The Issue Is Risk - Why URAC Embraces Risk

By Carole Lambert on 11/2/18 3:38 PM

We are part of a globally connected industry and environment in which customers are empowered to speak out about what they expect from the companies they choose to support, recommend and trust. Our job vis-à-vis risk is to recognize our current environment, anticipate what’s ahead, uphold our reputation, and improve business performance.

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Marketing Launches New Telehealth Industry Insight Report Campaign

By Allison King on 11/2/18 3:38 PM

URAC's latest Industry Insight Report, Accelerating Telehealth Adoption: Telemedicine's Role in the Volume to Value Journey, interviews experts who share their insights, challenges, opportunities and outcomes from their telehealth programs. The report includes: 

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

By Brittany McCullough on 11/2/18 3:38 PM

Time to queue up Kid Rock’s “Born Free” – its election season folks! AKA my favorite time of year. Okay – not really, but, I must admit that I do enjoy watching the debates and seeing which witticisms go viral.

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Benefit Updates: Open Enrollment, 401K Changes and More

By John Greene on 11/2/18 3:37 PM

It’s time for Open Enrollment!  Employees will have the opportunity to change their health plan (between HMO and PPO), dental, and vision coverage as well as their AFLAC coverage.  As well, employees who are interested in enrolling in 2019 Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and/or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (DCFSA) must complete an application for 2019.  

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Updated Policy & Procedure Site on URAC’s Sharepoint

By Joshua Spofford on 11/2/18 3:36 PM

The Quality, Research, and Measurement Department, in collaboration with individuals from across the organization, is pleased to announce the launch of an updated Policy and Procedure site on URAC’s Sharepoint environment.

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Spotlight Q&A with Carole Lambert

By URAC Staff on 11/2/18 3:36 PM

The Monthly Review spotlights a different URACer each month in a Q&A. This month it's Carole Lambert, URAC's Compliance Risk Manager.

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Telehealth Accreditation: Changing the Narrative

By Che Parker on 10/3/18 2:01 PM

Over the last month, URAC’s Marketing Department has been engaged in a campaign to alter the narrative around Telehealth Accreditation. To date, there are no outside forces, no health plans, no regulations, no scary monsters under the bed, that would require or mandate URAC’s Telehealth Accreditation.

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October Accreditation Numbers

New: 11
Reaccreditation: 18
Provisional: 1
PCMH Certification: 1


November Birthdays

Anita Uwadia: 11/06
Dave Souders: 11/10
Kurt Acker: 11/11


November Anniversaries

Josh Spofford: 7 years
Peggy Reed: 5 years
Dave Souders: 4 years
Maggie Cornett: 2 years