The list of healthcare acronyms and abbreviations.

All healthcare related acronyms and abbreviations.

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FDA:
Food and Drug Administration(Medicare, Food science, Food tech)
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SSA:
Social Security Administration(Us taxes, Medicare, Healthcare)
7
AMA:
American Medical Association(ETHICS, Allopathic, Sleep disorders)
5
NCHS:
National Center for Health Statistics(Sleep disorders, SLEEP, Healthcare)
5
RFP:
Request for Proposal(Procurement, Business Development, CORPORATE)
5
RN:
Registered Nurse(Profession, Hospital, Health professional initials)
4
AANP:
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners(Academy, Healthcare, Nursing)
4
HCFA:
Health Care Financing Administration(Healthcare, Disability, Nursing)
3
AHA:
American Hospital Association(Healthcare, Health Care)1 alike 
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American Heart Association(Healthcare, Health Care, Medical)
3
CDC:
Control Data Corporation(Healthcare, Company, Computing Science)
3
HRSA:
Health Resources and Services Administration(Medicare, Healthcare)
3
IS:
International Standard(Healthcare, Architectural, Architecture)
3
NGNA:
National Gerontological Nurses Association(Healthcare, Medicine)
3
RFI:
Request for Information(Department, Healthcare, Military jargon)
2
AHCPR:
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research(Healthcare, Nursing)
2
HMO:
Health Maintenance Organization(Educational and health, Prostate Cancer)
2
MSN:
Master of Science in Nursing(Health professional initials)
1
AFDC:
Aid to Families with Dependent Children(Educational and health)
1
AGI:
Adjusted Gross Income(Healthcare, Taxation, US taxation)
1
ASTHO:
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials(Healthcare)
1
BRFSS:
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System(Healthcare, Health Care)
1
CHAMPUS:
Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services
1
DME:
Durable Medical Equipment(Healthcare, Health Care, Disability)
1
HCUP:
Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project(Healthcare, Medicine)
1
HPSAs:
Health Professional Shortage Areas(Healthcare, Health Care, Medical)
1
JCAHO:
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations
1
NACCHO:
National Association of County and City Health Officials
1
NCQA:
National Committee for Quality Assurance(Healthcare, Health Care)
1
NPRM:
Notice of Proposed Rule Making(Healthcare, Health Care, Special Education)
1
PCP:
Primary Care Physician(Trying to Conceive, Getting pregnant, Healthcare)
1
PPO:
Preferred Provider Organization(Prostate Cancer, Healthcare, Health Care)
1
STD:
Sexually Transmitted Disease(Gynaecology, Gynecology, Personal ad slang)
1
TAC:
Technical Advisory Committee(Healthcare, Urban design, Urban planning)
0
A&E:
Accident and Emergency(Healthcare, Health Care, Construction)
0
AACN:
American Association of Critical Care Nurses(Medicare, Healthcare)
0
AAHP:
American Association of Health Plans(Healthcare, Association)
0
AAN:
American Academy of Nursing(Academy, Healthcare, Nursing)
0
AAPCC:
Adjusted Average Per Capita Cost(Healthcare, Health Care, Medical)
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American Association of Poison Control Centers(Pharmacology)
0
ABPANC:
American Board of Perianesthesia Nursing Certification, Inc.
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ACNP:
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner(Nursing speciality, Healthcare, Nursing)
0
ACNP-C:
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Certified(Healthcare, Nursing, Medical)
0
ADM:
Advanced Diabetes Management(Nursing speciality, Healthcare, Nursing)
0
AGI:
Alan Guttmacher Institute(Healthcare, Medicine)
0
AMA:
Against Medical Advice(Healthcare, Firefighting, Nursing)
0
AMC:
Academic Medical Center(Healthcare, Medicine)
0
ANP:
Adult Nurse Practitioner(Nursing speciality, Healthcare, Medical education)
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AORN:
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses(Healthcare, Nursing)
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APRN:
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse(Health professional initials)
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