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Rite Aid Receives URAC Accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) announced today it has been awarded Specialty Pharmacy accreditation from URAC, a Washington, D.C.-based health care accreditation organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry.

“We are very proud to have received full accreditation as a specialty pharmacy provider from URAC,” said Robert Thompson, Rite Aid executive vice president of pharmacy. “Every day, Rite Aid pharmacists are committed to providing all of our patients, especially those receiving specialty pharmacy treatments, with the best care possible. This designation from URAC recognizes our efforts and is great achievement for our Specialty Pharmacy team.”

By applying for and receiving URAC accreditation, Rite Aid has demonstrated a commitment to quality healthcare,” said URAC President and CEO Kylanne Green. “In today’s healthcare market, URAC accreditation provides a mark of distinction and we applaud Rite Aid for meeting strict quality standards and achieving URAC Specialty Pharmacy accreditation.”

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For 25 years, URAC has been the independent leader in promoting health care quality through accreditation, education, and measurement. URAC offers a wide range of quality benchmarking programs that reflect the latest changes in health care and provide a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability. URAC’s evidence-based measures and standards are developed through inclusive engagement with a broad range of stakeholders committed to improving the quality of health care.

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