OSHPD Acronyms

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Acronym
Description

A

AAHC
American Association of HealthCare Consultants
AB
Assembly Bill
ABC
Alternate Birthing Center
AC
Approved with Comments
ACA
Affordable Care Act
ACI
American Concrete Institute
ACIA
American Construction Inspectors Association
ACO
Area Compliance Officer
ACT
Activity Codes
ADA
Americans with Disabilities Act
ADMN
Administrative Closure
ADP
Alcohol and Drug Programs
AEG
Association of Engineering Geologists
AEIC
Architects, Engineers, Inspectors, and Contractors
AGCA
Associated General Contractors of America
AHA
American Hospital Association
AHCA
American Health Care Association
AHRQ
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
AHU
Air Handling Unit
AIA
American Institute of Architects
AIACC
American Institute of Architects, California Council
AIC
American Institute of Constructors
AICPA
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
AID
Association of Interior Designers
AISC
American Institute of Steel Construction Inc.
ALIC
Advisory Loan Insurance Committee (Cal-Mortgage Loan Insurance Program)
ALIRTS
Automated Licensing Information and Report Tracking System
AMA
American Medical Association
AME
Affiliated Medical Enterprises
AMI
Acute Myocardial Infarction
ANSI
American National Standards Institute
AP
Acute Psychiatric
ARSS
Accounting and Reporting Systems Section (OSHPD)
ASC
Ambulatory Surgery Centers
ASHE
American Society for Hospital Engineering
ASHRAE
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers
ASME
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
ASPE
American Society of Plumbing Engineers
ATC
Applied Technology Council
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B

BBS
Bulletin Board System
BOCA
Building Officials & Code Administrators International
BSC
Building Standards Commission
BSSC
Building Seismic Safety Council
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C

CABG
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (Surgery)
CABO
Council of American Building Officials
CAHF
California Association of Health Facilities
CAHSA
California Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
CALBO
California Association of Local Building Officials
CalOHI
California Office of HIPAA Implementation
CALOSHA
California Occupational Safety & Health Administration
CALTRANS
California Department of Transportation
CAN
Code Application Notice
CANC
Canceled
CAP
Community-Acquired Pneumonia
CAPS
California Association of Professional Scientists
CASE
California Attorneys, Administrative Law Judges and Hearing Officers in State Employment
CBC
California Building Code; the State's adoption of the National Electrical Code with State Amendments (Title 24, Part 2)
CBO
California Building Officials
CBSC
California Building Standards Commission
CCMRP
California CABG Mortality Reporting Program
CCORP
California CABG Outcomes Reporting Program
CCR
California Code of Regulations
CCU
Coronary Care Unit
CDA
California Department of Aging
CDC
Centers for Disease Control (and Prevention - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
CDMG
California Division of Mines and Geology
CDPAC
Child Development Policy Advisory Committee
CDRH
Chemical Dependency Recovery Hospital
CEC
California Electrical Code; the State's adoption of the National Electrical Code with State Amendments (Title 24, Part 3).
CFC
California Fire Code; the State's adoption of the Uniform Fire Code with State Amendments
CHA
California Hospital Association (formerly CAHHS)
CHHS
California Health and Human Services (Agency)
CIT
California Institute of Technology
CLHF
Congregate Living Health Facility
CLSD
Closed
CLWC
Closed w/o Compliance
CMA
California Medical Association
CMAA
Construction Management Association of America
CMAC
California Medical Assistance Commission
CMC
California Mechanical Code; the State's adoption of the Uniform Mechanical Code with State Amendments (Title 24, Part 4).
CPC
California Plumbing Code; the State's adoption of the Uniform Plumbing Code with State Amendments (Title 24, Part 5).
CPHS
Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects
CPR
Comment and Process Review
CPT-4
Current Procedural Terminology, 4th Edition
CPUC
California Public Utilities Commission
CS
Confirmed Stamping
CSAC
California State Association of Counties
CSD
Community Services and Development (State of California, Department of)
CSEA
California State Employees Association
CSFM
California State Fire Marshal
CSHE
California Society for Healthcare Engineering
CSI
Construction Specifications Institute
CSU
California State University
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D

DADP
Department of Alcohol & Drug Programs
DCSS
Department of Child Support Services (State of California)
DDS
Department of Developmental Services (State of California)
DEO
Department of Economic Opportunity
DGS
Department of General Services (State of California)
DHCS
Department of Health Care Services (State of California)
DMH
Department of Mental Health (State of California)
DOE
Department of Education (State of California)
DOR
Department of Rehabilitation (State of California)
DPH
Department of Public Health (State of California)
DRG
Diagnosis Related Group
DSA
Division of the State Architect (formerly OSA) (State of California)
DSE
OSHPD District Structural Engineer
DSS
Department of Social Services (State of California)
DT
Defect
DVBE
Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise
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E

EDD
Employment Development Department (State of California)
ED
Emergency Department
EERI
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
EGIS
Enterprise Geographic Information System
EMSA
Emergency Medical Services Authority
EOC
Emergency Operations Center
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
ER/ASC
Emergency Room/Ambulatory Surgery Centers
ETO
Ethylene Oxide
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F

