Acronyms

Glossary

An acronym is a term formed from the initial letter or letters of each of the major parts of a compound term. This list explains acronyms found on the cms.hhs.gov web site and other acronyms that are commonly used. This list is not a legal document. Select one of the following letters to view the list of acronyms that begins with that letter.

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Acronym Sort descending Term
YTD YearToDate
YYYY Year (i.e., mmddyyyy)
ZBB Zero Base Budgeting (OMB Circular A115)
ZD Zero Defects
ZI Zonal Index
ZIP Zone Improvement Plan (ZIP Codes)
ZIP+4 9 digit ZIP Code Plan
ZO Zero Overpricing
ZST Zone Standard Time
ZULU Greenwich Mean Time