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Four Companies Are First to Achieve Accreditation Under Two New URAC Pharmacy Quality Management(SM) Programs
Date:10/28/2008

Mail Service and Specialty Pharmacy programs expand URAC's Pharmacy Quality Management(SM) Initiative

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- URAC announced that four companies have achieved accreditation for the new specialty and mail programs under its Pharmacy Quality Management(SM) initiative.

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URAC offers the only third-party, voluntary accreditation program of this scope for the pharmacy benefit management and prescription services industries. All standards within this suite of programs were developed by URAC's Pharmacy Advisory Committee, which includes a wide range of stakeholders: employers, consumers, pharmacy consultants, health plans, retail pharmacy, pharmacy benefits management organizations, pharmacy professional organizations, labor, and large public purchasing groups.

The companies to achieve accreditation are:

-- CuraScript; Orlando, Florida site (Specialty Pharmacy)

-- Express Scripts, Inc; Tempe, Arizona site (Mail Service)

-- Humana RightSourceRx Mail Service Pharmacy (Mail Service Pharmacy)

-- Prescription Solutions, Inc. (Mail Service and Specialty Pharmacy)

Several companies are in process to receive accreditation under URAC's Mail Service or Specialty Pharmacy programs and will undergo review now that the standards are finalized. Those companies are:

-- Acro Pharmaceutical Services (Specialty Pharmacy)

-- Centric Health Resources (Specialty Pharmacy)

-- CVS Caremark Corporation (Mail Service and Specialty Pharmacy)

-- WellDyneRx (Mail Service Pharmacy)

-- NextRx, Inc. (Mail Service Pharmacy)

-- Prime Therapeutics, LLC (Mail Service Pharmacy

-- Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy (Specialty Pharmacy)

"URAC accreditation is an opportunity for companies that specialize in these market segments to align their quality practices with industry-recognized standards and demonstrate their commitment to quality," said Alan P. Spielman, URAC's president and chief executive officer. "These companies have distinguished themselves by pursuing accreditation in this emerging pharmacy practice area."

About URAC

URAC, an independent, nonprofit organization, is well-known as a leader in promoting health care quality through its accreditation and education programs. URAC offers a wide range of quality benchmarking programs and services that keep pace with the rapid changes in the health care 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 health care industry. For more information, visit http://www.urac.org.


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