Acronyms

Acronyms Commonly Used In Mental Health Services

Acronym Name
ACM Adult Case Manager
ACS The fiscal Intermediary (formerly Consultec)
ACT Assessment, Course and Treatment (DUI School or ACT Training)
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
ADC Average Daily Census
ADIS Alcohol and Drug Abuse Information System
ADRT Admission and Discharge Review Team
ADT Adult Day Treatment (Center)
AMDD Addiction & Mental Disorders Division (of DPHHS)
AOD Alcohol and Other Drugs
AOT Assisted Outpatient Treatment
APRN Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
APS Adult Protective Services
ARM Administrative Rules of Montana
ASAM American Society of Addiction Medicine
ASIS Applied Suicide Intervention Skills
ATTC Addiction Technology and Transfer Center
AWACS Agency-Wide Accounting and Client System
BHIF Behavioral Health Inpatient Facility
BOV Board of Visitors (Gov.'s Office)
CAPS Child & Adult Protective Services System
CALM Consumers Asserting Leadership in Montana
CASSP Child and Adolescent Service System Project
CCISC Comprehensive Continuous Integrated Systems of Care
CD Chemical Dependency
CFR Code of Federal Regulation
CFSD Child and Family Services Division
CHIP Children's Health Insurance Plan
CIP Community Incentive Program
CIT Crisis Intervention Team
CLO Community Liaison Officer
CMH Center for Mental Health (Great Falls)
CMHB Children's Mental Health Bureau
CMHC Community Mental Health Center
CMHF Center for Mental Health (formerly Golden Triangle)
CMHS Center for MEntal Health Services (block grant)
CMHSP Children's Mental Health Services Plan
CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (formerly HCFA)
CMT Care Management Team
COMPASS Co-Morbidity Program Audit and Self-Survey
CNS Comprehensive Neuro-Sciences
CON Certificate of Need
COO or COD Co-Occurring Disorders
CPO Community Program Officer
CRT Crisis Response Team
CSAA Central Service Area Authority
CSAP Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
CSAT Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
CSCT Comprehensive School and Community Treatment
DASIS Drug and Alcohol Services Information System
DBT Dialectical Behavior Therapy
DIG Data Infrastructure Grant
DME Durable Medical Equipment
DOC Department of Corrections
DPHHS Department of Public Health & Human Services
DRM Disability Rights Montana    (Formerly MAP)
DUI Driving Under the Influence
DUR Drug Utilization Review
EMCMHC Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center (Miles City)
EPSDT Early Periodic Screening & Diagnosis & Treatment
ESAA Eastern Service Area Authroity
FAIM Families Achieving Independence in MT
FFS Fee For Services
FFY Federal Fiscal Year
FMAP Federal Medical Assistance Percentage
FY Fiscal Year
GBMI Guilty but Mentally Ill
GTCHMHC* See CMH or C$MH (formerly Golden Triangle Community Mental Health Center)
GTCMHC See CMH (Golden Triangle Community Mental Health Center)
HCBS Home & Communicty-Based Services
HCFA Health Care Financing Administration ( Now CMS)
HIDTA High Impact Drug Traffic Area
HIFA Health Insurance Flexibility & Accountability (Waiver)
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act
HPSA Health Professional Shortage Area
HIDTA High Impact Drug Traffic Area
HRC Human Resources Council
HRD Health Resources Division
ICBR Intensive Community-Based Rehabilitation
ICM Intensive Care Management
ICMs Intensive Case Managers
IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IEP Individual Education Plan
IHS Indian Health Service
IMD Institute for Mental Disease — Medicaid prohibits funding anyone over 21 nd under 65 who is in an IMD.  MSH is an IMD & have currently requested feds to make a ruling on MCDC.
IMR Illness Management & Recovery
IOP Intensive Outpatient
I-OP Intensive Outpatient (mental health)
IOPT Intensive Out-Patient Treatment
JCAHO Joint Commission of Accreditation of Health Care Organizations
KMA Kid's Management Authority
LAC Licensed Addictions Counselor   (formerly CCDC)
LAC Local Advisory Council
MAADAC Montana Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors
MACo Montana Association of Counties
MAP Montana Advocacy Program (name changed to Disability Rights MT)
