Aug. 3, 2011
Network has again been awarded Health Network Accreditation from URAC.

LEE'S SUMMIT, Missouri--PPO USA has announced that the CONNECTION Dental network again has been awarded Health Network Accreditation from URAC.

URAC is a Washington, D.C.-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry.

"CONNECTION Dental has been accredited for Health Network since 2005, and recently was awarded reaccreditation for Health Network with credentialing through 2013," said Dianna Sleyster, GEHA's compliance administrator.

PPO USA is a division of GEHA.

Improving access to oral health care for vulnerable and underserved populations

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.

URAC's Health Network Accreditation is the premier accreditation program for PPOs and similar networks. Developed and continuously revised through a consensus-driven process involving hundreds of volunteer industry experts, URAC standards set the bar on health and managed care accreditation.

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