URAC approves external review standards

May 2000
Employee Benefit News;May2000, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p12
Reports that the board of directors of URAC has approved standards for external review organizations in the United States in line with patients' appeals within a health plan. Purpose of the URAC standards; Views of state and federal lawmakers on external review; Role of external review in consumer protection according to URAC President and Chief Executive Officer Garry Carneal.


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