URAC’s Credentials Verification Organization (CVO) Accreditation ensures a meaningful, rigorous, and fair credentialing process that protects both patients and providers from poor credentialing practices. Credentialing is a critical function that allows health care organizations to properly identify qualified health care practitioners for participation in their networks. The accreditation process is an important way to protect patients and to minimize legal exposure for health care organizations due to malpractice claims.
The URAC-accredited CVO meets the strict quality credentialing standards URAC’s other accreditation programs, ensuring healthcare organizations that the credentialing process is in compliance.
Download our Credentials Verification Organization Standards-at-a-Glance.
Who may apply?
Credentialing organizations providing credentialing services to health plans and other entities providing health care to consumers may apply.