URAC Releases Standards for Patient Centered Medical Home Certification

Washington, DC — Independent accreditor URAC today made public its proprietary standards for the organization’s Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) program. The announcement, which provides a complimentary download of the PCMH Certification standards, is part of an effort to help primary care practices nationwide implement best practices for providing value-based, quality medical services.

URAC’s unique step-by-step approach to PCMH moves a primary care practice through the transformation process while qualifying practices as early as possible for favorable payments under MACRA.

“At URAC, it’s our mission to facilitate learning across the healthcare spectrum, which helps create the framework for continuous quality improvement,” said Kylanne Green, President and CEO, URAC. “By releasing our full PCMH standards free of charge, it’s our goal to not only improve healthcare and protect consumers, but also to help practices across the country create sustainable change.”...

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