LISLE, IL, June 18, 2012 /CNW/ - 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.
"By applying for and receiving Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation, SXC
Health Solutions has demonstrated a commitment to quality health care,"
said Alan P. Spielman, URAC President and CEO. "Quality health care is
crucial to our nation's welfare and it is important to have
organizations that are willing to measure themselves against national
About SXC Health Solutions Corp.
SXC Health Solutions Corp. is a leading provider of pharmacy benefit
management ("PBM") services and healthcare information technology
solutions to the healthcare benefit management industry. SXC's product
offerings and solutions combine a wide range of PBM services and
software applications, application service provider processing services
and professional services, designed for many of the largest
organizations in the pharmaceutical supply chain, such as health plans,
employers, federal, provincial, and, state and local governments,
pharmacy benefit managers, retail pharmacy chains and other healthcare
intermediaries. SXC is headquartered in Lisle, Ill., with multiple
locations in the U.S. and Canada.
For more information please visit www.sxc.com.
URAC, an independent, nonprofit organization, is a leader in promoting
health care quality through accreditation and certification programs.
URAC's standards keep pace with the rapid changes in the health care
system, and provide a mark of distinction for health care organizations
to demonstrate their commitment to quality and accountability. Through
its broad-based governance structure and an inclusive standards
development process, URAC ensures that all stakeholders are represented
in setting meaningful standards for the health care industry.
For more information, visit www.urac.org.
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