H

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Terms Definitions
Hallucinations

Hallucinations are experiences of sensations that have no source. Some examples of hallucinations include hearing nonexistent voices, seeing nonexistent things, and experiencing burning or pain sensations with no physical cause.

Health Employer Data and Information Set (HEDIS) A set of HMO performance measures that are maintained by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. HEDIS data is collected annually and provides an informational resource for the public on issues of health plan quality.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) This 1996 act provides protections for consumers in group health insurance plans. HIPAA prevents health plans from excluding health coverage of pre-existing conditions and discriminating on the basis of health status.
Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) A type of managed care plan that acts as both insurer and provider of a comprehensive set of health care services to an enrolled population. Services are furnished through a network of providers.
Home-Based Services
Help provided by a licensed clinician in a family's home either for a defined period of time or for as long as it takes to deal with a mental health problem. Examples include parent training, counseling, and working with family members to identify, find, or provide other necessary help. The goal is to prevent the child from being placed outside of the home. (Alternate term: in-home supports).  
Homeless A person without a permanent home, including persons who live on the street or in a shelter for the homeless.
Housing Services

Assistance to clients/patients in finding and maintaining appropriate housing arrangements.  

external link will open in a new window This indicates that you are leaving our site and these links to others sites are for informational purposes only.

Help is always available! Clinicians are available 24/7 including holidays to provide immediate, seamless, in-the-moment support, as well as, crisis intervention and stabilization. Call us at 1 (855) 202-0973.