Topics C

Topics C:

C-TAU
County or tribal aging unit.
CAA
Community Action Agency, a local anti-poverty agency.
CAH
critical access hospital
CAP

Community Action Program

Corrective Action Plan

Caregiver Misconduct Registry
The Department's record of persons who while working as caregivers in specified Department-regulated facilities or for specified Department-regulated programs were found to have abused or neglected a client or misappropriated a client's property.
CARES
Client Assistance for Re-employment and Economic Support System.
CARS
Community Aids Reporting System.
CBRF
Community-based residential facility; a place in which 5 or more unrelated adults live and where they receive care, treatment, or services, but not nursing care on any permanent basis, in addition to board and room. CBRFs are licensed by DHS under ch. HFS 83 rules.
CCS

Comprehensive Community Services - for Persons with Mental Disorders and Substance-Use Disorders, provides a flexible array of individualized community based psycho-social rehabilitation services authorized by a mental health professional to consumers with mental health or substance use issues across their lifespan.

CDC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, a division of HHS.
CDSD
Center for Delivery System Development in the Department's Division of Disability and Elder Services.
CEO
chief executive officer
CERT Request
A personnel form used to obtain permission to take action to fill a vacant position.
Certification
A type of approval in the form of a written assurance or declaration that an individual, household, service provider or program meets specified conditions for receiving something or doing something as, for instance, a household to receive food stamps or a health care provider to receive reimbursement for providing services to Medicaid-covered patients.
CFR
Code of Federal Regulations.
CHAP
Community Housing Alternatives Program; provides Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority financing (generally, revenue bond authority) to developers of housing for low-income elderly and chronically disabled persons.
Chapter 252
of the Wisconsin Statutes: prevention and control of communicable diseases.
Chapter 254
of the Wisconsin Statutes: environmental health.
Chapter 46
of the Wisconsin Statutes: basic statute for the Department of Health and Family Services.
Chapter 49
Chapter 49 of the Wisconsin Statutes: governs public assistance programs including Medical Assistance.
Chapter 50
of the Wisconsin Statutes: nursing home, CBRF, adult family home, hospital and hospice regulation.
Chapter 51
of the Wisconsin Statutes: commitment for treatment of mental illness; and services for persons who are mentally ill, developmentally disabled, alcohol-abusing or drug abusing.
Chapter 55
of the Wisconsin Statutes: protective services for adults, and for developmentally disabled youths age 14 to 17, including court-ordered protective placements.
Chapter 971
of the Wisconsin Statutes: includes criminal commitments of the mentally ill. A criminal commitment to a mental health facility is for the purpose of examining a defendant with respect to competency to proceed, treatment directed at regaining competency or for treatment after a finding of not guilty due to mental disease or defect.
Chapter 980
of the Wisconsin Statutes; civil commitments of sexually violent persons.
CHAW
Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin
CHIP

Children's Health Insurance Program

CHIPPs
Community Health Improvement Process and Plans are required by Wisconsin State Statutes from communities to develop and implement local health plans to address health conditions impacting their residents.
Chore Services
A variety of nonprofessional services for clients provided or purchased by county social service or human service departments, including lawn care, shopping, errands.
CHOW
change of ownership
CHSD
County human services department organized under s. 46.23, Wisconsin Statutes.
CIP
Community Integration Program: CIP-IA is for persons relocated or diverted from DD centers; CIP-IB is for developmentally disabled persons relocated or diverted from nursing homes; CIP II is for elderly and physically disabled persons diverted or relocated from nursing homes to appropriate community settings with the assistance of home and community
CIU
Caregiver Investigation Unit (DQA)
CLIA
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988, PL 100-578, and implementing final federal regulations, 42 CFR 493.
CLU
Clinical Lab Unit (CLIA -DQA)
CMI
Chronically mentally ill, in reference to an adult.
CMMI

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

CMO
Care Management Organization
CMS
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (formerly the Health Care Financing Administration), in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
CNA
certified nursing assistant
CNM
certified nurse midwife
CNP
certified nurse practitioner
CNS
Clinical Nurse Specialist
CO
Central Office (CMS) state - Madison/federal - Baltimore
COBRA
Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985
Community Integration Program (CIP)
Community Integration Program: CIP-IA is for persons relocated or diverted from DD centers; CIP-IB is for developmentally disabled persons relocated or diverted from nursing homes; CIP II is for elderly and physically disabled persons diverted or relocated from nursing homes to appropriate community settings with the assistance of home and community
Community Living Arrangements
A generic name for community-based residential facilities for adults (CBRFs), group homes for children, and private child care institutions, for purposes of s. 46.03(22), Wisconsin Statutes, dealing with the siting of these facilities and overriding of local zoning ordinances.
Community Options Program (COP)
Community Options Program; a Department-financed, county-administered program to reduce the number of persons admitted to and resident in nursing homes; involves assessing the need of MA
Conditions of Participation
Usually refers to federal regulations governing provider certification under Medicare. Under a federal-state contract, DHS/OQA certifies that hospitals, home health agencies, hospices and other health care providers comply with those regulations and therefore may participate in Medicare.
COOP
Continuity of Operations
COP
Community Options Program; a Department-financed, county-administered program to reduce the number of persons admitted to and resident in nursing homes; involves assessing the need of MA
County Department of Community Programs
The county agency established under s. 51.42, Wisconsin Statutes.
County Department of Developmental Disabilities Services
The county agency established under s. 51.437, Wis. Stats.
COWSS
County Oral health Wisconsin Surveillance System
CPI

Center for Program Integrity

Consumer Protection Investigator

CPT

Current Procedural Terminology

CRC
Civil Rights Compliance.
CRD
Chronic renal disease; see also ESRD.
CRO

Client Rights Office in the DHS Division of Care and Treatment Services.

CRS
Community Recovery Services (CRS) provides three specific services (Community Living Supportive Services, Supported Employment and Peer Supports) under the umbrella of psychosocial rehabilitation.
CSA
Client services assistant.
CSB

Controlled Substances Board; administers Wis. Stat. ch. 961, subch. II.

CSBG
Community Services Block Grant.
CSFP
Commodity Supplemental Food Program offers free, nutritious foods to eligible low-income seniors aged 60 years and older.
CSP
Community support program; in communities, a program that coordinates care and treatment services provided to persons with severe and persistent mental illness. Regulated under ch. HFS 63 Adm. Code.
CT Scanner

Computed tomography scanner; a medical diagnostic device which uses radiographic and computer techniques to produce cross-sectional images of head and body.-

CTST Evaluation
Competency-to-stand-trial evaluation; the assessment by a psychiatrist or psychologist of a person charged with a criminal offense who because of a mental disorder may be unable to understand the proceedings or help with his or her defense.
CWC
Central Wisconsin Center, a DHS residential facility in Madison for developmentally disabled persons.
CYSHCN
Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program within the Division of Public Health.