Commonly Used Acronyms and Terms

A reference list of commonly used terms and acronyms related to billing, insurance and electronic medical/health records. – Region I STD TAC, 2014
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Don’t Reinvent the Wheel: Leveraging Systems, Practices and Lessons Learned in Immunization to Support Billing for STD-Related Services

The goal of this webinar is to offer STD program leaders in Region II and IV ideas for collaborating with other programs in innovative ways to leverage resources, systems and information to support the development of billing and reimbursement for STD services. – CAI, 2013. Note: this is the second webinar listed.
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Public Health Billing Resource Manual

Developed to assist state, district and county public health staff in understanding the insurance coding and billing process, this manual provides policy and procedural guidance on how to bill third-party payers for public health programs and services. – Georgia Department of Public Health, 2013
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Division of STD Prevention Strategic Plan 2008-2013

Division of STD Prevention’s Strategic Plan for accomplishing  the seven strategic goals around preventing STI-related adverse health outcomes, reducing STD health disparities and strengthening STD prevention infrastructure.
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2010 STD Treatment Guidelines

CDC guidelines for the prevention, screening, and treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections.
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Healthcare Changes and STDs: When the Money Goes, Will the Services Stay?

A series of presentations that discuss the imminent changes in public health STD funding and implications for programs. – CDC 2012 National STD Prevention Conference, 2012
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The NIATx Third-Party Billing Guide: Second Edition

The guide intends to help agencies make the transition to billing for their services. It provides step-by-step help for agencies with no third-party billing capacity. For agencies that have some or even extensive experience with billing, the guide gives suggestions for improving collections and strengthening the business practices that are essential to stability and growth. – NIATx, 2011
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