Everwell Specialty Pharmacy Earns URAC Accreditation
Everwell Specialty Pharmacy is proud to announce that it has earned URAC accreditation in Mail Service Pharmacy. URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. By achieving this status, Everwell has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes.
Everwell provides innovative pharmaceutical therapies and ongoing monitoring and care to patients with hard-to-treat conditions. We work with healthcare providers to find creative solutions when other courses of treatment have failed. Patients and providers trust Everwell to pioneer successful therapies for chronic and severe infections.
The URAC accreditation process demonstrates a commitment to quality services and serves as a framework to improve business processes through benchmarking organizations against nationally recognized standards.
“As mail service pharmacy options grow, it is important to have a means of verifying that an organization can
address the dynamic of cost and quality. Everwell chose to demonstrate its commitment to industry best
practices and regulatory compliance by undergoing a rigorous URAC review and receiving an accreditation of its
services,” said URAC President and CEO Kylanne Green. “Everwell showcases an ability to offer cost-effective care without compromising quality.
What is URAC?
Founded in 1990, URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through leadership, accreditation, measurement and innovation. URAC is a nonprofit organization using evidence-based measures and developing standards through inclusive engagement with a range of stakeholders committed to improving the quality of healthcare. The URAC portfolio of accreditation and certification programs span the healthcare industry, addressing healthcare management, healthcare operations, health plans, pharmacies, telehealth providers, physician practices and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability.
URAC’s mission is to advance quality in healthcare through leadership, accreditation, measurement and innovation. The URAC accreditation process demonstrates a commitment to quality services and serves as a framework to improve business processes through benchmarking organizations against nationally recognized standards.
URAC accreditation requires applicants to submit policies, procedures and other organizational information that is followed by a review. Once URAC receives an application, a primary reviewer is assigned and coordinates all aspects of the review until a decision on accreditation is determined.
URAC’s leading indicators are non-weighted, optional elements highlighting effective practices not yet widely adopted in healthcare. They allow a URAC-accredited organization to distinguish itself from other accredited organizations. Leading indicators may provide a forecast of where the healthcare industry may be heading.
Everwell also holds the accreditations from the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB) and a cCert compounding certification and is a member of the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP) and PCCA.