Common Terms & Acronyms

Common Terms and Acronyms

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Provides patient care and federal benefits to Veterans and their dependents.

United Concordia Companies, Inc. (UCCI)

The company that administers the Department of Defense's Active Duty Dental Program (ADDP) to all eligible active duty uniformed service members.

United States Air Force (USAF)

One of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

United States Coast Guard (USCG)

One of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

United States Marine Corps (USMC)

One of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

United States Public Health Service (USPHS)

A government agency that falls under the Department of Health and Human Services and is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

US Family Health Plan (USFHP)

A TRICARE Prime option available in six geographic locations across the United States that offers benefits to active duty family members, retirees and their eligible family members, survivors, certain formers spouses, and other eligible beneficiaries.