435 abbreviations
Abbreviation Meaning
INA Iowa Nurses Association
IOM Institute of Medicine
IOMA Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association
IONL Iowa Organization of Nurse Leaders
IP Intraperitoneal
IPA Independent Practice Association
IPF Inpatient psychiatric facility
IRB Institutional review board
IRF Inpatient rehabilitation facility
ISMP Institute for Safe Medication Practices
ITC Iowa Trauma Coordinators
IV Intravenous
IVP Intravenous pyelogram (urogram)
JIC Joint information center
LAMA Left against medical advice
LCD Local coverage determinations
LMS Learning management system
LOS Length of stay
LPC Licensed professional counselor
LPHA Local public health agency
LPN Licensed practical nurse
LPT Licensed physical therapist
LRN Laboratory Response Network
LSA Legislative Service Agency
LTC Long-term care
LVN Licensed vocational nurse
MA Medicare Advantage
MAC Medicare Administrative Contractor
MB Market basket
MBI Market basket index
MCO Managed care organization
MD Doctor of Medicine
MDA Muscular Dystrophy Association
MDC Major diagnostic category
MDH Medicare Dependent Hospital
MDS Minimum data set
ME Medical examiner
MedPAC Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
MEI Medical economic index
mEq. Milliequivalent
MFS Medicare fee schedule
MGCRB Medicare Geographic Classification Review Board
MHA Master of Hospital Administration Master of Health Administration
MHSA Master of Health Services Administration
MI Myocardial infarction; also Mitral insufficiency or Mental institution
MLP Mid-level practitioner
MMA Medicare Modernization Act of 2003
MMRS Metropolitan medical response system
MOB Medical office building
MOM Milk of magnesia