Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms

In many cases,
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CE

Consumer Empowerment

The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) is a part of the FDA that was formed in the 1970
Also see: CDRH

See CDC
Also see: CDC

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Also see: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Also known as: Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services

see CMS
Also see: CMS , Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services

Central nervous system (CNS) is that part of the nervous system that consists of the brain and spinal cord.
Also see: CNS

Certificate of Coverage (COC) is a description of the benefits included in a carrier's plan. The certificate of coverage is required by state laws and represents the coverage provided under the contract issued to the employer.
Also see: COC

See CHIP

Certified Electronic Health Record Software or System is one that has been tested and certified under the Temporary Certification Program maintained by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC). The Certified HIT Product List (CHPL) includes the specific product version that has actually been certified. For the ONC certified product list, visit http://www.cchit.org/products/onc-atcb/all/1000
Also see: Electronic Health Record System, Electronic Health Record Software, EHR Software

see Certified Electronic Health Record Software
Also see: Electronic Health Record System

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