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Acute Episodes of Care

Timeframe encompassing the treatment period for a major health problem. These episodes are most commonly surrounding surgery and include pre- and post- surgical tests and post-operative care in addition to the surgery itself.

Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC)

Former federal program providing payments to low-income families with children; it has subsequently been replaced with Temporary Assistance to Needy Families. The program no longer…