435 abbreviations
Abbreviation Meaning
ENT Ear, nose and throat
EOB Explanation of benefits
EOC Episode of care … also Emergency operations center... also Explanation of coverage
EOC Emergency operations center
EOMB Explanation of Medicare Benefits
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
EPI-X Epidemic information exchange (national list serve)
EPO Exclusive Provider Organization
EPSDT Early periodic screening diagnosis and treatment program
ER Emergency room
ER/ED Emergency room/emergency department
ERISA Employee Retirement Income Security Act
ESF Emergency support functions
ESF06 Mass care emergency support function
ESF08 Health and medical services support function
FACHE Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives
FAQ Frequently asked questions
FBS Fasting blood sugar
FDA Food and Drug Administration
FEC Freestanding emergency center
FEHBP Federal Employees Health Benefits Program
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FFS Fee for service
FI Fiscal intermediary
FMG Foreign medical graduate
FPL Federal Poverty Level
FQHC Federally Qualified Health Center
FSA Flexible spending accounts
FSH Follicle-stimulating hormone
FTC Federal Trade Commission
FTE Full-time equivalent
GAF Geographic adjustment factor
GAO U.S. General Accountability Office
GB viz. Gall bladder visualization
GC Gonococcal, gonorrhea
GHAA Group Health Association of America
GI Gastrointestinal
GME Graduate medical education
GP General practitioner
GPCI Geographic practice cost index
GU Genitourinary
HAN Health Alert Network
HANYS Healthcare Association of New York State
HAWK-I Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa
HAZMAT Hazardous material
HCPCS Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System
HEDIS Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set
HEICS Hospital emergency incident command system
HEPA High-efficiency particulate air
HERT Hospital emergency response team