Alignment Healthcare Earns URAC Accreditation in Health Utilization Management

Designation demonstrates highest level of commitment to health care quality 

ORANGE, Calif. (June 1, 2017) – Alignment Healthcare is proud to announce that it has earned URAC accreditation in Health Utilization Management. URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. By achieving this status, Alignment Healthcare has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality of care, improved processes and better patient outcomes. 

“Alignment Healthcare is proud to have earned URAC accreditation in Health Utilization Management,” said Rob Lonardo, chief operating officer, Alignment Healthcare. “This designation demonstrates our commitment to quality, safety and accountability as we continue our mission to transform health care one person at a time.”

URAC’s health utilization management standards are designed to ensure that organizations conducting utilization management follow a process that is clinically sound and respects patients’ and providers’ rights. 

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

ABOUT ALIGNMENT HEALTHCARE
Alignment Healthcare is redefining the business of health care by shifting the focus from payments to people. We’ve created a new model for health care delivery that cuts costs and improves lives by unraveling the inefficiencies of the current system to drive patients, providers and payers toward a common goal of wellness. Harnessing best practices from Medicare Advantage, our innovative data-management technology allows us to commit to caring for seniors and those who need it most: the chronically ill and frail. With offices and care centers across the country, Alignment Healthcare provides partners and patients with customized care and service where they need it and when they need it, including clinical coordination, risk management and technology facilitation. Alignment Healthcare offers HMO plan options to California residents through the Alignment Health Plan, and partners with select health plans in North Carolina and Florida to help deliver better benefits at lower costs. For more information, please visit alignmenthealthcare.com

ABOUT URAC
Founded in 1990, URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. URAC is a nonprofit organization developing evidence-based measures and 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
Alison Trinidad
Alignment Healthcare
atrinidad@ahcusa.com
(657) 218-7730 

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