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March 2010

Consumer Addiction Treatment and Managed Care Related Terms Glossary

American College of Mental Health Administration
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

American Managed Behavioral Healthcare Association
American Public Welfare Association

American Society of Addiction Medicine

ASAM's Patient Placement Criteriafor the Treatment of
Substance-Related Disorders
, 2nd ed.

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation (formerly the Commission on
Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities)

community-based organization

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
community mental health center

Community Mental Health Services (Block Grant)

Council on Accreditation of Services for Families and Children
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

Digital Equipment Corporation

Diagnos tic and Statistical Manual, 4th ed. (American Psychiatric Association)
essential community provider

Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (services)
Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health

Family Treatment Association

Health Care Financing Administration
Health Plan Employer Data Information Set
human immunodeficiency virus

health maintenance organization .
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Individualized Education Plan

Indian Health Service

institution for mental disease

Institute of MediCin 


Going to a great conference In Fort Worth Texas the METAMORPHOSIS CONFERENCE IS A GREAT ADDICTION CONFERENCE. Hope to see some of you this year at this event.