CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biologics, an integrated oncology services company, has been awarded URAC’s Health Utilization Management accreditation, which represents the company’s third URAC accreditation. Biologics was previously awarded the Core and Specialty Pharmacy accreditations from the Washington, DC-based health care organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry.
“In today’s health care market, URAC accreditation provides a mark of distinction for organizations to demonstrate their commitment to quality health care.”
“We are extremely pleased with reaching another accreditation milestone. We are committed to operational excellence and hold ourselves to the highest of standards in delivering care to patients,” said Stuart Frantz, President & CEO at Biologics. “The HUM accreditation further demonstrates our continued commitment to quality patient care throughout the care continuum.”
Biologics’ service platform includes Care Integration -- a comprehensive medical management program that provides clinical and financial advocacy for patients and clients. The program helps improve outcomes, reduce risk and ensure continuity of care throughout treatment and transitional care. Within the Care Integration program, a clinically relevant team will verify that treatment plans meet evidence-based guidelines and are in accordance with the medical policies of the payor.
“We applaud Biologics on achieving the URAC Health Utilization Management accreditation,” 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.”
The URAC HUM accreditation recognizes organizations who conduct utilization review following a clinically sound process that respects patients’ and providers’ rights while giving payors reasonable guidelines to follow. Standards address the use of evidence-based guidelines, incorporation of adherence guidelines, and evaluation of utilization rates to meet the demands of the changing health care system.
URAC, an independent, nonprofit organization, is well-known as a leader in promoting health care quality through its accreditation and certification 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. URAC’s mission is to promote continuous improvement in the quality and efficiency of health care management through processes of accreditation and education. For more information, visit www.urac.org.
About Biologics: Biologics, Inc. is an oncology services company that empowers healthcare providers, payors and biopharma to optimize cancer care for the best possible outcomes – clinical, financial and emotional. Unifying fragmented healthcare services, Biologics brings efficiency and humanity to oncology care management by focusing on the patient’s best interest as the surest path to managing cost and risk. Biologics is at the center of a rapidly changing oncology environment and supports patients across all treatment modalities. Since it was founded in 1994, Biologics has been dedicated to improving the lives of those fighting cancer. Privately held, Biologics maintains headquarters and operations in Cary, North Carolina. For more information, visit www.biologicsinc.com.