Nevada Conrad30/J-1 Physician Waiver Program - Acronyms

    ACS: -
    American Community Survey
    CHA : -
    Community Health Alliance
    CHC : -
    Community Health Center
    CMS : -
    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    DHHS : -
    Department of Health and Human Services
    DO: -
    Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
    DOS: -
    Department of State
    DPBH : -
    Division of Public and Behavioral Health
    DPSD : -
    Division of Policy and Shortage Designation
    DRO : -
    Division of Regional Operations
    FFY: -
    Federal Fiscal Year
    FQHC: -
    Federally Qualified Health Center
    GOED: -
    Governor’s Office of Economic Development
    HPSA: -
    Health Professional Shortage Area
    HRSA: -
    Health Resources and Services Administration
    IHC: -
    Indian Health Center
    IHS: -
    Indian Health Services
    IMG: -
    International Medical Graduate
    MCO: -
    Managed Care Organizations
    MD: -
    Doctor of Medicine
    MUA/P: -
    Medically Underserved Area/Population
    NAC: -
    Nevada Administrative Code
    NAP: -
    New Access Point
    NHC: -
    Nevada Health Centers
    NNAMHS: -
    Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services
    NPI: -
    National Provider Identifier
    NRHP: -
    Nevada Rural Hospital Partners
    NRS: -
    Nevada Revised Statutes
    NSBME: -
    Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners
    NSBOM: -
    Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine
    NSHE: -
    Nevada System of Higher Education
    NSORH: -
    Nevada State Office of Rural Health
    ORHP: -
    Office of Rural Health Policy
    PCA: -
    Primary Care Association
    PCAC: -
    Primary Care Advisory Council
    PCO: -
    Primary Care Office
    RHC: -
    Rural Health Clinic
    SNAMHS : -
    Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services
    UNLV: -
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    UNR : -
    University of Nevada, Reno
    UNSOM: -
    University of Nevada School of Medicine
    USCIS: -
    United States Citizenship and Immigration Services