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National and State Performance Measures

There were 18 National Performance Measures (NPMs) and seven State Performance Measures (SPMs) included in the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Services Block Grant Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Annual Report/FY 2013 Application, as submitted to the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) on September 10, 2012.

National and State Performance Measures

Throughout this document, you will find the use of abbreviated names and acronyms. Below is a list of abbreviated names and acronyms to refer to while reading.

ACDRS

Alabama Child Death Review System

ADPH

Alabama Department of Public Health

ALL Kids

Alabama Children's Health Insurance Program

AMOD

Alabama Chapter of the March of Dimes

ASPARC

Alabama Suicide Prevention and Resource Coalition

CHARMS

Children's Health and Resource Management System

CHD

County Health Department

CHIPRA

Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act

CRS

Children's Rehabilitation Service

CRT

Case Review Team

CSHCN

Children with Special Health Care Needs

CYSHCN

Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

DHC

Direct Health Care Services

EIS

Early Intervention System

ES

Enabling Services

FIMR

Fetal Infant Mortality Review

FVA

Family Voices of Alabama

FY

Fiscal Year

HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

ImmPRINT

Immunization Provider Registry with Internet Technology

IB

Infrastructure Building Services

MCH

Maternal and Child Health

NPM

National Performance Measure

PBS

Population-based Services

SOBRA

Sixth Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act

SPAC

State Perinatal Advisory Council

SPP

State Perinatal Program

SSI

Supplemental Security Income

TMS

Tandem Mass Spectrometry

UAB

University of Alabama at Birmingham

UNHS

Universal Newborn Hearing Screening

WIC

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children