
  • Focused Professional Provider Evaluation

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FSMB – [blank_start]Federation of State Medical Boards[blank_end]
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  • Federation of State Medical Boards
  • Federation of Surgery and Medicine Board

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GME – [blank_start]Graduate Medical Education[blank_end]
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  • Graduate Medical Education
  • Graduate Medicine Education

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GSA – [blank_start]General Services Administration[blank_end]
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  • Government Services Administration
  • General Services Administration

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[blank_start]HIPDB[blank_end] – Health Integrity and Protection Data Bank
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  • HIPDB
  • HINPDB

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HMO – [blank_start]Health Maintenance Organization[blank_end]
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  • Healthcare Maintenance Organization
  • Health Maintenance Organization

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LIP – [blank_start]Licensed Independent Practitioner[blank_end]
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  • Licensed Independent Practitioner
  • Licensed Independent Provider

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MCO – [blank_start]Managed Care Organization[blank_end]
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  • Managed Care Organization
  • Medical Care Organization

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MD – [blank_start]Medical Doctor[blank_end]
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  • Medical Doctor
  • Medical Degree

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MEC – [blank_start]Medical Executive Committee[blank_end]
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  • Medical Executive Committee
  • Medicine Executive Committee

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[blank_start]MSP[blank_end] – Medical Services Professional
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  • MSP
  • MSSP

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NCQA – [blank_start]National Committee for Quality Assurance[blank_end]
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  • National Committee for Quality Assurance
  • National Commission Quality Assurance

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NP – [blank_start]Nurse Practitioner[blank_end]
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  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nursing Provider

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NPDB – [blank_start]National Practitioner Data Bank[blank_end]
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  • National Practitioner Data Bank
  • National Provider Data Bank

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NPI – [blank_start]National Provider Identifier[blank_end]
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  • Nationwide Provider Identity
  • National Provider Identifier

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NPSG – [blank_start]National Patient Safety Goals[blank_end]
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  • National Patient Safety Goals
  • National Provider Standards & Goals

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NTIS – [blank_start]National Technical Information Services[blank_end]
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  • National Teaching Information Society
  • National Technical Information Services

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[blank_start]OIG[blank_end] - Office of the Inspector General
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  • OIG
  • OTIG

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[blank_start]OPPE[blank_end] – Ongoing Professional Performance Evaluation
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  • OGPPE
  • OPPE

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PA – [blank_start]Physician Assistant[blank_end]
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  • Practitioner Assistant
  • Physician Assistant

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PALS – [blank_start]Pediatric Advanced Life Support[blank_end]
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  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Physician Advanced Learning System

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PHI – [blank_start]Protected Health Information[blank_end]
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  • Protected Health Information
  • Physician's Health Information

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PSV – [blank_start]Primary Source Verification[blank_end]
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  • Primary Source Verification
  • Physician Specialty Verification

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[blank_start]RN[blank_end] – Registered Nurse
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  • RN
  • APRN

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SAM -[blank_start]Systems Award Management[blank_end]
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  • Systems Award Management
  • Surgical Access Monitoring

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UPIN - [blank_start]Unique Physician Identification Numbe[blank_end]r
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  • Unique Physician Identification Number
  • Unique Practitioner Identifying Number

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[blank_start]URAC[blank_end] – Utilization Review Accreditation Committee
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  • URAC
  • URVAC

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[blank_start]USMLE[blank_end] – United States Medical Licensing Examination
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  • USMLE
  • USMLEX
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