The United States government uses a lot of government acronyms to describe the various systems within the governmental structure which help the government run more efficiently. These acronyms use the first (or first few) letters of each word of an important phrase to form a new "word" that symbolizes the original phrase. Below is a condensed list of some of the important government acronyms used by the United States government.
A comprehensive list of government acronyms can be found in the Acronym List which is available on the Centerms for Medicare and Medicaid services website.
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