Effective communication in the health care industry is conducted largely through the use of acronyms--groups of letters that stand in for the longer names of agencies and services that are a part of our industry. 

Following are the most commonly used acronyms that apply to ASI – and the full names for which they stand:

            CAP-I  Community Alternative Program-Innovations

            PC      Personal Care

            PA      Personal Assistance

            DT      Developmental Therapy

            RC     Respite Care

            ICF    Intermediate Care Facility

            DDA  Developmentally Disabled Adult Care Home

            QP    Qualified Professional

            MCO  Managed Care Organization

            RS - Residential Supports