Bidding for the VA’s Community Care Network Contract: How URAC Accreditation Helps
Friday, February 3, 2017 · 1-2:30 pm ET
The recent federal contract opportunity with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to manage its Community Care Network (CCN) represents a contract with a potential value of up to $25 billion. Achieving healthcare accreditation prior to starting the contracted work is a mandatory requirement.
There’s more to it than simply holding an accreditation. Those bidders who are successful will be able to demonstrate an ability to deliver high-quality care via a network of providers in a reliable fashion that meets the diverse needs of our nation’s veterans. Those organizations that are URAC-accredited are best positioned to meet this challenge and deliver the quality of care our veterans deserve. This is the foundation on which URAC’s accreditation programs are built – to ensure organizations meet national best practice standards, while meeting the needs of the local population.
Join URAC President and CEO, Kylanne Green, and Director of Government Relations, Aaron Turner-Phifer, for a 90-minute FREE webinar on Friday, February 3, 2017, 1-2:30 p.m. ET, that gives you an overview of the VA’s RFP requirements and helps you understand the role of accreditation. Discover:
- Why accreditation is important to the VA for its Community Care Network
- Accreditation requirements of the RFP
- How URAC accreditation positions your organization to deliver quality care
- The additional criteria that your organization will be scored on, and how accreditation in these areas may strengthen your position
- How to maximize your URAC accreditation to align with the goals of the VA’s Community Care Network
The 90-minute webinar will include a Q/A session. Don’t miss this great opportunity to get valuable insights and perspectives from URAC on this important VA initiative.
About Your Presenters
Kylanne Green is president and CEO of URAC, a nonprofit organization promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification, and measurement. Prior to her CEO appointment in 2013, Green served on its Board of Directors for two decades, and as Board Chairman for two years. Her 45-year career in the healthcare industry began with frontline nursing and progressed into management and C-suite leadership, including: executive vice president at INOVA, the largest integrated health system in Northern Virginia; Chief Operating Officer of Health Insurance Association of American; Chief Operating Officer of Aetna Health Plans of the Mid-Atlantic; and Area Administrator of Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic. A highly respected, renowned speaker in the healthcare industry, Green shares her insights on advancing healthcare innovation and improving healthcare quality in her keynote speeches.
Aaron Turner-Phifer has nearly a decade of experience advising and crafting public policy at the federal, state, and local levels. He has experience working on healthcare quality initiatives and public policy that impacts Medicare, Medicaid, and Health Insurance Marketplace enrollees. He is an expert political and policy analyst with a unique understanding of the intricacies associated with the development of health care policy. He is currently the Director of Government Relations at URAC in Washington D.C and is pursuing his Master’s Degree in Health Administration from George Washington University.