MASP Montana Addiction Service Providers
MCA Montana Codes Annotated
MCC Montana Children's Coordinating Committee
MCDC Montana Chemical Dependency Center (Butte)
MCI Montana Children's Initiative (provider association)
MCO Managed Care Organization
MCMHCA Montana Clinical Mental Health Counselors Association
MDS Minimum Data Center
MHOAC Mental Health Oversight Advisory Council
MHA Mental Health America
MHA-MT Mental Health America Montana
MHC Mental Health Center
MHP Mental Health Professional
MHSB Mental Health Services Bureau
MHSIP Mental Health Statistics Improvement Program
MHSP Mental Health Services Plan
MIAMI MT Initiative for the Abatement of Mortality in Infants
MIP Minor in Possession
MMA Medicare Modernization Act
MMHA Montana Mental Health Association
MMHNCC Montana Mental Health Nursing Care Center (Lewistown)
MMIS (Montana) Medicaid Management Information System
MOE Maintenance of Effort
MOMs Montana Operating Manuals
MonAMI Montana Alliance on Mental Illness
MOU MEmorandum of Understanding
MPN Montana Peer Network
MSH Montana State Hospital (Warm Springs)
MVR Montana Vocational Rehabilitation
NAMI National Association of Mental Illness
NAMI MT NAMI National Association of Mental Illness Montana
NASADAD National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors
NASMHPD National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
NCADD National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
NCADI National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
NFC New Freedom Commission
NFR The National Family Register
NGBMI Not Guilty But Mentally Ill
NIATx Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment
NPI National Provider Identifier
NPN National Prevention Network
OCD Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
OPI Office of Public Instruction
PACT Program of Assertive Community Treatment
PASRR Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (program)
PATH Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness
PERQS Purchasing, Entry, Receiving, Query System
PPCIIR Patient Placement Criteria II REvised Manual
PRU Psych-Rehab Unit
PSA Prevention & Stabilization Account
PSDS Psychiatric Service Dog Society
PSO Provider Service Organization
RADAR RADAR Network – Regional Alcohol & Drug Information Resource Network
RFI Request for Proposal
RFP Request for Proposal
RTC Residential Treatment Center
SAA Service Area Authority
SABHRS Statewide Accounting, Budgeting & Human Reources System
SADAP State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Profile
SAMHSA Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
SAMS Substance Abuse Management System
SAPT Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (Block Grant)
SCMHC South Central Mental Health Center
SCRMHC South Central Regional Mental Health Center (Billings)
SDMI Severe & Disabling Mental Illness (adult diagnosis)
SED Severe Emotional Disturbance (youth diagnosis)
SFY State Fiscal Year
SIG State Incentive Grant (MT used term CIP Community Incentive Program)
SMHA State Mental Health Authority
SOAR SSI/SSDI Outreach Access Recovery (training)
SOC System of Care
SSPFSIG Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant
STEP Secure Treatment and Evaluation Program (MSH)
SURS Surveillance and Utilization Review Section
TAC Technical Assistance Center
TAC Transportation Advisory Council
TANF Transitional Assistance to Needy Families
TCM Targeted Case Management (adult and youth)
TEAMS The Economic Assistance Management System
TEDS The Treatment Episode Data Set
TESS The Eligibility Screening System
TFC Therapeutic Foster Care
TFG Therapeutic Group Care
TYCM Targeted Youth Case Management
UFDS The Uniform Facility Data Set
UR Utilization Review
URS Uniform Reporting System
WICHE Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education
WMAS Western Montana Addiction Services
WMCMHC Western Montana Community Mental Health Center
WMMHC Western Montana Mental Health Center
WRAP Wellness Recovery Action Plan
WSAA Western Service Area Authority
YBGR Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch
YDI Youth Dynamic, Inc.
72HPE 72-Hour Presumptive Eligibility

 

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