State Medicaid Programs Respond to Meet COVID-19 Challenges: Results from a 50-State Medicaid Budget Survey for State Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021

Appendix A: Acronym Glossary

ABD – aged, blind, and disabled

ACA – Affordable Care Act

AMI – Area Median Income

BH – behavioral health

CARES – Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

CDC – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CHIP – Children’s Health Insurance Program

CMS – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

DRG – Diagnosis Related Group

EMS – emergency medical services

EPSDT – Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment

FAI – Financial Alignment Initiative

FFCRA – Families First Coronavirus Response Act

FFS – fee-for-service

FMAP – Federal Medicaid Assistance Percentage

FPL – federal poverty level

FY – state fiscal year

HCBS – home and community-based services

HEDIS – Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set

ICF-ID – intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities

I/DD – intellectual and developmental disabilities

IGT – intergovernmental transfer

LTC – long-term care

LTSS – long-term services and supports

MAGI – modified adjusted gross income

MAT – medication assisted treatment

MCO – managed care organization

MLTSS – managed long-term services and supports

MLR – medical loss ratio

MOE – maintenance of eligibility

NEMT – non-emergency medical transportation

OB/GYN – obstetrician and gynecologist OT – occupational therapy

PBM – pharmacy benefit manager

PCCM – primary care case management

PCP – primary care physician

PDL – preferred drug list

PHE – public health emergency

PHP – prepaid health plan

PPE – personal protective equipment PT – physical therapy

SDOH – social determinants of health

SED – serious emotional disturbance

SNAP – Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

SPA – State Plan Amendment

SPMI – severe and persistent mental illness

SUD – substance use disorder

Methods Appendix B: Survey Instrument

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