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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Third-Party Billing for Public Health STD Services: A Summary of Coordinated Needs Assessment Results

In 2013, the STD RH TTACs conducted three coordinated billing needs assessments for STD-certified 340B clinics, Project Area/State STD Programs, and State Public Health Labs. This is the full report of the findings.
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Third-Party Billing for Public Health STD Services

Presentation on results from a nationally coordinated needs assessment of STD-certified 340B clinics, project area STD prevention programs, and state public health labs, around billing capacity and training needs. – Region I STD TAC, 2014.
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Third Party Billing for Public Health STD Services: An Executive Summary of Coordinated Needs Assessment Results

In 2013, the STD RH TTACs conducted three coordinated billing needs assessments for STD-certified 340B clinics, Project Area/State STD Programs, and State Public Health Labs. This an executive summary of the findings from the third-party billing for public health STD services report.
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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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Federal Assistance for Adopting EHRs

Brochure describing the federal assistance program for adopting EHR which provides up to $63,750 over five years for implementing or upgrading EHR; describes who is eligible and how to register.
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HealthIT.gov: A Guide to Implementing EHRs

Simple interactive tool kit that provides six steps to implement an EHR.
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Washington State Immunization Billing Resource Guide

Billing guide developed for Immunization but applicable beyond that scope for entities in the early stages of billing health insurance, especially private plans.
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NACCHO Toolbox

Searchable, free, online collection of local public health tools produced by members of the public health community on billing issues.
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National Coalition of STD Directors: Shifting to Third-Party Billing Practices for Public Health STD Services Case Studies

Overview of the policy and funding landscape impacting the decision-making around billing third-party payers for STD services, obstacles, case studies, and tools from the National Coalition of STD Directors.
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Back to Center Stage: ACA Decision Gives New Significance to Medicaid Family Planning Expansions

Discussion of the impact the Affordable Care Act will have on Medicaid Family Planning expansion populations.
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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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