Glossary of Terms

Recovery Focus
A process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed life, and strive to reach their full potential.
Managed Care plan requires beneficiary to see primary care physician and get approval for other services in the plan, such as diagnostic tests, care from a specialist, or physical therapy.
Regional BH Planning Consortium (RPC) (RPC)
Comprised of each LGU in a region, and representatives of mental health and substance use disorder service providers, child welfare system, peers, families, Health Home leads, and Medicaid MCOs. RPCs work closely with State agencies to guide behavioral health policy, problem solve regional service delivery challenges, and recommend provider training topics.
Request for Qualification (RFQ)
RFQ- Request for Qualification, RFP - Request for Proposals, RFI - Request for Information
Revenue Cycle Management (RCM)
All administrative and clinical functions that contribute to the capture, management, and collection of client service revenue. This describes the life cycle of a client account from creation to payment collection and resolution. The client account cycle is supported by a number of additional activities necessary to assure that revenue collection is maximized and all encounters are billable and meet regulatory requirements.