435 abbreviations
Abbreviation Meaning
HFMA Healthcare Financial Management Association
Hgb. Hemoglobin
HHA Home Health Agency
HHR Health human resources (or health workforce)
HHS Health and Human Services (Federal)
HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HHSC Health and Human Services Commission
HIAA Health Insurance Association of America
HICPAC Hospital infection control practices advisory committee
HICS Hospital incident command system
HIM Health information management
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HIPCs Health Insurance Purchasing Cooperatives
HLSEM Homeland security and emergency management
HMO Health maintenance organization
HPAI Highly pathogenic avian influenza
HPB Historic payment basis
HPCI Health Policy Corporation of Iowa
HPSA Health Professional Shortage Area
HQRM Healthcare quality and resource management
HSR Hospital-specific rate
IAC Iowa Administrative Code
IAHSA Iowa Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
IC Incident commander
ICC Incident command center
ICD International Classification of Diseases
ICF/MR Intermediate Care Facility for the Mentally Retarded
ICN Intermediate care nursery
ICN Iowa Communications Network
ICP Infection control professional
ICS Incident command system
ICU Intensive care unit
IDAC Infectious disease advisory committee
IDALS Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
IDIA Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals
IDPH Iowa Department of Public Health
IDS Integrated delivery system
IFMC Iowa Foundation for Medical Care
IHA Iowa Hospital Association
IHC Iowa Healthcare Collaborative
IHERF Iowa Hospital Education & Research Foundation
IHHCC Iowa Hospital Home Care Council
IHI Institute for Healthcare Improvement
IHO Iowa Hospice Organization
IHS Indian Health Services
IISN Iowa Influenza Surveillance Network
IM Intramuscular
IME Indirect Medical Education … also Iowa Medicaid Enterprise
IMGMA Iowa Medical Group Management Association
IMS Iowa Medical Society