URAC is the only accreditation organization offering standards that specifically address the rapidly evolving field of case management. According to URAC, completing the case management standards enable organizations to successfully train case managers, identify individuals for case management, manage and conduct case management activities in an efficient and professional manner, promote the autonomy of consumer and family decision making, maintain confidentiality and delegate responsibility.
URAC’s health utilization management (UM) accreditation standards ensure that all types of organizations conducting utilization review follow a process that is clinically sound and respect patients’ and providers’ rights while giving payers reasonable guidelines to follow. URAC’s health utilization management standards address:
URAC works one-on-one with each organization to create a tailored program from the ground up – a program that is fully documented, employs a valid evaluation process, reports on its performance, seeks provider feedback and respects consumers. Coupled with the core standards, obtaining URAC’s disease management accreditation ensures that organizations:
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