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.
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 special
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