InteCare, Inc. Applying for URAC Health Network Reaccreditation

InteCare, Inc. is in the process of applying for Health Network (with Credentialing accreditation version 7.1) from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry.

URAC’s Health Network Accreditation standards include key quality benchmarks for network management, provider credentialing, quality management and improvement, and consumer protection. URAC’s standards require health networks to establish self-monitoring practices, emphasizing quality assurance and improvement.

“InteCare, Inc. should be commended for its decision to be reviewed under URAC’s strict quality standards,” said URAC Chief Operating Officer William Vandervennet . “It is critically important for health care organizations to make a commitment to quality and accountability.”

URAC, an independent, nonprofit organization, is a leader in promoting health care quality through accreditation and certification programs. URAC’s standards keep pace with the rapid changes in the health care system, and provide a mark of distinction for health care organizations to demonstrate 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 setting meaningful standards for the health care industry. For more information, visit www.urac.org.

For more information contact Becca Sigafus, Chief Operating Officer, at 317-237-5773 or at bsigafus@intecare.org.