Topics E

Topics E:

EAP
Employee Assistance Program; in places of employment, identification and referral for counseling of persons who exhibit alcohol abuse, drug abuse or emotional problems which affect their work.
EBP

An approach to clinical practice that incorporates the best evidence from studies, patient values and preferences, and the clinician's expertise in making decisions about a patient's care.

EBT
Electronic Benefits Transfer; a DWD/DHS project under s. 49.129(7), Stats., to develop an electronic benefit transfer system for delivery of food stamp benefits as an alternative to issuing food stamp coupons.
ED/DD
Persons who have a developmental disability who are also emotionally disturbed.
EDS
Electronic Data Systems - the firm which currently serves as fiscal agent (the payer of claims) for Wisconsin's Medical Assistance program and for the HIRSP program.
EEN
Exceptional educational needs.
EHB

Essential Health Benefit

EHR
Electronic Health Records
EIA
External Information Approval (EIA)
EIS
Environmental impact statement; required of a state agency by the Wisconsin Environmental Policy Act, s. 1.11, Wisconsin Statutes, when that agency proposes a major action affecting the environment.
Elderly Benefit Specialist (EBS)
A person in each county, usually in the county aging office, who helps elderly persons obtain and keep Medicare, Medical Assistance and other human services program benefits.
EM CAPO

Enrollment Management Central Application Processing Operation

EMS
Emergency Medical Services.
EMT
Emergency medical technician.
EPA
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
EPHT

The Wisconsin Environmental Public Health Tracking (WI EPHT) website provides data and information on a variety of environment public health topics.

EPSDT
Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment program for children from low-income families; financed by Title XIX; called HealthCheck in Wisconsin.
ESRD
End-Stage Renal Disease, the stage of kidney impairment that is irreversible and requires a regular course of dialysis or renal transplantation to maintain life; also called chronic renal disease (CRD).
ETN
educational teleconference network
EVHI

Employment Verification of Health Insurance

Evidence-Based Practice

An approach to clinical practice that incorporates the best evidence from studies, patient values and preferences, and the clinician's expertise in making decisions about a patient's care.

Executive Order 12372

Replaces the former A-95 review process. This federal executive order establishes a process by which parties affected by or otherwise interested in an application made for a federal grant have an opportunity to comment on it at the time it is submitted.