Qualis Health Earns URAC Accreditation in Case Management and Health Utilization Management

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 General News
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The designation demonstrates the highest level of commitment to quality health care

SEATTLE, Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Qualis Health is proud to announce that it has earned URAC reaccreditation

in both Case Management and Health Utilization Management. URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. By achieving this status, Qualis Health has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes.

"We are honored to have attained full reaccreditation from URAC for Case Management and Health Utilization Management," said Qualis Health Vice President of Care Management Dave Beery. "This prestigious recognition shows that Qualis Health has the systems and staff necessary to sustain case management and utilization management programs that meet rigorous national standards. In addition, it reflects a deep dedication to our mission to improve the quality of health care delivery and health outcomes."

Qualis Health provides award-winning case management and utilization management services for public and private payers across the United States, including Medicaid agencies in Alabama, Alaska, Idaho, New Mexico, Washington state and the District of Columbia. The company's care management work helps its clients be responsible stewards of health care resources, reduces provider administrative burden and helps patients receive safe, appropriate and timely care.

"Demands for more value-based care through coordinated services and effective care makes the role of case managers more important than ever. Qualis Health now stands out because it earned Case Management Accreditation from URAC. This demonstrates its commitment to quality standards, performance measurement and continuous improvement in the delivery of services," said URAC President and CEO Kylanne Green.

"Appropriateness and efficiency are words to live by in meeting new value-based goals for population health. Qualis Health's URAC accreditation shows an ability to abide by the gold standard when it comes to performing Health Utilization Management functions," said Green. "URAC's utilization management accreditation standards promote an evidence-based and reasonable review of services that respect both patients and providers."

About Qualis Health Qualis Health is one of the nation's leading population health management organizations, and a leader in improving care delivery and patient outcomes, working with clients throughout the public and private sectors to advance the quality, efficiency and value of health care for millions of people every day.

In April 2018, Qualis Health and HealthInsight announced a formal merger, combining the two organizations and operations across the U.S. Both Qualis Health and HealthInsight have been engaged in health care quality consulting and providing quality improvement services for more than 40 years. For more information, visit http://www.qualishealth.org.

About URAC Founded in 1990, URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care 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 health care. Our portfolio of accreditation and certification programs span the health care industry, addressing health care management, health care 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.

 

SOURCE Qualis Health



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