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SHPS Receives Re-Accreditation from URAC for Multiple Health Management Programs
Date:6/10/2009

LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- SHPS announced today that it has earned re-accreditation for five of its Carewise Health programs from URAC, a Washington, DC-based healthcare accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the healthcare industry. The five programs to receive URAC re-accreditation are: case management, disease management, utilization management, workers' compensation utilization management, and health call center.

"SHPS is proud to receive re-accreditation from URAC for these five programs," said Rishabh Mehrotra, president and CEO of SHPS. "URAC accreditation is critical to the success of our Carewise Health programs. It illustrates our ability to provide high-quality health management services to our customers."

Carewise Health specializes in employee health solutions. By combining multiple health management services into one holistic program, Carewise Health is able to co-manage all of the lifestyle and clinical issues that affect a person's health. This unique approach improves personal health and reduces employer healthcare costs.

"SHPS should be commended for meeting strict quality standards," said Alan P. Spielman, URAC president and CEO. "It is critically important for healthcare organizations to make a commitment to quality and accountability. URAC accreditation is a demonstration of that commitment."

URAC has a modular approach to accreditation which allows for a diverse range of healthcare organizations to apply for URAC accreditation with the flexibility to achieve accreditation for a wide spectrum of managed care services. This approach adapts to the continuing evolution of the healthcare system. Each module is a set of standards established for a particular healthcare function.

About URAC

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

About SHPS | Carewise Health

Carewise Health is marketed by SHPS, Inc. SHPS is a leading provider of health management and benefits administration services, serving employers, government agencies, health plans, and third-party administrators through the company's Carewise(R) Health, Landacorp, and SHPS brands. SHPS has a total of eight URAC accreditations including: case management, disease management, utilization management, workers' compensation utilization management, health call center (nurse line), consumer education and support, HIPAA privacy, and comprehensive wellness. Visit www.carewisehealth.com for more information.


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