Book:HIPAA Compliance: An Introduction/Abbreviations, acronyms, and initialisms

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Abbreviations, acronyms, and initialisms

ASC X12N: Accredited Standards Committee X12, Insurance Subcommittee

BAA: business associate agreement

CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CLIA: Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988

CPOE: computerized physician order entry

e-PHI: electronic protected health information

EDI: electronic data interchange

EHR: electronic health record

EIN: employer identification number

EMR: electronic medical record

FDA U.S. Food and Drug Administration

HIPAA: Health Information Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

HITECH: Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act

HHS: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HL7: Health Level 7

HMO: health maintenance organization

IRS: Internal Revenue Service

LIS: laboratory information system

MHSA: Mine Safety and Health Administration

MRN: medical record number

NCPDP: National Council for Prescription Drug Programs

NPI: National Provider Identifier

OCR: Office for Civil Rights

OHCS: organized healthcare arrangement

OSHA: Occupational Safety and Health Administration

PHI: protected health information

Citation for this section

Title: HIPAA Compliance: An Introduction - Abbreviations, acronyms, and initialisms

Author for citation: Alan Vaughan, with editorial modifications by Shawn Douglas

License for content: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International

Publication date: Originally published June 2016; compiled and lightly edited February 2022