ACO  Accountable Care Organization

CMS  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

DSV  Data Submission Vendor (Clinigence is a DSV for the PQRS program)

EHR  Electronic Health Record

EP  Eligible Professional

GPRO Group Practice Reporting Option

IACS  Individualized Authorized Access to CMS Computer Systems

MU  Meaningful Use

NPI  National Provider Indicator 

PFS  Physician Fee Schedule

PQRS Physician Quality Reporting System

QIO Quality Improvement Orgnization

TIN  Tax Identification Number