Employers Occupational Health, Inc. receives URAC Workers Compensation Utilization Management Accreditation
October 31, 2006 - Employers Occupational Health, Inc. one of the companies of EMPLOYERS announced today that it has been awarded Workers Compensation Utilization Management Accreditation from URAC, a Washington, D.C.-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry.
Employers Occupational Health, Inc. is honored to receive Workers Compensation Utilization Management Accreditation from URAC, said Mary Lushina, Senior Vice-President and COO of Employers Occupational Health, Inc. We are very pleased to be recognized in the industry for providing outstanding services. Such a distinction also underscores the quality of our work with customers and providers by demonstrating compliance with national standards for Workers' Compensation Utilization Management services.
URAC Board Chair Charles Stellar said, By applying for and receiving Workers Compensation Utilization Management Accreditation, Employers Occupational Health, Inc. has demonstrated a commitment to quality health care. 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.
Workers Compensation Utilization Management standards apply to the utilization management process when it occurs in a workers' compensation setting. URAC, an independent, nonprofit organization, is a leader in promoting health care quality through accreditation and certification programs. URACs 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. More URAC information is available at www.urac.org.
Employers Occupational Health, Inc., is one of the companies of EMPLOYERSSM which specializes in serving small businesses by meeting their needs for workers compensation insurance and services. EMPLOYERSSM offers insurance through its subsidiaries Employers Insurance Company of Nevada and Employers Compensation Insurance Company.
EMPLOYERSSM is a trade name for a group of companies providing workers' compensation insurance and services to America's small businesses. Insurance and services are offered through Employers Insurance Company of Nevada and Employers Compensation Insurance Company—both rated A– (Excellent) by A.M. Best for financial strength. Learn more about EMPLOYERS at www.eig.com.
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