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SAN DIEGO, February 8, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Veyo announced today that it has received URAC Certification in Health Care Management, Version 2.0. URAC is the independent leader in promoting quality health care through leadership, accreditation, measurement and innovation.
In achieving this status, Veyo has demonstrated an extensive commitment to quality care, improved processes, and better patient outcomes. This certification is an update of the previous accreditation of the Veyo Core 3.0 program and demonstrates our commitment to quality and compliance in managing transportation benefits for our partners.
“We share URAC’s commitment to improving the quality of health care for all,” said Veyo President. Josh Komenda. “At Veyo, we understand that transportation is critical to creating healthier communities, and our mission is to transform the way people access care. We pride ourselves on this label and continue to advocate the quality and safety of all of our members . ”
With over 3.5 million lives managed by Medicaid and Medicare, Veyo is now one of the largest full-service brokers for non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) in the healthcare sector. The company uses modern technology and data to provide accessible, high quality healthcare services to its members. Veyo’s platform integrates GPS technology, 24/7 travel monitoring and real-time travel information with mobile tools and web-based portals to make NEMT benefit management more efficient and automated.
“The demand for more quality services and value-based care through coordinated services makes the role of transportation more important than ever. Veyo is now distinguished by having received Health Care Management, Version 2.0 from URAC. This shows its commitment to quality standards and Measure performance and continually improve service delivery, “said URAC President and CEO Shawn Griffin, MD
What is URAC?
URAC is an independent, not-for-profit accreditation organization committed to improving the quality of the healthcare industry. They employ evidence-based measures and develop standards to promote best practices, promote quality improvements, and protect and empower consumers. URAC website: https://www.urac.org/about-urac
What is the URAC Health Care Management Certification?
The health management certification program was developed to enable the validation of business processes within health organizations or in the service of health organizations. The program standards for this certification define general operating principles that are set out in most URAC accreditation programs.
The Health Care Management certification focuses on the following areas:
- Health management – IT systems and processes, compliance with legal regulations, code of conduct and ethical business conduct, quality management
- Risk Management – Reporting of Violations, IT Systems and Business Continuity
- Operations & Infrastructure – corporate governance, policies and procedures, people management and performance reviews, and training
- Performance Monitoring and Improvement – Quality Management and Assessment Program, Structure and Monitoring, Data Management and Reporting
- Consumer protection and empowerment – privacy and safety, ethical health practices, financial incentives, and consumer safety protocols and rights
Why is URAC certification important?
By achieving Health Care Management certification, Veyo can demonstrate its commitment to quality and remain competitive with its NEMT counterparts in relation to certain business practices.
Founded in 1990, URAC is the independent leader in promoting quality health care through leadership, accreditation, measurement and innovation. URAC is a not-for-profit that uses evidence-based action and develops standards by partnering with a range of stakeholders who are committed to improving the quality of health care. Our portfolio of accreditation and certification programs spans the healthcare industry and includes healthcare management, healthcare, health plans, pharmacies, telemedicine providers, medical offices, and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for businesses to demonstrate their affirmed commitment to quality and accountability.
Veyo headquartered in San Diego, CA.is a full-service transportation broker specifically designed for the healthcare sector. Veyo reinvented the patient transportation model by incorporating consumer technology into ride sharing to reduce costs and increase efficiency. Veyo offers customers, partners and members a dramatically higher level of reliability, quality and transparency. We operate in six states with over 32 million trips completed and 97.1% punctuality, and we’re changing NEMT – one trip at a time. More information about Veyo can be found at https://veyo.com.
Brenna Sweeney, Thermal, Veyo, +1 (415) 568-2266, [email protected]