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URAC Announces Finalists for Quality Measurement and Data Analytics Best Practices Awards

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Finalists Selected as Part of URAC’s 2013 Quality Summit Best Practices Awards Program Washington, DC – August 6, 2013 – URAC has selected six organizations as finalists for its Quality Measurement and Data Analytics finalists for its 2013 Best Practices Award category. All finalists will showcase their industry-leading practices as part of educational sessions during […]

URAC Announces Finalists for Health Plan Best Practices Awards

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Finalists Selected as Part of URAC’s 2013 Quality Summit Best Practice Awards Program Washington, DC – August 1, 2013 – URAC has selected eight organizations as finalists for its 2013 Health Plan Best Practices Award category. All finalists will showcase their industry-leading practices as part of educational sessions during URAC’s 2013 Quality Summit scheduled for […]

Demand for Specialty Pharmacy Services Continues to Grow Rapidly

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

URAC Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation Offers Key Competitive Edge July 30, 2013 – Washington, DC – As patients live longer with complex, multiple chronic conditions, the need for highly qualified Specialty Pharmacies to effectively manage their exacting medication needs has never been more critical.  The advanced oral and infusible products required by this population demand the […]

URAC Applauds Bipartisan Senate Confirmation Of Marilyn Tavenner as CMS Administrator

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Washington, DC — May 16, 2013 – Vernon Rowen, Senior Vice President, External & Legal Affairs, URAC, released the following statement regarding Senate confirmation yesterday of CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner: “URAC applauds the Senate for acting on a bipartisan basis yesterday to confirm Marilyn Tavenner as CMS Administrator. Ms. Tavenner’s highly regarded clinical, policy, and […]

Kylanne Green Appointed URAC President & Chief Executive Officer

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Washington, DC—May 15, 2013— Kylanne Green, a recognized leader in hospital and health plan services, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of URAC, the Board of Directors announced today.  Ms. Green will take the organization’s helm officially on July 22. URAC is one of the nation’s largest private accreditation bodies, with cutting-edge data […]

Health Care Providers Beta Testing New URAC Accreditation for Clinical Integration

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Washington, DC – May 8, 2013 – Several organized physician groups are beta testing URAC’s new clinical integration accreditation program standards. URAC , an independent accreditation organization advancing quality and value throughout health care, created the new program to serve as a roadmap for health providers to achieve clinical integration and accountable care. By earning URAC […]

URAC Seeks Public Comment on Accountable Care Accreditation Standards and Measures

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Washington, DC – April 11, 2013 – URAC, an independent accreditation organization advancing quality and value throughout health care, has announced a call for public comment on its new Accountable Care Accreditation Standards and Measures. URAC’s new program is a roadmap for health providers to achieve clinical integration and accountable care. By earning URAC accreditation, […]

URAC and The Leapfrog Group Announce Winners of the 2012 Excellence in Hospital Website Transparency Awards Program

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Washington, DC– March 15, 2013 – URAC and The Leapfrog Group announced today the winners of the 2012 Excellence in Hospital Website Transparency Awards Program.  The two organizations created this program to identify outstanding hospital websites that promote transparency of safety and quality measures in a manner that is useful and user-friendly for consumers.  All […]

URAC Launches Advertising Initiative to Highlight Health Plans

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Washington, DC—With the tagline, “Is Your Health Plan’s Accreditation behind the Times?” URAC today launched a new advertising initiative to highlight that health plans offered on new health insurance marketplaces will have a choice in accreditation, including URAC.  URAC is one of the nation’s leading private accreditors of health insurance plans. “As health plans, policymakers, and others work hard to get ready for […]

URAC Announces Recipients of the 2012 Acknowledgement of Excellence in Hospital Website Transparency

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

February 12, 2013 – Washington, DC – URAC announced today the recipients of the 2012 Acknowledgement of Excellence in Hospital Website Transparency, presented in conjunction with The Leapfrog Group.  The Acknowledgement comes as part of an overall Excellence in Hospital Website Transparency Awards Program, which identifies outstanding hospital websites promoting transparency of safety and quality […]

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