NEW YORK, NY (Feb. 9, 2020) – New York-based healthcare enablement company Brighton Health Plan Solutions, parent company to MagnaCare, has earned national accreditation in Health Utilization Management from URAC, an independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through leadership, accreditation, measurement and innovation. The in-house Health Utilization Management program used by Brighton and MagnaCare clients has continuously held this accreditation since its inception. Its current accreditation is valid until March 2024.
Brighton helps self-insured clients, their members and their healthcare providers realize more value in employer-sponsored benefits by offering unprecedented flexibility and customization in its third-party administration of workplace benefits, innovative provider networks, casualty solutions, and integrated technology platform.
“Brighton Health Plan Solutions is dedicated to working with benefit plan sponsors to improve value in healthcare,” said A. Bartley Bryt, MD, MPH, the company’s Chief Medical Officer. “Our URAC reaccreditation for the fourth straight evaluation period underscores our commitment to excellence and quality through compliance with the industry’s most rigorous standards.”
URAC accreditation means Brighton demonstrated an ability to improve the quality and effectiveness of patient care while eliminating unnecessary treatment and expense. Organizations that achieve URAC’s Health Utilization Management distinction adhere to evidence-based quality improvement guidelines that enhance care delivery, protect patient safety, and optimize operational efficiencies. Accredited organizations exhibit competency in utilization management and consistent and unbiased medical necessity and benefit coverage determinations.
URAC accreditation is recognized by employers, unions, and federal and state government benefit programs.
For nearly three decades, New York-based MagnaCare has been building healthy communities together with Taft-Hartley trusts, TPAs, carriers, and workers’ compensation and no-fault payors. Its wholly owned networks, full health plan management services, trust and welfare administration services, comprehensive in-house medical management, and leading outcomes-based casualty solutions offer the ultimate flexibility and customization that help self-insured customers control healthcare costs, improve health, and achieve exceptional value. MagnaCare is a division of Brighton Health Plan Solutions, LLC. Learn more at MagnaCare.com.
Founded in 1990 as a nonprofit organization, URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality and patient safety through renowned accreditation programs. We develop our evidence-based standards in collaboration with a wide array of stakeholders and industry experts. Our portfolio of accreditation and certification programs span the healthcare industry, addressing management and operations, pharmacies, telehealth, health plans, medical practices and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability.