MIRAMAR, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Univita Health, the nationwide leader in post-acute and home healthcare solutions, has been fully reaccredited by URAC for Health Utilization Management and Case Management. URAC is an independent, nonprofit organization and a leader in promoting healthcare quality through its accreditation, education and measurement programs.
“Univita’s full reaccreditation affirms our commitment to providing the highest quality, evidence-based care to the patients we serve,” said Michael Muchnicki, Chief Executive Officer of Univita. “We are pleased to be among URAC’s select accredited organizations for both Case Management and Health Utilization Management.”
URAC’s Health Utilization Management Accreditation ensures that organizations conducting utilization review follow a process that is clinically sound and respects patients’ and providers’ rights, while giving payers reasonable guidelines to follow. URAC’s Case Management Accreditation provides an essential set of standards and performance measures that address the increasing demand for excellence in coordinating care for improved consumer engagement, achieving optimal health care outcomes and managing care transitions.
“Univita should be commended for meeting strict quality standards,” said URAC President and CEO Kylanne Green. “It is critically important for healthcare organizations to make a commitment to quality and accountability. URAC accreditation is a demonstration of that commitment.”
Univita’s URAC Health Utilization Management reaccreditation is effective through September 2017 and the Case Management reaccreditation through December 2017. URAC is one of the fastest growing healthcare accreditation agencies in the world.
URAC’s mission is to promote continuous improvement in the quality and efficiency of healthcare management through processes of accreditation, education and measurement. 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 www.urac.org.
About Univita Health
Univita is the nationwide leader in home healthcare solutions. We work collaboratively with health plans, health systems and physicians to improve quality and reduce hospital readmissions, while focusing on the health and well-being of patients in their homes. Our innovative home care model delivers evidence-based, high-quality care for individuals, including Medicare, Medicaid and commercial plan members. Our model includes a comprehensive home care program, durable medical equipment services, infusion pharmacy services and an innovative Re-admission Reduction Solution. For more information on Univita, visit www.univitahealth.com.