AllianceRx Walgreens Prime earns home delivery pharmacy accreditation from URAC

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ORLANDO, Fla., July 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AllianceRx Walgreens Prime, a combined specialty and home delivery pharmacy,

has received Mail Service Pharmacy Accreditation* from URAC for its home delivery pharmacy services. URAC is a health care accrediting organization based in Washington, D.C. that establishes quality standards for
the health care industry.

AllianceRx Walgreens Prime earned fully accredited status in the URAC Mail Service Pharmacy area, which covers core organizational quality, customer service, communications and disclosure, drug utilization management, pharmacy operations, and a process for mail service outcomes measurement and quality improvement.

"AllianceRx Walgreens Prime aims to service all our patients with the utmost quality and care," said Joel Wright, chief executive officer. "Receiving accreditation from URAC is validation of our steadfast commitment to helping patients achieve and maintain their best health by delivering to them the medicines they need. We pledge to uphold these high standards of quality for our organization and for our patients."

URAC President and CEO Kylanne Green said that AllianceRx Walgreens Prime showcases an ability to offer cost-effective care without compromising quality.

"As mail service pharmacy options grow, it is important to have a means of verifying that an organization can address the dynamic of cost and quality. AllianceRx Walgreens Prime chose to demonstrate its commitment to industry best practices and regulatory compliance by undergoing a rigorous URAC review and receiving an accreditation of its services," she said.

The accreditation is effective from July 1, 2018 to July 1, 2021.

* When searching URAC Directory of Accredited Organizations, AllianceRx Walgreens Prime's mail order accreditation will be listed as Walgreens Mail Service, LLC, and Prime Therapeutics Specialty Pharmacy LLC.

About AllianceRx Walgreens PrimeAllianceRx Walgreens Prime (alliancerxwp.com) is a specialty and home delivery pharmacy that strives to provide exceptional care throughout a patient's treatment journey with the medications they need every day. Formed in 2017 through a collaboration between Walgreens, one of the nation's largest chain drug stores, and Prime Therapeutics, a leading pharmacy benefit manager, the company offers tools and resources for patients, providers and health plans to deliver the optimal health outcomes. The company is headquartered in Orlando, Fla. and its pharmacies are accredited by several national pharmacy accreditation services.

About URACFounded in 1990, URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through leadership, accreditation, measurement and innovation. URAC is a nonprofit organization using evidence-based measures and developing standards through inclusive engagement with a range of stakeholders committed to improving the quality of healthcare. Our portfolio of accreditation and certification programs span the healthcare industry, addressing healthcare management, healthcare operations, health plans, pharmacies, telehealth providers, physician practices, and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability.

Media Contact:Adrienne.Foley@AllianceRxWP.com612-777-6259

 

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