SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EK Health Services, Inc. ("EK Health") announced today that it has been awarded Case Management Accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry.
URAC’s Case Management Accreditation standards require companies to establish a process to assess, plan and implement case management interventions, including standards to ensure appropriate patient protection and confidentiality.
“EK Health is honored to receive this Accreditation from URAC,” said Eunhee Kim, CEO of EK Health Services, Inc. “URAC accreditation is important to EK Health as it is a clear mark of quality in our industry. It recognizes our ongoing commitment to excellence and demonstrates our passion for superior nurse case management services."
EK Health partners with insurance companies, third party administrators, employers, and networking partners to develop innovative and customized managed care solutions. Having already achieved URAC accreditation for Workers’ Compensation Utilization Management services, this new Case Management accreditation will further bolster client confidence in EK Health's managed care standards and outcomes.
"URAC’s accreditation assures us and our clients that our policies, processes and operations are indeed of the highest standards of quality in the delivery of our case management services. Delivering the highest quality in every product we offer is essential to EK Health’s mission,” said Dr. Douglas Benner, EK Health Chief Medical Officer.
URAC, an independent, nonprofit organization, is a well-known leader in promoting healthcare quality through its accreditation, education, and measurement programs. URAC offers a wide range of quality benchmarking programs and services that model the rapid changes in the healthcare system and provide a symbol of excellence for organizations to validate their commitment to quality and accountability. Through its broad-based governance structure and an inclusive standards development process, URAC ensures that all stakeholders are represented in establishing meaningful quality measures for the entire healthcare industry. For more information, visit https://www.urac.org/.
About EK Health Services, Inc.
A leader in national workers’ compensation managed care services; EK Health specializes in Medical Case Management, Utilization Review, Peer Review, Medical Bill Review, Medicare Set Aside, Medical Provider Network and Pharmacy Benefit Management services for insurance companies, employers, for-profits and public entities. EK Health has representatives in multiple states. For more information about EK Health's Case Management services, please visit http://www.ekhealth.com/medical-case-management.