According to URAC, URAC's health plan accreditation standards address key issues stated in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements, focusing on quality improvement activities that promote patient safety across many channels including but not limited to: wellness and health promotion, utilization management, care coordination, mental health parity, medication safety and care compliance, and patient experience of care.
Obtaining this accreditation demonstrates that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas:
- Conducts business in a manner consistent with national standards
- Offers clients, members and providers reassurance that their health plan members are being managed by an organization that meets national clinical and quality standards
- Has the infrastructure necessary to meet the ever-changing needs in the health care landscape