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URAC’s Green, Bonome Set to Address Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

URAC President and CEO Kylanne Green and Director of Pharmacy Heather Bonome are confirmed speakers at the upcoming 2016 Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit. Scheduled for May 2nd through 6th at the Wynn and Encore resorts in Las Vegas, the Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit is billed as “‘the must event’ for all health care professionals” who are focused on specialty […]

New CMS Drug Cost Dashboard Highlights Implications for Specialty Pharmacies

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

New data released by the federal government backs assertions that specialty drugs are accounting for an increasingly larger amount of Medicare spending on pharmaceuticals. As this trend continues and gains more public notice, it shows why pharmacies that dispense specialty drugs owe it to themselves, their customers, and the public to demonstrate the quality of […]

Primary Care Physicians Dissatisfied and Confused By Payment Models

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Many primary care physicians are not convinced that planned delivery system changes will lead to quality improvements. This uncertainty could have a major effect on the future of American health care as almost half of primary care physicians responding to a recent survey indicate they are considering early retirement rather than operate under these new […]

URAC Introduces Innovative, Enhanced Patient Centered Medical Home Certification

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

URAC’s Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) 3.0 certification program has been released. It is a substantial update from the previous version. It now offers a transformational approach that helps practices build a strong foundation for the delivery of accountable care while working to earn their certification. In studying organizational evolution in the field as well […]

URAC President and CEO Kylanne Green to Speak at 2016 Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

URAC President and CEO Kylanne Green is among the speakers already confirmed for the 2016 Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit. To be held at the Wynn and Encore resorts in Las Vegas on May 2nd through 6th, the Armada summit is billed as “‘the must event’ for all health care professionals” focused on specialty pharmacy. URAC will continue its multiyear sponsorship […]

Clinical Integration Accreditation Transformation: A URAC Case Study

Friday, December 4th, 2015

When the leadership of St. Vincent’s Health Partners (SVHP) sought to develop their clinically integrated network, they contacted URAC for help in building a stable organization that could be more effective in its delivery of care while avoiding the risk of violating antitrust laws. Accreditation helped St. Vincent’s to do exactly that. A new case study – available […]

Leavitt Partners ACO Survey Reveals Need for Attention to Culture

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

New survey data is challenging common assumptions about how accountable care organizations (ACOs) develop. Leavitt Partners’ most recent survey of ACO characteristics has revealed some information both payers and policymakers should consider. For instance, one widely held assumption is that most ACOs would hold an average of three contracts that tied some level of reimbursement […]

URAC Telehealth Poster Featured at Important Telehealth Industry Event

Friday, November 20th, 2015

At the recent fall summit of the Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL), URAC was invited to participate in the event’s poster session. The poster created by URAC for the summit described in detail for the legal and policy experts in attendance how an iterative dialogue was used to create URAC’s new telehealth accreditation standards. URAC recently became the first organization to […]

Call for Nominations to URAC’s Certification Subcommittee

Friday, November 13th, 2015

URAC is seeking volunteers to serve on the Certification Subcommittee of its Accreditation Committee. The primary function of the Certification Subcommittee will be to review staff recommendations regarding applications for certification – approving, rejecting, amending, or deferring those recommendations to URAC’s Accreditation Committee or Executive Committee. It will also provide, upon the request of URAC […]

URAC Launches Telehealth Accreditation Program

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

URAC, the independent leader in health care accreditation, is now offering an accreditation program to recognize the quality of telehealth providers. “Telehealth services – also known as telemedicine – are a vital part of our transition to a more value-based delivery of health care. URAC is proud to offer the first independent accreditation that allows […]

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