Wellpartner Receives URAC Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation

Wed Oct 9, 2013 4:58pm EDT

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Wellpartner Receives URAC Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation

Wellpartner, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC-based accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation provides an external validation of excellence in Specialty Pharmacy Management and provides Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) oriented processes that improve operations and enhance compliance.

“We are proud to achieve full specialty pharmacy accreditation from URAC,” said James R. Love, Wellpartner President and Chief Executive Officer. “While we have been recognized by other national organizations for our service, the URAC accreditation further validates our approach to delivering only the highest quality specialty pharmacy services and patient care. It also affirms our commitment to continuously meet these high standards.”

“By applying for and receiving Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation, Wellpartner, Inc. has demonstrated a commitment to quality health care,” said Alan P. Spielman, URAC president and CEO. “Quality health care is crucial to our nation’s welfare and it is important to have organizations that are willing to measure themselves against national standards.”

URAC’s Specialty pharmacy accreditation standards cover drug distribution accuracy, turnaround time and customer satisfaction while dealing with high-cost medications that help patients with complex conditions. It provides a mark of distinction for pharmacies to demonstrate their commitment to quality health care.

About URAC

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. Visit www.urac.org.

About Wellpartner

Wellpartner is the nation’s largest independent contract pharmacy administrator and the recognized leader in 340B contract pharmacy strategy, administration and integrated specialty pharmacy fulfillment. Our 340B Access Solutions, including 340B Access Specialty, support patients of safety net health care providers, health systems and health plans nationwide. Since our founding in 2001 our commitment has been: improved access for patients, increased savings for payers and better health outcomes for everyone we serve. Visit www.wellpartner.com.

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