Abbreviations and Acronyms all Medical Coders should know

What do all of these Acronyms mean? 

Here is an extensive list of abbreviations and acronyms all Medical Coders should know:

CCS-P Certified Coding Specialist-Physician based

CMRS Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist

CPC Certified Professional Coder

AAPC American Academy of Professional Coders

DM Diabetes Mellitus

COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

RAC Recovery Audit Contractors

CERT Comprehensive Error Rate Testing

MACRA Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act

MAC Medicare Administrator Contractor

CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

CPT Current Procedural Terminology

HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

PA Physician Assistant

DME Durable Medical Equipment

DMEPOS Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies

APC Ambulatory Payment Classification

HCPCS Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System

OPPS Outpatient Prospective Payment System

EHR electronic health records

MUEs Medically Unlikely Edits

EMR Electronic Medical records

I-10 ICD-10-CM (Clinical Modification) diagnosis coding

FI Fiscal Intermediaries