Akeso Care Management Receives Full URAC
May 10, 2010 09:15 AM Eastern Daylight Time
INDIANAPOLIS--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Akeso Care Management®, Inc. (ACM®) announced today
that it has been awarded Health Utilization ManagementAccreditation by URAC, a leading health care accrediting
organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. ACM provides medical management
services to domestic and international insurance carriers, self-insured employers and third party administrators. These
services include utilization review, large case management, emergency medical evacuations, discharge planning and
medical bill review, all designed to provide appropriate, cost-effective patient care.
“We are honored to receive the Health Utilization Management accreditation from URAC,” said Carolyn Tinsley,
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of ACM. “We are pleased to be recognized in our industry
for providing exceptional services. The full accreditation is truly a reflection of the quality work that we provide to
our customers and assures them that we meet leading national standards in the industry.”
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.
"By applying for and receiving URAC Utilization Management Accreditation, Akeso Care Management 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 and undergo rigorous evaluation by an independent accrediting body."
About Akeso Care Management, Inc. (ACM)
ACM is an international health care