Welter Healthcare Partners achieves URAC CVO Accreditation!

Jan 6, 2020 | Uncategorized

Welter Healthcare Partners is proud to have earned URAC accreditation for Credentials Verification Organization (CVO)! The designation demonstrates Welter Healthcare Partners is dedicated to quality and safety, and that we strive for continual improvement of the services we offer! Our URAC-accredited CVO meets the strict quality credentialing standards URAC’s other accreditation programs, ensuring healthcare organizations that the credentialing process is in compliance. URAC’s Credentials Verification Organization (CVO) Accreditation ensures a meaningful, rigorous, and fair credentialing process that protects both patients and providers from poor credentialing practices. Credentialing is a critical function that allows health care organizations to properly identify qualified health care practitioners for participation in their networks. The accreditation process is an important way to protect patients and to minimize legal exposure for health care organizations due to malpractice claims.nn“Increased scrutiny of healthcare quality makes credentials verification a vital component in delivering safe and successful care,” said URAC President and CEO Shawn Griffin, M.D. “ Welter Healthcare Partners is showcasing a commitment to quality by achieving Credentials Verification Organization Accreditation from URAC that’s designed to increase patient confidence, maintain provider excellence, and reduce legal exposure.”nnAbout URAC: URAC’s mission is to advance quality in healthcare through leadership, accreditation, measurement, and innovation. 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. Our 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.