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URAC to Participate in First Annual Case In Point Platinum Case Management Awards

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Washington, D.C. – April 14, 2010 – URAC, the nation’s first case management accreditor is proud to participate in the First Annual Case In Point Platinum Case Management Awards. This premier event will honor the case management leaders across the continuum of care whose innovative programs strive to provide the highest level of quality health care services.

“Honoring innovative case management practices through these awards aligns directly with URAC’s mission to promote continuous improvement in the quality and efficiency of health care management across the continuum of care,” said Christine Leyden, R.N., MSN, URAC Senior Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer. “URAC is pleased to be presenting an award on behalf of Case In Point, honoring these dedicated professionals. Our participation is an example of how URAC case management programs strive to improve a multidisciplinary approach to the transition of care for consumers and their families.”

The first annual Case In Point Platinum Awards will cover a range of 25 categories including best managed care program, best independent case management program and best overall case management program. The awards provide recognition to the exceptional work and measurable value being delivered across the continuum of care. Categories and finalists can be found at www.dorlandhealth.com/platinum-awards-finalists.html.

Winners of the Case In Point Platinum Awards will be honored on April 20, 2010, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. A special issue of Case In Point, published in April, will feature the winning entrants.

URAC is the only accreditation organization offering comprehensive standards and measures that specifically address the rapidly evolving field of case management. URAC has accredited hundreds of organizations that provide all types of case management services, in both health care and workers’ compensation settings. URAC case management accredited programs ensure that their case management offerings are of the highest quality for both consumers and purchasers. URAC designed the standards to fit organizations that provide telephonic or onsite case management services in conjunction with a privately or publicly funded benefits program across settings and specialties.

We look forward to seeing you at the Case In Point Platinum Awards on April 20th at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. For more information about URAC Case Management Accreditation Programs please contact businessdevelopment@urac.org.

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