Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms
In many cases,
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Federal Advisory Committee Act
Federal Adoption of Standards for Health IT
Food and Drug Administration
Federal data hub: A federally administered service that will provide insurance affordability programs with information from multiple federal sources.
Under the healthcare reform act a Medicare fee-for-service beneficiary
Federal Health Information Sharing Environment
Medicare Fiscal Intermediary Standard System (FISS) is usd to check for Additional Development Requests (ADRs). If you are set up to submit claim attachments electronically, you must use the online system to identify claims and view the ADRs.
Funding Opportunity Announcement
Food Stamps is a federal food assistance program.
Also see: SNAP
Foundation of Research and Education (part of AHMA; works for ONC)
Formularies are lists of the preferred and allowed drugs for a given patients
Free and Open Source/Solutions Software
Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). Providers who predominantly practiced in a FQHC who seved needly patients can may qualify for the Medicaid electronic health record incentive payments.
Federal Security Strategy
Federal Security Work Group - obsolete
Federal Transition Framework