BHM Healthcare Solutions announced today that it has been awarded Core Accreditation and PCHCH Auditor Certification form URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. The URAC PCHCH Auditor Certification program includes a comprehensive evaluation of the health management organization utilizing URAC Core Module Standards.
“BHM Healthcare Solutions is pleased to receive PCHCH Auditor Certification from URAC,” said Mark Rosenberg, president and CEO of BHM Healthcare Solutions. “As an organization we are strongly committed to quality and innovation, and our PCHCH Auditor Certification from URAC is the highest form of recognition available for this commitment, and an excellent extension of the URAC Accreditation preparation services our organization offers.”
“We applaud BHM Healthcare Solutions on achieving URAC PCHCH Auditor Certification,” said Alan P. Spielman, URAC president and CEO. “In today’s health care market, URAC accreditation provides a mark of distinction for organizations to demonstrate their commitment to quality health care.”
URAC’s PCHCH Auditor Certification is offered to health management organizations desiring to provide independent PCHCH practice audits to health care practices and provides assurances to the practice that licensed, qualified health professionals who understand the complexities of care coordination are evaluating the practice. The URAC PCHCH Auditor Certification program includes a comprehensive evaluation of the health management organization utilizing URAC Core Module Standards.
The organization evaluates the health management organizations operations, processes, systems and training to assure that the organization meets specified standards to perform URAC PCHCH practice audits. URAC provides certified auditor with access to tools that permit review of audited practice data, verifying that the practice successfully meets a baseline percentage of select URAC PCHCH essential standards, and any additional URAC PCHCH standards that may be required by a payor as a component of a quality pay for performance program. Certified auditors are licensed professional health care professionals who have received dedicated training in auditing of practices relative to URAC’s PCHCH Practice Standards.
URAC, and 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 healthcare 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