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URAC and HOSP announce strategic relationship

URAC and HOSP announce strategic relationship

WAKEFIELD, Mass. – URAC has finalized a new partnership with the goal of improving quality of care, patient outcomes and safety in health systems, with a focus on pharmacies and telehealth. HOSP is the only organization of its kind focused on the unique needs of the health system-owned, integrated specialty pharmacy community, and the improved care

URAC publishes white paper on the future of specialty pharmacy

URAC publishes white paper on the future of specialty pharmacy

WASHINGTON — URAC will release a white paper on the future of specialty pharmacy in conjunction with a webinar of the same topic on Wednesday, August 11. The ground-breaking white paper reflects URAC’s singular status as a convener of leaders from throughout the industry, including leaders from the National Association of Specialty Pharmacies, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Heritage

URAC joins 430 organizations urging Congress to address current “telehealth cliff”

URAC joins 430 organizations urging Congress to address current “telehealth cliff”

WASHINGTON — URAC joined 430 organizations, including six of its telehealth accredited organizations, to send a letter  to ask Congress to permanently extend several key waivers put in place during the height of the COVID-19 public health emergency to expand access to and coverage of telehealth services. URAC agrees with the other signatories that Congress

AllianceRx Walgreens Prime’s home delivery pharmacy earns URAC reaccreditation

AllianceRx Walgreens Prime’s home delivery pharmacy earns URAC reaccreditation

ORLANDO, Fla. — AllianceRx Walgreens Prime has received Mail Service Pharmacy reaccreditation from URAC for its home delivery pharmacy services. URAC is an independent organization focused on promoting health care quality through leadership, accreditation, measurement, and innovation. URAC’s full accreditation status means AllianceRx Walgreens Prime’s home delivery is meeting industry-leading standards of organizational quality, customer service, communications, drug utilization and pharmacy

URAC and AmerisourceBergen announce strategic relationship

URAC and AmerisourceBergen announce strategic relationship

WASHINGTON – URAC announced on Tuesday that is has entered into an agreement with global health care company, AmerisourceBergen to provide discounted pricing on URAC accreditation and designation programs, as well as value-added services to AmerisourceBergen’s dispensing provider customers seeking new accreditation. This relationship exemplifies URAC’s continuing goal of improving the quality of health care across the country, by making its meaningful accreditation programs available to

New URAC small mail service pharmacy accreditation offering

New URAC small mail service pharmacy accreditation offering

WASHINGTON — URAC, one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious accrediting organizations announced Monday that they have expanded their offerings for small mail service pharmacies, thereby opening the possibility for those organizations to earn accreditation to demonstrate their quality and commitment to outstanding patient outcomes. Many Americans are served by these smaller organizations and URAC

AllianceRx Walgreens Prime gets URAC accreditation

AllianceRx Walgreens Prime gets URAC accreditation

ORLANDO, Fla. —  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

CVS’ Advanced Care Scripts accredited by URAC

CVS’ Advanced Care Scripts accredited by URAC

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health’s Advanced Care Scripts (ACS) has gained specialty pharmacy accreditation from Washington, D.C.-based health care standards body URAC. CVS said Tuesday that the URAC designation signifies that its ACS unit has demonstrated a commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes. ACS manages and dispenses specialty medications to patients

H-E-B looks to do more in specialty pharmacy

H-E-B looks to do more in specialty pharmacy

SAN ANTONIO — H-E-B has earned full accreditation to deliver specialty pharmacy clinical services to patients with complex and chronic diseases in more than 260 stores across Texas. The food and drug retailer said the H-E-B Specialty Pharmacy division has received Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC), a Washington, D.C.-based health

CVS Caremark earns URAC accreditations

CVS Caremark earns URAC accreditations

WOONSOCKET, R.I. —  CVS Caremark has received health call center, pharmacy benefit management and drug therapy management accreditations from health standards body URAC. CVS Health said Wednesday that the URAC Health Call Center Accreditation is for its Pharmacy Advisor counseling program, whose call center offers personalized care to members with chronic conditions through targeted live

Thrifty White specialty pharmacy earns CPPA accreditation

Thrifty White specialty pharmacy earns CPPA accreditation

WASHINGTON — Thrifty White Pharmacy has been designated as an accredited specialty pharmacy by the Center for Pharmacy Practice Accreditation (CPPA), a nonprofit pharmacy standards body. The CPPA certification marks the second specialty pharmacy accreditation for Thrifty White within the past month. In late September, the pharmacy chain said it earned specialty pharmacy accreditation from

Thrifty White specialty pharmacy accredited by URAC

Thrifty White specialty pharmacy accredited by URAC

PLYMOUTH, Minn. — Thrifty White Pharmacy has received specialty pharmacy accreditation from URAC, a health care standards organization. The regional drug chain said Friday that its central specialty pharmacy was awarded the designation from Washington, D.C.-based URAC. “URAC accreditation validates our comprehensive specialty pharmacy program,” Jeremy Faulks, director of specialty pharmacy at Thrifty White, said

Giant Eagle earns specialty pharmacy accreditation

Giant Eagle earns specialty pharmacy accreditation

PITTSBURGH — Giant Eagle Pharmacy has received full Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from health care standards body URAC. Giant Eagle Inc. said this week that the designation attests to the quality and service provided by its specialty pharmacy operation. Overall, the food and drug retailer has more than 200 pharmacy locations. “Attaining URAC accreditation is especially

Benzer Pharmacy gains URAC specialty Rx accreditation

Benzer Pharmacy gains URAC specialty Rx accreditation

TAMPA, Fla. — Benzer Pharmacy has received specialty pharmacy accreditation from health standards body URAC. The drug chain said that the Benzer Pharmacy in Auburndale, Fla., has been granted full accreditation pursuant to Specialty Pharmacy, Version 2.1. The URAC accreditation process demonstrates a commitment to quality services and serves as a framework to improve business