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Commonly Used Acronyms


Departments/Agencies/Organizations

AHCA- Agency for Health Care Administration
DBPR- Department of Business Professional Regulation
DOH- Department of Health
HIPDB - Healthcare Integrity Protection Data Base
HIPAA- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
IPN- Intervention Project for Nurses
JCAHO- Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
JAPC- Joint Administrative Procedural Commission
MQA- Medical Quality Assurance
NPDB- National Practitioner Data Bank
PRN- Practitioner Recovery Network/Professionals Resource Network


Discipline

AC- Administrative Complaint
AG- Attorney General’s Office
AGC- Assistant General Counsel
ALJ- Administrative Law Judge
CA- Consent Agreement
DOAH– Division of Administrative Hearings
EAU- Emergency Action Unit
ERO- Emergency Restriction Order
ESO- Emergency Suspension Order
FH- Formal Hearing
FO- Final Order
IH– Informal Hearing
OCE- Order Compelling Examination
PCP- Probable Cause Panel
PDMP- Prescription Department Monitoring Program
PSU- Prosecution Services Unit
RCS- Reasonable Cause Subpoena
RO- Recommended Order
SA- Settlement Agreement
VR- Voluntary Relinquishment

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