FA
FAX Approval (No defects)
FAIA
Fellow in American Institute of Architects
FCC
Flat Conductor Cable
FD
FAX Defect (Defects)
FDD
Facilities Development Division (OSHPD)
FEMA
Federal Emergency Management Agency
FHA
Federal Housing Administration
FLSO
Fire and Life Safety Officer
FMC
Flexible Metal Conduit
FPL
Federal Poverty Level
FSABSC
Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board of Southern California
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G

GAAP
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
GAC
General Acute Care
GFCI
Ground Fault Circuit Interuptor
GFI
Ground Fault Interuption
GIS
Geographic Information System
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H

HBSB
Hospital Building Safety Board (OSHPD)
HCF
Health Care Facilities
HCTP
Health Careers Training Program
HCUP
Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project
HD
Hold
HDPIC
Health Data and Public Information Committee
HFCLIF
Health Facility Construction Loan Insurance Fund (Cal-Mortgage Loan Insurance Division, OSHPD)
HFMA
Healthcare Financial Management Association
HHA
Home Health Agency
HID
Healthcare Information Division (OSHPD)
HIPA
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability
HIPAA
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HIRC
Healthcare Information Resource Center (OSHPD)
HMPP
Health Manpower Pilot Projects Program
HOC
Healthcare Outcomes Center (OSHPD)
HPCOP
Health Professions Career Opportunity Program (OSHPD)
HPEF
Health Professions Education Foundation (OSHPD)
HPP
Health Policy and Planning Division (OSHPD)
HRSP
Human Rights and Services Program (OSHPD)
HVAC
Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning
HWDD
Healthcare Workforce Development Division (OSHPD)
HWDC
Health and Welfare Data Center (State of California)
HWPC
Healthcare Workforce Policy Commission (OSHPD)
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I

IAPMO
International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials
ICC
Internation Code Council
ICD-9-CM
International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification
ICF
Intermediate Care Facility
ICU
Intensive Care Unit
IES
Illiminating Engineers Society
INAC
Inactive
IOR
Inspector of Record
IR
Interpretation of Regulation
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L

L & C
Licensing and Certification
LDR
Labor/Delivery/Recovery
LDRP
Labor/Delivery/Recovery/Postpartum
LFIS
License File Information Systems
LTC
Long-term Care Facility
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M

MIRCAL
Medical Information Reporting for California
MRI
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MRMIB
Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board (OSHPD)
MSSA
Medical Service Study Area
MUA
Medically Underserved Area
MUP
Medically Underserved Populations
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N

NAPHCC
National Association of Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors
NBC
National Building Code
NCARB
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
ND
No Defect
NEC
National Electrical Code
NEHRP
National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program
NFC
National Fire Code
NFPA
National Fire Protection Association
NIBS
National Institute of Building Sciences
NICU
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
NL
No Letter
NUSIG
National Uniform Seismic Installation Guildelines
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O

OES
Office of Emergency Services (State of California)
OPEN
Open & Active
OSA
Office of the State Architect (now DSA) (State of California)
OSHA
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
OSHPD
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (State of California)
OSMB
Office of Small Business and Resources (State of California)
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P

PAD
Post Approval Document
PCI
Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
PDD
Patient Discharge Data
PDS
Patient Data Section
PECG
Professional Engineers in California Government
PERS
Public Employees' Retirement System
PHF
Psychiatric Health Facility
PIN
Policy Intent Notice
PS & FA
Project Summary & Feasibility Analysis
PTCA
Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty
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Q

Q
EMERGENCY PROJECT (EARTHQUAKE)
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R

R
REMODEL
RFQ
Request for Qualifications
RHSU/RHPC
Rural Health Services Unit (formerly Rural Health Policy Council)
RoR
Results of Reviews
RT
Return
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S

SB
Senate Bill
SARA
Society of American Registered Architects
SBCCI
Southern Building Code Congress International Inc.
SEAOC
Structural Engineers Association of California
SEAONC
Structural Engineers Association of Northern California
SFM
State Fire Marshal
SIERA
System for Integrated Electronic Reporting and Auditing
SMACNA
Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association
SNF
Skilled Nursing Facility
SOQ
Statements of Qualifications
SSC
Seismic Safety Commission
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T

T & I
Testing & Inspection.
TAB
Testing, Adjusting and Balancing
TF
Triage Form
TR
Triage
TRNS
Transferred
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U

UAPD
Union of American Physicians and Dentists
UBC
Uniform Building Code
UC
University of California
UCDMC
University of California, Davis Medical Center
UCLA
University of California, Los Angeles
UCSD
University of California, San Diego
UFC
Uniform Fire Code
UL
Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
UMC
Uniform Mechanical Code
UPC
Uniform Plumbing Code
USGS
United States Geologic Survey
USPS
US Public Health Service
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V

VA
Veteran's Administration
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Page last revised: April 28, 2014 3:39 PM