URAC


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URAC

The health care accreditation agency formerly known as the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission.
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URAC is the independent provider of promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification and measurement.
In business since 1991, ProPeer received its initial accreditation in 2000 from URAC. ProPeer served as a resource and beta test site for External Review Organization standards, establishing the company as one of the first of five Independent Review Organisations (IRO) in the nation to obtain this accreditation.
In January of 2016, Hy-Vee, based in West Des Moines, Iowa, which in 2014 had purchased Amber Pharmacy, an Omaha, Neb.-based specialty pharmacy solutions provider, was awarded full Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from URAC.
To make this transition, WHN first had to attain URAC Accreditation or it would not be permitted to continue delivering services.
The NCQA, Washington, and URAC, Washington, should get the exchange plan accreditation job because it looks as if they can handle the job, according to the U.S.
The URAC establishes quality standards for the health care industry, for its Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) system which forms the backbone for e-prescriptions services.
All EBSCO Publishing proprietary, consumer health, and medical information found on this site is accredited by URAC. URAC's Health Web Site Accreditation Program requires compliance with 53 rigorous standards of quality and accountability, verified by independent audits.
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee's Web site, bcbst.com, has attained full HealthWeb Site accreditation from URAC, a Washington, D.C.-based health care accrediting organization that sets quality standards for the health care industry.
Through internet access and the "My HealtheVet" program, veterans can view parts of their chart, including labs, and medications, and can refill their medications "online." (2) Recently, "My HealtheVet" was named a national finalist in the Consumer Empowerment and Protection Awards from URAC (formerly the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission), an independent health care accreditation commission.
The following articles provide updates on recent initiatives and standards changes at four accrediting organizations active in the behavioral health field, commonly known as CARF, COA, the Joint Commission, and URAC. In addition, Linda Rosenberg, MSW, president and CEO of the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, discusses the challenges and benefits National Council members have experienced by seeking accreditation.
"The Internet offers Americans a wealth of information about health care--but too little of that information is properly sourced," said Alan Spielman, president and chief executive officer of URAC, formerly the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission.