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NORTH CAROLINA DIVISION OF SERVICES FOR THE BLIND
PROGRAMS AND FACILITIES SECTION
SPECIAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE BLIND PROGRAM


Section:

Acronyms

Revision History:

Revised 08/02


SAB ACRONYMS

ACE

Active Corps of Executives

ACH

Adult Care Home

ACVP

Action Cooperative Volunteer Program

ADAP

Adult Developmental Activities Program

AHS

Adult Home Specialist

ALJ

Administrative Law Judge

AOC

Administrative Office of the Court

APR

Adult Program Representative

APS

Adult Protective Services

A/R

Applicant/Recipient

AS

Adult Services

BENDEX

Beneficiary Data Exchange

CAP

Community Alternative Program

CAP/AIDS

CAP for Auto Immune Deficiency Syndrome patients

CAP MR-DD

CAP for Mentally Retarded – Developmentally Disabled

C/S

Client Statement

DA

Disabled Adult

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

CHS

Community Health Services

CIP

Crisis Intervention Program

CMS

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

CMV

Current Market Value

CN

Categorically Needy

COC

Cost of Care

COLA

Cost of Living Adjustment

CSC

Clerk of Superior Court

DAC

Disabled Adult Child

DBA

Doing Business As

DDS

Disability Determination Services

DHHS

Department of Health and Human Services

DMA

Division of Medical Assistance

DMV

Division of Motor Vehicles

DOA

Date of Application

DOB

Date of Birth

DOC

Department of Corrections

DOD

Date of Death

DOT

Department of Transportation

DSB

Division of Services for the Blind

DSS

(County) Department of Social Services

DSS

(State) Division of Social Services (also referred to as NCDSS)

ES

Eligibility Specialist

EDS

Electronic Data Systems

EHAP

Experimental Housing Allowance Program

EIS

Eligibility Information System

EOB

Explanation of Benefits

ESC

Employment Security Commission

ESC/UI

Employment Security Commission/Unemployment Insurance

FBR

Full Benefit Rate

FC

Foster Care

FCH

Family Care Home

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Act

FFP

Federal Financial Participation

FL-2

Level of Care Designation Form

FA

Food Assistance

FSA

Farm Services Agency

FY

Fiscal Year

GS

General Statutes

HUD

Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of

I&R

Information and Referral

ICF

Intermediate Care Facility

ICF-MR

Intermediate Care Facility – Mental Retardation

IMC

Income Maintenance Caseworker

INA

Immigration and Nationality Act

INS

Immigration and Naturalization Service

IRA

Individual Retirement Account

IRS

Internal Revenue Service

IV-D

Child Support Enforcement

JTPA

Job Training Partnership Act

LA

Living Arrangement

LIEAP

Low Income Energy Assistance Program

LPR

Lawful Permanent Resident

LTC

Long Term Care

LTR

Lawful Temporary Resident

M-AA

Medical Assistance to the Aged

M-AB

Medical Assistance to the Blind

M-AD

Medical Assistance to the Disabled

MA

Medical Assistance

MAABD

Medical Assistance - Aged, Blind, Disabled

MR

Mentally Retarded

MR-2

Level of Care Designation Form for Mentally Retarded

N/C

No Change

N/A

Not Applicable

NCAC

North Carolina Administrative Code

NCDSS

(State) Division of Social Services

NCGS

North Carolina General Statutes

OAH

Office of Administrative Hearings

OJT

On the Job Training

PASS

Plan for Achieving Self Support

PCP

Personal Care Provider

PLA

Private Living Arrangement

PNA

Personal Needs Allowance

POA

Power of Attorney

PRTF

Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility

R/S

Representative’s Statement

RECTF

Radiation Exposure Compensation Trust Fund

ROD

Registrar of Deeds

RR

Railroad Retirement

RSDI

Retirement, Survivors, Disability Insurance

RSVP

Retired Senior Volunteer Program

S/C SA

State/County Special Assistance for Adults

SA

Special Assistance

SAA

Special Assistance for the Aged

SAB

Special Assistance for the Blind

SAD

Special Assistance for the Disabled

SA-IH

Special Assistance In Home Demonstration Project

S-CD

Special Assistance for the Certain Disabled

SAVE

Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlement Programs

SCORE

Service Corps of Retired Executives

SDX

State Data Exchange

SIS

Services Information System

SNF

Skilled Nursing Facility

SSA

Social Security Administration

SSI

Supplemental Security Income

SSN

Social Security Number

T/C

Telephone call

TANF

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (called WFFA in North Carolina)

TPR

Third Party Recovery

UI

Unemployment Insurance

UME

Unusual Medical Expenses (relating to VA)

UYA

University Year for Action Program

VA

Veterans Administration

VISTA

Volunteers In Service To America

VR

Vocational Rehabilitation, Division of

WFFA

Work First Family Assistance (Nationally known as TANF)

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