Program Integrity - Acronyms

ACES Automated Client Eligibility System
ACF Administration for Children and Families
AFCARS Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System
AICPA American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
CACFP Child and Adult Care Food Program
CAPTA Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act
CC Cub Care
CCDBG Child Care and Development Block Grant
CCDF Child Care and Development Fund
CFSP Child and Family Services Plan
CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CPE Continuing Professional Education
CPS Child Protective Services
DAFS Department of Administrative and Financial Services
DDC Documentation/Database Contractor
DDS Disability Determination Services
DPI Division of Program Integrity
DRA Deficit Reduction Act
DSER Division of Support Enforcement and Recovery
EPLS Excluded Parties List System
ERISA Employee Retirement Income Security Act
FFP Federal Financial Participation
FFS Fee for Service
FHM Fund for a Healthy Maine
FI Fiscal Intermediary
FIPS Federal Information Processing Standard
FLSA Fair Labor Standards Act
FMAP Federal Medical Assistance Percentage
FOIA Freedom of Information Act
FPC Finite Population Correction
FRT Finance Recovery Team
FSR Financial Status Report
FTE Full Time Equivalent
GAGAS Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards
GAO Government Accountability Office
HCB Home and Community Benefit
HCBS Home and Community Based Services
HCCA Home Care Coordinator Agency
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
ICF-MR Independent Care Facility for Persons with Mental Retardation
IIA Institute of Internal Auditors
IPA Independent Public Accountant
IPHIS Integrated Public Health Information System
IPIA Improper Payments Information Act
IPRT Interim Payment Recovey Team
ITO Indian Tribal Organization
MACWIS Maines Automated Child Welfare Information System
MAPSIS Maine Adult Protective Services Information System
MCDC Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention
MEQC Medicaid Eligibility Quality Control
MER Medical Evidence of Record
MFCU Medical Fraud Control Unit
MIHMS Maine Integrated Health Management Solution
MIP Maine Immunization Program
MMIS Medicaid Management Information System
MOE Maintenance of Eligibility
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MSTAMS Maine State Time and Attendance Management System
MTDC Modified Total Direct Costs
NCANDS National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System
NECSES New England Child Support Enforcement System
NPI National Provider Indentifier
OACPD Office of Adults with Cognitive and Physical Disabilities
OAMH Office of Adult Mental Health Services
OCFS Office of Child and Family Services
OCR

Office of Civil Rights

OES Office of Elderly Services
OIAS Office of Integrated Access and Support
OMB Office of Management and Budget
OPEGA Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability
OPRA Over Payment Recovery Application
PAR Performance and Accountability Report
PERM Payment Error Rate Measurement
PERMTAG Payment Error Rate Measurement Technical Advisory Group
PERS Personal Emergency Response System
PIP Prospective Interim Payments
PNMI Private Non Medical Institution
POMS Program Operations Manual System
PRWORA Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996
RC Review Contractor
RFP Request for Proposal
SACWIS Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System
SAS Statements on Auditing Standards
SC Statistical Contractor
SCHIP State Child Health Insurance Program
SMERF State Medicaid Error Rate Findings
SSA Social Security Administration
SSAE Statement of Standards for Attestation Engagements
SSDI Social Security Disability Insurance
SSI Social Security Income
SURS Surveillance and Utilization Review Unit
TANF Temporary Assistance to Needy Families
TCM Targeted Case Management
TMSA Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement
TT Transitional Transportation
WIC Women Infants and Children