Statue of Liberty, in front of the flag.TriWest News

TriWest Earns URAC Health Network Reaccreditation

4/25/2008

PHOENIX – URAC has awarded TriWest Healthcare Alliance in Phoenix Health Network reaccreditation for compliance with URAC's high standards.

TriWest administers the military's healthcare plan, TRICARE, for 2.9 million beneficiaries in 21 western states.

URAC examined TriWest's provider services, clinical quality management, contract administration, security, information technology, marketing, human resources, contact center, training, legal and data management departments.

"URAC accreditation is an important measure of our commitment to the people we serve," said TriWest President and CEO David J. McIntyre, Jr. "By achieving this reaccreditation, TRICARE beneficiaries have further confirmation that they are receiving services from a high quality network of providers who meet all the requirements for credentialing and oversight."

"TriWest should be commended for meeting strict quality standards," said Alan P. Spielman, URAC president and CEO. "It is critically important for health care organizations to make a commitment to quality and accountability. URAC accreditation is a demonstration of that commitment."