Meet URAC's Board of Directors

URAC is a unique independent third-party accrediting organization where patients, providers and payers all have a seat at the table in regard to establishing what constitutes best practice. Our board of directors reflects this melding of stakeholders and approves the creation of all our programs.

American Health Quality Association (AHQA)

Harry M. Feder, MPA
URAC Immediate Past Chair
Chief Operating Officer, IPRO

American Association of Payers, Administrators and Networks (AAPAN)

George Furlong
URAC Chair
Chief Strategy Officer, Accūrō Solutions

American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCI)

Carol Swirsky, MS
URAC Treasurer
Director, Utilization Reviewer
AMTrust Financial

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP)

John D. Jones, RPh, JD
URAC Secretary

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)

Maribeth Martinez Bettarelli, PharmD
Senior Director, Quality and Accreditation at CVS Caremark

American Hospital Association (AHA)

Nancy Foster
Vice President for Quality
and Patient Safety Policy


American Medical Association (AMA)

Peter Lund, MD
Urologist, St. Vincent's Allied Urology

American Nurses Association (ANA)

Mary (Mel) Callan, RN, MS, FNP


American Psychiatric Association (APA)

Roger Kathol, MD, CPE
Senior Consultant, Cartesian Solutions Inc.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA)

William A. Breskin
Senior Vice President of Government Programs for the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

Case Management Society of America (CMSA)

Col. Melanie Prince (Ret),
President, Case Management Society of America


Bruce Scott, RPH, MS, FASHP, URAC Vice Chair

Vincent G Nelson, MD, MBA, FASA

Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA)

Kristin Bass
Chief Policy and External Affairs Officer

National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions

John R. Miller
Executive Director, MidAtlantic Business Group on Health

National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)

Commissioner Kathleen A. Birrane
Maryland Insurance Commissioner

You've met our board, now meet our leadership team