HAC

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AcronymDefinition
HACHearing Aid Compatible
HACHill-Start Assist Control (automobiles)
HACHousing Assistance Council
HACHome Access Center
HACAcetic Acid
HACHierarchical Agglomerative Clustering
HACHigh Availability Clustering
HACHierarchy and Content
HACHill Start Assist Control
HACHonourable Artillery Company
HACHeritage Advisory Council (various organizations)
HACHealth Action in Crises (UN World Health Organization)
HACHarbour Arts Centre (UK)
HACHome Affairs Committee (UK)
HACHouse Appropriations Committee
HACHavre Athletic Club (Le Havre, France)
HACHeritage Advisory Committee (various locations)
HACHuntington Arts Council (Huntington, NY)
HACHealth Administration Center (US VA)
HACHouston Area Council (American Business Women's Association; Texas)
HACHawkesbury Agricultural College (Australia)
HACAcetaldehyde
HACHumanitarian Aid Commission
HACHaitian American Caucus
HACHospital Acquired Condition
HACHuman Artificial Chromosome
HACHearing Aid Council
HACHyperadrenocorticism
HACHonors and Awards Committee (various organizations)
HACHigh Alumina Cement
HACHousing Advice Centre (various locations)
HACHouston Area Chapter (various organizations; Houston, TX)
HACHumanist Association of Canada
HACHeading Alignment Cone (US NASA)
HACHaiti Action Committee (Berkeley, CA)
HACHelicopter Aircraft Commander
HACHigh Availability Clustering (computing)
HACHealth Access Coalition
HACHonorary Advisory Committee (various organizations)
HACHydrogen-Assisted Cracking
HACHeading Alignment Cylinder (US NASA)
HACHeinous, Atrocious, and Cruel (crime categorization)
HACHot Action Cop (band)
HACHybrid Adaptive Caching
HACHazardous Area Classification
HACHigh Administrative Court (various locations)
HACHumanitarian Affairs Commission
HACHockessin Athletic Club (Hockessin, DE)
HACHeading Alignment Circle (NASA; space shuttle)
HACHomeless Action Center (legal services agency, Berkeley California)
HACHeavy Assault Cruiser (gaming, EVE Online)
HACHamilton Arts Collective (Baltimore, MD)
HACHydrogenated Amorphous Carbon
HACHawaii Advisory Committee (USCCR)
HACHigher Authority Communications
HACHigh Altitude Compensator
HACHuman Animal Contact
HACHigh Altitude Compensation
HACHave A Cow
HACHmong American Community
HACHughes Aircraft Corporation
HACHigh Aspect Contact
HACHigh Angle Conveyor
HACHot Asian Chick
HACHuman Assurance Committee (Medical College of Georgia)
HACHealth Assessment Questionnaire (used to assess quality of life)
HACHybrid Aircraft Corporation (Edgewood, NM)
HACHeparin Affinity Chromatography
HACHydroxyapatite Ceramics
HACHeteroscedasticity Autocorrelation-Consistent
HACHydroxyapatite Chromatography
HACHigh Acceleration Cockpit
HACHost America Corporation
HACHollywood Advisory Council
HACHarbor and Approach Chart
HACHelp the Afghan Children
HACHansard Association of Canada
HACHIDTA Assistance Center
HACHawaii Air Cargo (Honolulu, HI)
HACHigh Availability Component
HACHierarchical Aglomerative Clustering (datamining)
HACHumanitarian Area Coordinator
HACHomeland Acquisition Corporation (Oklahoma City, OK)
HACHigh Accumulator (USAF SACCS 465L EDTCC SPE)
HACHot Athletic Chick
HACHands across the Campus (American Jewish Committee)
HACHudson Associates Consulting, Inc (Virginia Beach, VA)
HACHead Ally Cockroft (Australian-based consulting firm)
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Hospitals are a common setting for hospital acquired conditions in part because of the clinically compromised state of many patients admitted to the hospital and because of the high volume of care transactions and interventions that take place during a hospital stay.
Do health insurance issuers monitor patient safety statistics, such as hospital acquired conditions and mortality outcomes, and if so, how?
Medicare Nonpayment for Hospital Acquired Conditions.
The benefit of QualOptima to improve care while reducing costs targets the prevention of Hospital Acquired Conditions.
In 2008, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid made the decision to no longer reimburse healthcare facilities for costs associated with hospital acquired conditions (HAC).
Score in the top 10 percent in the country for efficiency - scored by the Leapfrog Hospital Recognition Program incorporating quality outcomes, length of stay, readmission rates and incidence of hospital acquired conditions and infections.
The so called "never events" are hospital acquired conditions that are completely preventable and should never occur, for example: pressure ulcers, injury, objects left in surgery and infection.
Shortly after, Medicare determined it would not pay for eight Hospital Acquired Conditions, including three Never Events.
As of October, 2008, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will discontinue reimbursing for eight hospital acquired conditions.
This action expands upon the May 2016 announcement of a CMS and IHS partnership to reduce hospital acquired conditions and avoidable readmissions.
The CMS IPPS ruling is intended to improve the quality of care in hospitals and reduce the number of hospital acquired conditions (HAC), preventable medical errors resulting in serious patient consequences.
The Hospital Acquired Conditions include the secondary diagnosis that is present on admission.