Acronyms

Below is a list of commonly used acronyms on the NYS Rehabilitation Association website. If you'd like to add to this list or if you see anything we are missing, please contact: nysra@nyrehab.org.

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ACA Affordable Care Act
ACCES-VR Adult Career and Continuing Education Services - Vocational Rehabilitation
ACT Assertive Community Treatment
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
AMAP Approved Medication Administration Personnel
AOT Assisted Outpatient Treatment
APSE Association of People Supporting Employment First

 

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BHO Behavioral Health Organization
BIP Balancing Incentive Program

 

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CAS Coordinated Assessment System
CASE Consortium for Advancement of Supported Employment
CBT Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
CDOS Career Development and Occupational Students Commencement Credential
CFCO Community First Choice Option
CFR Consolidated Fiscal Report
CMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
COLA Cost-of-Living Adjustment
CP of NYS Cerebral Palsy Association of New York State
CQL Council on Quality and Leadership

 

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DDAWNY Developmental Disabilities Alliance of Western New York
DISCO Developmental Disabilities Individual Support and Care Coordination Organization
DOB Department of Budget
DOH Department of Health
DOJ Department of Justice
DSP Direct Support Professional
DSRIP Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program

 

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EO Executive Order

 

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FI Fiscal Intermediary
FIDA Fully Integrated Duals Advantage
FOIL Freedom of Information Law
FY Fiscal Year

 

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HARPs Health and Recovery Plans
HCBS Home and Community-Based Services

 

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IAC InterAgency Council
ICF Intermediate Care Facilities
IPS Individualized Placement and Support
ISS Individual Supports and Services

 

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MCTAC Managed Care Technical Assistance Center
MFP Money Follows the Person Demonstration
MRT Medicaid Redesign Team
MSC Medicaid Service Coordination

 

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NDEAM National Disability Employment Awareness Month
NPA Nurse Practice Act
NYESS New York Employment Services System
NYSACRA New York State Association of Community & Residential Agencies
NYSCB New York State Commission for the Blind
NYSED New York State Education Department
NYSID New York State Industries for the Disabled
NYSRA New York State Rehabilitation Association

 

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OASAS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services
OCFS Office of Children & Family Services
OMH Office of Mental Health
OPWDD Office for People With Developmental Disabilities

 

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POM Personal Outcome Measures
PPS Performing Provider System
Pre-Voc Pre-Vocational Services
PROS Personalized Recovery Oriented Services

 

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QA Quality Assurance
QI Quality Improvement

 

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RCWT Regional Centers for Workforce Transformation
RFA Request for Application
RFP Request for Proposal
RRTI Rehabilitation Research and Training Institute
RTC Residential Treatment Center
RTF Residential Treatment Facility

 

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SED NYS Education Department
SEMP Supported Employment
SSA Social Security Administration
SSD Social Security Disability
SSDI Social Security Disability Insurance
SSI Supplemental Security Income

 

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TANF Temporary Assistance to Needy Families
TAY Transition Age Youth
TE/SE Transitional Employment/Supported Employment
TTW Ticket to Work
TTY Teletypewriter

 

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VAP Vital Access Provider
VBP Value Based Payment Reform
VR Vocational Rehabilitation

 

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WIOA Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
WSM Wellness Self Management