URAC Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation Comparison Table

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URAC is the nation’s leading pharmacy quality organization and the leading accreditor of specialty pharmacies in the country. URAC’s Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation provides a comprehensive, independent assessment of a pharmacy’s ability to consistently provide high quality care to patients receiving medications that require special handling and/or administration, a high degree of monitoring, and more clinical support than conventional therapies. URAC’s Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation is the industry’s leading indicator of a pharmacy’s ability to manage patients with complex chronic diseases.

Pharmacies, stakeholders, and policymakers often inquire about the intersection between URAC’s Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation, the role of state boards of pharmacy, and the accreditation most hospitals achieve.

The URAC Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation Comparison Table shows major areas of URAC’s accreditation standards compared to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) Model Act on the practice of pharmacy and the general requirements of pharmacy services for hospital accreditation. Click here to download.