Alamance-Caswell LME obtains Full Health UM URAC Accreditation!
12/27/2010

Alamance-Caswell LME was recently awarded URAC Accreditation for Health Utilization Management. This full URAC accreditation was achieved with the assistance of healthcare consultant, Rachel S. Walker. This Accreditation for Alamance-Caswell LME (AC LME) exhibits the organizations commitment to continuous improvement in the quality and efficiency of health care management and service provision.

Online PR News – 27-December-2010 – – URAC is the largest accrediting body for health care organizations and is recognized nationwide. URAC Accredits a number of different healthcare organizations who must successfully go through a rigorous screening focused on healthcare quality standards.

Alamance-Caswell LME is the local government agency charged with the responsibility of overseeing the public mental health, developmental disabilities and substance abuse services system for a two-county area in the state of North Carolina. Alamance-Caswell LME serves consumers in both rural and urban communities, and since its inception, has been focused on initiating and managing these services in the most timely, efficient, and effective manner possible. Under the leadership of Debra Welch, Area Director of AC LME, Jodi Meacham, QM Director, Trina Powell , Care Coordination Director and Lynnette Gordon, Clinical Director, the LME has survived a multitude of changes related to healthcare reform, but has not faltered or failed to maintain the highest quality of services to those in need of behavioral health and related services.

“I am so pleased to have been a part of the Alamance-Caswell accreditation process” states Rachel Walker, who recently joined BHM as Executive Vice President of Accreditation and Quality Management. “All AC LME personnel worked very hard to achieve this special accreditation which is reflective of the superior healthcare services they provide to the citizens of the counties for which they serve.”

Rachel Walker an expert URAC Accreditation Consultant has refined the URAC preparation process in the most cost-efficient manner by working with the organization’s key personnel via weekly web-conferencing to develop the necessary policies, procedures and other documentation to validate compliance with the URAC standards.

“Rachel’s style of building cyber-relationships with her clients to lead them to successful accreditation while keeping their costs low, makes her a perfect fit for our team, says Mark Rosenberg, President and CEO of BHM Healthcare Solutions. He went onto say, “We are so pleased to have Rachel Walker join our team of professionals at BHM”.

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Company Info
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 ranging including accreditation, financial risk management, clinical operations, quality improvement, and denial management.
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Mark Rosenberg
BHM Healthcare Solutions
St Louis, MO
888-831-1171
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