|Editor’s Note: BHM earns URAC Accreditation. BHM Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (www.bhmpc.com) BHM provides behavioral health and medical review services to health plans, health systems, hospitals, and other insurers nationally that have minimum volume needs. With our services, BHM promises to meet or exceed client requested turnaround times and deliver accurate results.
BHM Healthcare Solutions, Inc., (BHM) announced that it has been awarded URAC accreditation as an Independent Review Organization. URAC is a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. URAC’s Independent Review Organization Accreditation Standards require companies to establish and adhere to proper process and procedures for assessment, planning, and implementation.
URAC’s Independent Review Organization (IRO) accreditation standards validate that third-party organizations providing medical and behavioral health determinations are committed to a fair and impartial peer review process for both patients and physicians.
Payers, Hospitals, Health Systems, and Providers can be confident that internal and external appeals receive a comprehensive, accurate review and objective decision based on accepted standards of care.
Additional benefits of working with an organization earning URAC’s Independent Review Organization Accreditation include:
- Third-party validation that your high-quality program can help improve patient care while avoiding unnecessary procedures
- Enhanced credibility that your licensed and credentialed peer reviewers are current on the latest standards, peer-reviewed literature, and evidence-based medicine as well as emerging technologies
- Risk management oversight and review protocols that protect patient rights, reduce client liabilities, enhance data security, and ensure regulatory compliance
- A blueprint for ongoing operational efficiency, advanced reviewer education, and training and program oversight
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.
About BHM Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (www.bhmpc.com) BHM provides behavioral health and medical review services to health plans, health systems, hospitals, and other insurers nationally that have minimum volume needs. With our services, BHM promises to meet or exceed client requested turnaround times and deliver accurate results.