VHQC Receives URAC Independent Review Organization Accreditation
January 05, 2012
VHQC announced today that it has been awarded Independent Review Organization (IRO) Accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. URAC’s IRO standards assure that organizations that perform this service are free from conflicts of interest, establish qualifications for physician reviewers, address medical necessity and experimental treatment issues, have reasonable time periods for standard and expedited reviews, and offer appeals processes.
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