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BHM Healthcare Solutions received the coveted URAC IRO Accreditation which is a national attestation of our dedication to quality and quality improvement.

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									BHM Healthcare Solutions Receives URAC IRO Accreditation

BHM Healthcare Solutions received the coveted URAC IRO Accreditation
which is a national attestation of our dedication to quality and quality
improvement.

St. Louis, MO, August 28, 2012 -- BHM Healthcare Solutions announced
today that it has been awarded Independent Review Organization (IRO)
Accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting
organization that establishes quality standards for the health care
industry. URAC’s IRO Accreditation standards require companies to
establish a process to assess, plan and implement stringent quality
requirements throughout the physician advisor Peer Review process.

“BHM Healthcare Solutions is honored to receive IRO Accreditation from
URAC,” said Mark Rosenberg, president and CEO of BHM Healthcare
Solutions. “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 client, payors, and providers by demonstrating
compliance with national standards for the provision of physician peer
reviews.”

BHM has long worked to develop an industry leading IRO division of
services, which are innovative, easy to use, and cost effective for
clients. BHM utilizes a network of board certified physicians and other
independent review, healthcare professionals with diverse specialties and
expertise. Additionally, BHM utilizes a custom PRS Portal, a custom
automated solution that and has translated into improved accessibility,
affordability, and ease of use for clients.

“By applying for and receiving URAC IRO Accreditation, BHM Healthcare
Solutions 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.”

URAC IRO Accreditation standards address approaches to ensuring
appropriate patient protections have been established, such as policies
for confidentiality of patient information. The standards cover staff
structure and qualifications, quality improvement, information
management, oversight of delegated functions, ethics, complaints, and the
Physician Peer Review process.

URAC, and 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. 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. For more
information, visit www.urac.org
BHM is a healthcare management consulting firm whose specialty is
optimizing profitability while improving care in a variety of health care
settings. BHM has worked both nationally and internationally with managed
care organizations, providers, hospitals, and insurers. In addition to
this BHM offers a wide breadth of services including peer review
services, accreditation/compliance, financial risk management, clinical
operations, quality improvement, and denial management.

Contact:
Danyell Jones
BHM Healthcare Solutions
Suite 102, 1033
Corporate Square Drive
St. Louis MO, 63132
1-888-831-1171
results@bhmpc.com
http://www.bhmpc.com/

								
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