"We are delighted and honored to receive this prestigious award from URAC," said
Entries were judged by a distinguished panel of independent judges including recognized experts in program evaluation, care coordination, health information technology, employer and purchaser decision-making, and patient safety. Entries were reviewed and scored by the judges based on objective criteria including whether the program was measurable, if it was reproducible, and whether it was delivered through a collaborative approach. Organizations were recognized in the categories of Care Coordination and Clinical Integration, Health Plans, and Quality Measurement and Data Analytics, with platinum awards given in the categories of Consumer Decision-Making and Consumer Health Improvement.
"URAC's Best Practices awards program is a unique celebration of innovative healthcare management programs. These organizations have implemented leading programs that have made a difference in the lives of the consumers they serve with demonstrable results that matter," said Kylanne Green, president and CEO of URAC. "This year's winners are recognized for their leadership in delivering on the promise of a quality healthcare system that puts consumers first."
URAC is a national accreditation leader, offering over 30 highly regarded accreditation programs that span the health care spectrum. Our programs are created and updated by independent industry-spanning experts to address the latest market trends and needs, exemplified by our recently launched Clinical Integration and Accountable Care Accreditation Programs. The nation's leading Case Management Accreditor, URAC recently launched the enhanced Case Management Accreditation program which addresses the increased focus on improving care coordination across the evolving health care landscape. Our Health Plan Accreditation program carries HHS approval to accredit health plans on Exchanges in all 50 states and the
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