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    Can you briefly describe the URAC (Utilization Review Accreditation Commission) role and how they conduct their accreditation process?

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    The URAC is an independent, nonprofit organization, is a well-known leader in promoting healthcare quality through its accreditation, education, and measurement programs. URAC offers a wide range of quality benchmarking programs and services that model the rapid changes in the healthcare system and provide a symbol of excellence for organizations to validate their commitment to quality and accountability. UR is the process where organizations determine whether health care is medically necessary for a patient or an insured individual. As a result, URAC's first mission was to improve the quality and accountability of healthcare organizations using UR programs.

    URAC accredits various health organizations based on the type ...

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    This solution of 408 words provides an overview of the URAC and how their accreditation process works. A references is used to aid in the understanding of the question.