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URAC Reveals Distinguished Judging Panel for 2009 Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection Awards

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

Awards will recognize best practices in consumer decision-making and consumer health improvement across the health care management spectrum Washington, D.C. Aug. 7, 2008 – URAC announced that more than thirty of the nation’s foremost thought leaders in health care management will judge entries for its 2009 Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection […]

URAC Board Approves Two New Accreditation Programs for Pharmacy Quality Management®

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

Standards for Specialty Pharmacy and Mail Service Pharmacy expand URAC’s Pharmacy Quality Management ® Initiative WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2008 — URAC’s Board of Directors has approved accreditation standards for two new Pharmacy Quality Management ® programs, the Specialty Pharmacy and Mail Service Pharmacy accreditation programs. A third new program, Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) for Workers Compensation and Property […]

Seven Companies are First to Pursue Accreditation Under Two New URAC Pharmacy Quality Management® Programs

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

Washington, D.C. Aug. 5, 2008 – URAC announced that seven companies have field tested and are in the final stages to achieve accreditation for new programs introduced today under its Pharmacy Quality Management® initiative. The companies participated in URAC beta testing for one or both of the new accreditation programs, Mail Service and Specialty Pharmacy […]

URAC’s Awards for Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection Will Spotlight Innovative Quality Efforts

Friday, July 25th, 2008

Call for entries invites submissions from health information/decision support, health management, health plans, health networks, pharmacy quality management and workers’ compensation companies Washington, D.C. July 25, 2008 – URAC, the independent, nonprofit leader in promoting health care quality through accreditation and education programs, released its call for entries for its 2009 Best Practices in Health […]

URAC Quality Summit Keeps Consumer in Focus With Emphasis on Health Care Management Improvement, Innovation

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Internet entrepreneur Jeff Taylor, futurist and Kaiser Institute co-founder Leanne Kaiser Carlson are keynote speakers Washington, D.C. July 24, 2008 – URAC is focusing on cost, quality and the consumer as the framework for improvement and innovation in health care management.  Influential thought leaders, medical professionals and executives from across the health care management spectrum […]

URAC Launches Portal to Allow Year-Round Access to Accreditation Information

Monday, June 30th, 2008

Washington, D.C. June 30, 2008 – URAC announced today that currently accredited companies that submitted an online application via the AccreditNet application system, will now have access to their accreditation documents year-round through a new Web portal. The portal is designed to enhance the usability of AccreditNet, the organization’s online standards management and accreditation submission […]

URAC Releases Standards and Measures for Wellness Programs for Public Comment

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

Washington, D.C. June, 24, 2008 – URAC has convened an expert advisory group for creation of accreditation standards and measures for wellness programs in response to employers’ requests for quality standards and measures for both comprehensive and focused wellness programs. The more than 50 advisory committee members include employers, health plans, public benefits organizations, health […]

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