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.
Regional BH Planning Consortium (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 Information (RFI)
A call for information about a program/business in order to learn more about that organizations capabilities.
Request for Proposals (RFP)
A call for proposals or plans for how to complete a task.
Request for Qualification (RFQ)
Often a preliminary step where qualifications are requested in order to establish a pool of candidates who are then asked to submit proposals as part of a RFP.
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.