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Title 32 National Defense
Civilian Health And Medical Program Of The Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS)
Appendix A
Acronyms
Revision:  
Rule:  
AFR.
Air Force Regulation
AR.
Army Regulation
ASD(HA).
Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs)
CCLR.
Claims Collection Litigation Report
CEOB.
CHAMPUS Explanation of Benefits
CFR.
Code of Federal Regulations
CHAMPUS.
Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services
CRD.
Chronic Renal Disease
CT.
Computerized Tomography
DASD(A).
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Administration)
D.D.S.
Doctor of Dental Surgery
DEERS.
Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System
DHHS.
Department of Health and Human Services
D.M.D.
Doctor of Dental Medicine
DME.
Durable Medical Equipment
D.O.
Doctor of Osteopathy
DoD.
Department of Defense
DSM-III.
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Third Edition)
ECHO
Extended Care Health Option
EEG.
Electroencephalogram
EST.
Electroshock Therapy
FAR.
Federal Acquisition Regulation
FEHBP.
Federal Employees Health Benefits Program
FMCRA.
Federal Medical Care Recovery Act
FR.
Federal Register
HBA.
Health Benefits Advisor
HL.
Hearing Threshold Level
Hz.
Hertz
ICD-9-CM.
International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification
ICU.
Intensive Care Unit
IQ.
Intelligence Quotient
JCAH.
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals
L.P.N.
Licensed Practical Nurse
L.V.N.
Licensed Vocational Nurse
MBD.
Minimal Brain Dysfunction
MCO.
Marine Corps Order
M.D.
Doctor of Medicine
MIA.
Missing in Action
NATO.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NAVMILPERSCOMINST.
Navy Military Personnel Command Instruction
NAVPERS.
Navy Personnel
NOAA.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
OCHAMPUS.
Office of Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services
OCHAMPUSEUR.
Office of Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services for Europe
OCHAMPUSPAC.
Office of Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services for the Pacific Area
OCHAMPUSSO.
Office of Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services for the Southern Hemisphere
OMB.
Office of Management and Budget
PKU.
Phenylketonuria
R.N.
Registered Nurse
RTC.
Residential Treatment Center
SNF.
Skilled Nursing Facility
STF.
Specialized Treatment Facility
U.S.C.
United States Code
USPHS.
U.S. Public Health Service
[51 FR 24008, Jul 1, 1986, as amended at 62 FR 35097, Jun 30, 1997; 63 FR 48448, Sep 10, 1998; 69 FR 44952, Jul 28, 2004; 69 FR 51569, Aug 20, 2004]

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