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URAC to Release Major Revision to Core Standards, Case Management Accreditation Standards in January 2018

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Washington, DC – September 8, 2017 – URAC announces the January 2018 release of Core Standards v4.0, a major revision to the standards that establish the foundational quality and compliance requirements for most of URAC accreditation programs. The new Core Standards v4.0 will be rolled out across accreditation programs throughout 2018, starting with Case Management […]

URAC Pharmacy Accreditation Expert to speak at the NASP Annual Meeting and Educational Conference

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – September 13, 2017 – URAC Director of Pharmacy, Heather Bonome, Pharm.D., will participate in a panel discussion at National Association of Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting and Educational Conference  in Washington, DC. Bonome will present at the session “Accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy” on Wednesday, September 20 at 1:15 pm. She will review URAC’s Accreditation Process, URAC Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation Standards and what makes […]

URAC President and CEO Kylanne Green Featured Speaker at 5th Annual Clinically and Financially Integrated Delivery Systems Summit

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Washington, DC – September 8, 2017 – URAC President and CEO Kylanne Green is a featured speaker at the World Congress 5th Annual Clinically and Financially Integrated Delivery Systems Summit. The session, “Discuss Recent Shifts in Health Care Policy and How to Modify and Adapt Growth and Acquisition Strategies in a Changing Landscape,” is scheduled […]

URAC Submits MACRA Comments, Calls for Continued Support of Small Practices and Those in Rural and Underserved Communities

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – August 22, 2017 – In response to CMS’s 2018 proposed rules for MACRA’s Quality Payment Program (QPP), URAC submitted comments calling for continued support of small practices and those in underserved communities enabling stronger participation in MIPS. In the comment letter, URAC applauds CMS’s continued recognition that eligible clinicians and practices are […]

URAC Invites Public Comments for New Genetics Precision Medicine Accreditation Program

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – August 15, 2017 – Independent healthcare accreditor URAC today opens for public comment the proposed performance standards for the organization’s new Genetics Precision Medicine Accreditation program. The public comment period begins Tuesday, August 15, 2017, and ends on Friday, September 15, 2017, at 6 PM Eastern time. Click the link below to […]

URAC Report Highlights the Complexities and Rewards of Becoming a Clinically Integrated Network

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – August 1, 2017 – URAC, a nonprofit, healthcare accreditor, today released a new Industry Insight Report for hospitals, health systems and provider networks entitled “ Clinically Integrated Networks: A Framework for Clinical and Financial Success .” The report demonstrates how five distinct healthcare organizations have navigated the complexities of becoming clinically integrated networks (CINs) to achieve success in the new value-based healthcare […]

URAC Invites Public Comments for Performance Measures

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – July 18, 2017 – Independent healthcare accreditor URAC opens for public comment proposed performance measures for these accreditation programs: Health Plan, Pharmacy Quality Management, and Telehealth. The public comment period begins Tuesday July 18, 2018, and ends on Thursday August 31, 2017 at midnight Eastern time. Click the links below to find […]

URAC Director of Government Relations Discusses Proposed Senate Healthcare Bill with NBC4 News

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – June 27, 2017 – URAC Director of Government Relations Aaron Turner-Phifer discussed key points of the healthcare reform legislation now under consideration in the Senate during a 20-minute appearance on News 4 Your Sunday , which aired June 25 on the Washington, D.C.-based NBC4. Viewers can watch the entire 20-minute interview below. “We’re in for a […]

Case Management Roles Will Expand and Grow in the Changing Healthcare Environment, URAC Experts Say

Monday, June 26th, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – June 23, 2017 – How will the role of case managers change as the aging population brings greater demand for post-acute care? How will case management help drive transformative change in healthcare delivery? What progress has been made in identifying quality standards and strategies to support the transformation of case management? Discover […]

URAC Invites Public Comments for Revised Case Management Accreditation Standards

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – May 30, 2017 – Independent healthcare accreditor URAC opens the revised Case Management Accreditation Standards for public comment beginning on May 30, 2017, and ending June 23, 2017, at 6 p.m. Eastern Time. Click here to access the proposed Case Management standards and the tool for providing public comment: “The pursuit of […]

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