SXC Health Solutions Receives URAC Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation
SXC Health Solutions Corp. (NASDAQ: SXCI) (TSX: SXC), announced today that it has been awarded Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. Specialty Pharmacy offers a high touch, comprehensive care system of pharmacological care wherein patients with chronic illnesses and complex disease states receive expert therapy management and support tailored to their individual needs.
"SXC's robust specialty sector is a powerful contender in the PBM industry," said Mark Thierer, Chairman and CEO of SXC. "Our URAC accreditation is recognition of the quality and broad scope of our specialty pharmacy commitments. We look forward to continuing to provide unbeatable service and committed support to our clients."
URAC made the decision to develop a Specialty Pharmacy accreditation program because it is one of the key distribution channels for pharmacy benefit management and extends URAC's consumer protection and empowerment efforts in managed care pharmacy. URAC offers the only third-party, voluntary accreditation program of this scope for pharmacy benefit management and prescription services industry.
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