APPENDIX A COMMONLY USED ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

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1 COMMONLY USED ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS ABAWD ACF ACMC ACT, the ADAP ADH AFDC AFDCU AFDC/U AG AIDS AP Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents Administration for Children and Families Assessment and Case Management Centers (BEP) The Social Security Act AIDS Drug Assistance Program Administrative Disqualification Hearing Aid to Families With Dependent Children Aid to Families With Dependent Children - Unemployed Parent Includes AFDC and AFDCU Assistance Group Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Absent Parent APPALRED Appalachian Research and Defense Fund ARU BCF BCSE BEP BFU BMS Automated Response Unit (for EBT). Also called EBT Helpline Bureau for Children and Families Bureau of Child Support Enforcement (formerly CAO and CSED) Bureau of Employment Programs Basic Filing Unit Bureau for Medical Services (formerly OMS) 1/ A - 1

2 CAN CAO CDCS CEN CFR CHIP Social Security Claim Number Child Advocate Office (formerly CSED, now BCSE) Children With Disabilities Community Service Program Continuously Eligible Newborn Code of Federal Regulations West Virginia Children s Health Insurance Program CHIPRA CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2009 COLA CMS CPI CSED CSHCN CSM CSMA CSR CWS CWEP DA&A DAC DCA DFA DRS Cost of Living Adjustment Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (formerly HCFA) Consumer Price Index Child Support Enforcement Division (formerly CAO, now BCSE) Children with Special Health Care Needs Program (formerly Handicapped Children) Community Services Manager Community Spouse Maintenance Allowance Customer Service Representative (EBT Vendor) College Work Study Community Work Experience Program Drug Addicts and Alcoholics Disabled Adult Children Diversionary Cash Assistance Division of Family Assistance (formerly OFS) Division of Rehabilitative Services 1/ A - 2

3 EA EBT EIP EOB FCS FDA FEMA FHA FI FMA FmHA FNS FPL FSE&T FTROP FVO Emergency Assistance Electronic Benefits Transfer Employer Incentive Program Explanation of Benefits Food and Consumer Services (Now FNS) Food and Drug Administration Federal Emergency Management Agency Federal Housing Authority Countable SNAP Income Family Maintenance Allowance Farmers Home Administration Food and Nutrition Services (formerly FCS) Federal Poverty Level Food Stamp Employment and Training Federal Tax Refund Offset Program Family Violence Option GA for DA General Assistance for Disabled Adults (Program discontinued 7/1/96) GLF GSYP HCB HCFA HSS HUD Group Living Facilities Governor's Summer Youth Program Home and Community Based Waiver Health Care Financing Administration (now CMS) Homeless Shelter Standard Housing and Urban Development 10/ A - 3

4 ICF/MR IEVS IFM IG IM inroads ILC IPACT IPV IV-A IV-D IV-E JOBS JOIN JTPA LIEAP LIS LTC/AC MP MIS MNIL MIPPA MPA Intermediate Care Facility/Mentally Retarded Income and Eligibility Verification System Investigations and Fraud Management Income Group Income Maintenance Information Network for Resident Online Access and Delivery of Services Issuance-Limited County Interstate Paternity Acknowledgement Certification Transmission Intentional (SNAP) Program Violation Section of the Act dealing with TANF (formerly AFDC/U) Section of the Act dealing with Child Support Section of the Act dealing with Foster Care Job Opportunity and Basic Skills Program Joint Opportunities for Independence Job Training Partnership Act (now WIA) Low-Income Energy Assistance Program Low-Income Subsidy for Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Long Term Care/Alternative Care Major Parent Management Information Systems Medically Needy Income Level (formerly PIL) Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act Medicare Premium Assistance (QMB, SLIMB, QI-1) 1/ A - 4

5 mp MR/DD MRT MSP M-WIN NEMT NF NG NILC NPA NSLP OFS OJT OLE OMCFH OMS OSCAR PA PAC PAAS PASS Minor Parent Mentally Retarded/Developmentally Disabled Medical Review Team Medicare Savings Plans (QMB, SLIMB, and QI-1) Medicaid Work Incentive Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Nursing Facility (formerly nursing home) Needs Group Non-Issuance-Limited County Non-Public Assistance National School Lunch Program Office of Family Support (now DFA) On-the-Job Training Outside Living Expenses Office of Maternal, Child and Family Health (formerly Office of Maternal and Child Health) Office of Medical Services (Now BMS) Online Support Collection and Reporting Public Assistance Pickle Amendment Coverage Physicians Assured Access System Plan for Achieving Self-Support PDP Prescription Drug Plan (Medicare, Part D) 1/ a -162b A - 5

6 PIC PL PNE POC POE Private Industry Council Poverty-Level Paternity Not Established Period of Consideration Period of Eligibility PRWORA Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 PWE QC QC QDWI QI-1 Primary Wage Earner Quality Child - Medicaid Quality Control (formerly Quality Assurance) Qualified Disabled Working Individual Qualified Individual-1 QI-2 Qualified Individual-2 (Program Discontinued - December 31, 2002) QMB Qualified Medicare Beneficiary QR Quarterly Reporting (Discontinued December 31, 1997) PRC RAPIDS RD RESA RRB RSDI SAVE SCA SDX Personal Responsibility Contract Recipient Automated Payment and Information Data System Regional Director Report on Economic Services Activity Railroad Retirement Board Retirement, Survivors and Disability Insurance Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlement Program School Clothing Allowance State Data Exchange 1/ a -162b A - 6

7 SFU SGA SLIMB SVES Standard Filing Unit Substantial Gainful Activity Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary State Verification Eligibility System SNAP SOLQ SSA SSI SSN SUA TANF TEFAP Title XIX Title XX TM TPL UCI UMWA UPV USDA VA VISTA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formally known as the Food Stamp Program) State Online Query for SSA Information Social Security Administration Supplemental Security Income Social Security Account Number SNAP Standard Utility Allowance Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program Section of the Act dealing with Medicaid Section of the Act dealing with Social Services Programs Transitional Medicaid Third-Party Liability Unemployment Compensation Insurance United Mine Workers of America Unintentional (SNAP) Program Violation United States Department of Agriculture Veteran's Administration Volunteers In Service To America 1/ a -162b A - 7

8 VQ WC WIA WIC W&T WtW Voluntary Quit Workers' Compensation Workforce Investment Act (formerly JTPA) Women, Infants and Children Program Work and Training Welfare to Work 1/ a -162b A - 8

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