Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/6

Click to flip

6 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
AHC/AMC
Academic health center/ Academic medical Center: a group of related institutions including a teaching hospital, a medical school and its affiliated faculty practice plan, as well as other health professional schools
CMS
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services: part of the US Department of Heath and Human Services, the contracting agency for health maintenance organizations (HMOs) that seek direct contractor/provider status for provision of Medicare and Medicaid Benefits (Formerly HCFA)
CON
(Certificate of Need: laws in some states require a CON to determine wehther the state will permit a hospital or a physician's practice to add beds, operating rooms, or expenisive pieces of technology
DRG
(Diagnosis Related Group): a classification system using 383 major diagnostic categories that assign patients into case types. It is used to facilitate utilization review, analyze patient case mix, and determine hospital reimbursement. For example, the classification DRG 320 indicates a kidney and urinary tract infection
DSH
(Disproportionate share hospital) programs that provide for addictional payments to hospitals that serve a large number of low-income inpatients
EMR
(Eectronic Meical record) A medical document stored in a machine-readable format. Data are entered into the record via many different sources, including computerized entry and various