Meet Mental Health Parity Challenges Head On

November 19, 2020

While the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) has been in place for over a decade, challenges to implementing and…

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Opportunities for Bipartisanship Still Exist on Key Health Care Issues

November 4, 2020

  By now I’m sure you have read just about every article there is to read about health care issues that were on the…

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URAC and 80 Organizations Call on DEA to Create Registry for Telemedicine Treatment of Substance Abuse

October 27, 2020

On Oct. 26th, URAC joined 80 other organizations, led by the Alliance for Connected Care, is calling for the U.S. Drug Enforcement…

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Telehealth: Benefits Outweigh Challenges, Accreditation Minimizes Risk

October 8, 2020

On September 30th, the U.S. Dept. of Justice (DOJ) announced charges against 345 individuals for more than $6 billion in alleged health…

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URAC Supports Expanding Digital Health Options; Submits Comments on Medicare Changes

October 1, 2020

URAC submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on the agency’s proposed Medicare physician fee schedule for the…

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URAC Commits to a Vision of Care Advancing Equity in America’s Health Care System

September 24, 2020

URAC, the nation’s leading independent accreditation organization, announced its continued commitment to supporting organizations improving equity and the quality of care in…

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URAC Shares Digital Health Expertise At Industry-Leading Webinar

September 23, 2020

While Dr. Shawn Griffin is extremely hopeful about telehealth’s potential to improve both health care quality and access for patients, the URAC…

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WebMD Health Services Discusses Website Accreditation

September 21, 2020

When your mission is to empower actions that improve people’s well-being and outcomes, it’s critical to ensure the data and information you produce…

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URAC Announces Updated Telehealth Accreditation Standards

September 10, 2020

URAC, the nation’s largest and most experienced telehealth accreditor, today announced its updated telehealth accreditation standards (v 3.0), created with extensive input from its industry-leading advisory group. URAC’s new program addresses the current, rapid growth of telehealth during…

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CMS Proposed Updates to Home Infusion Benefit Still Discount Role of Digital Health

August 28, 2020

A couple of months ago, CMS proposed updates to the home health prospective payment system and finalized the implementation of the permanent home infusion…

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The Importance of Requesting Telehealth Accreditation in Health Benefits RFPs

August 21, 2020

Virtual health continues its rapid growth as providers, patients and payers are using technology to overcome issues with in-office visits during the…

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URAC Advances International Telemedicine Efforts

August 20, 2020

URAC, the country’s pre-eminent health care accrediting body and the first and largest international telehealth accreditor, just announced it has joined the International…

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