(Vocus/PRWEB) November 25, 2009
Atlanta (Vocus) November 25, 2009 -- Healthcare Solutions, the parent company of Cypress Care, announced today that it has received a certificate of full accreditation from URAC for compliance with the workers’ compensation and property and casualty pharmacy benefit management accreditation program. The accreditation is effective December 1, 2009 through December of 2012.
URAC is an independent, nonprofit healthcare accrediting organization dedicated to promoting health care quality through accreditation, certification and commendation. The organization offers the largest array of accreditation programs in the United States assessing health plan operations, including but not limited to, network operations, health care practitioner credentialing systems and medical management functions.
“The URAC accreditation reflects the organization’s commitment to quality services,” said David A. George, CEO of Healthcare Solutions. “The certification demonstrates the organization’s focus on our customers and health care providers by acknowledging the importance of national quality standards for workers’ compensation pharmacy benefit managers and adhering to them through the URAC process.”
The workers’ compensation pharmacy accreditation is a new URAC program that supports high-quality organizations specializing in the workers’ compensation arena, providing an opportunity for companies to demonstrate a commitment to industry-recognized standards.
“We applaud Cypress Care on achieving the workers’ compensation pharmacy accreditation,” said Alan P. Spielman, URAC president and CEO. “In today’s health care market, URAC accreditation provides a mark of distinction for organizations to demonstrate their commitment to quality.”
In addition to the URAC pharmacy accreditation, Cypress Care also holds a SAS 70 Type II certification and complies with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements for healthcare data privacy and protection.
About Healthcare Solutions
Healthcare Solutions, Inc. is the parent company of Cypress Care and Procura Management. Through its affiliated companies, Healthcare Solutions serves as a health service company delivering integrated solutions to the property and casualty markets, specializing in workers’ compensation and auto liability/PIP. The company’s customers include insurer carriers, third party administrators (TPAs), managed care organizations (MCOs), government agencies and self-insured employers. Utilizing market-leading technology, Healthcare Solutions delivers demonstrated benefits and savings complemented by deep industry expertise. For more information, please visit http://www.healthcaresolutions.com.
URAC, an independent nonprofit organization, is well-known as a leader in promoting health care quality through its accreditation and certification programs. URAC offers a wide range of quality benchmarking programs and services that keep pace with the rapid changes in the health care system, and provide a symbol of excellence for organizations to validate their commitment to quality and accountability. Through its broad-based governance structure and an inclusive standards development process, URAC strives to ensure that all stakeholders are represented in establishing meaningful quality measures for the entire health care industry. For more information, visit http://www.urac.org.