TriWest Receives Full URAC Accreditation for Quality Standards
Phoenix, Arizona (February 1, 2019) – TriWest Healthcare Alliance is proud to announce that it has earned Credentials Verification Organization (CVO) accreditation from URAC. This accreditation recognizes TriWest’s practice of identifying qualified health care practitioners for inclusion in its network, which provides timely health care for Veterans across the country through VA’s community care programs. TriWest currently holds accreditations for Health Utilization Management, Case Management, and Health Network.
URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. By achieving this status, TriWest Healthcare Alliance has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes.
“It is our honor and privilege to work at the side of the Department of Veterans Affairs in meeting the health care needs of Veterans for the entire country. We are grateful to the URAC representatives who took the time to examine our business practices and for validating that our provider credentialing standards meet their rigorous standard of quality,” said TriWest President and CEO David J. McIntyre, Jr. “By achieving this accreditation, the Veterans we are privileged to serve will have further confirmation that they are receiving the highest level of care and service in support of VA’s noble mission of caring for those who have borne the price of the battle.”
“Increased scrutiny of healthcare quality makes credentials verification a vital component in delivering safe and successful care,” said URAC President and CEO Kylanne Green. “TriWest Healthcare Alliance 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.”
TriWest’s CVO accreditation is effective from February 1, 2019 through January 31, 2022. This is TriWest’s first CVO accreditation.