Preferred Physicians Healthcare Alliance (PPHA) Receives URAC Utilization Management Accreditation

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Preferred Physicians Healthcare Alliance (PPHA) announced today that it has been awarded Health Utilization Management Accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. The Accreditation provides assurance to patients, providers, purchasers, regulators and employers that the practices of the organization performing these services are fair and equitable for all parties.

"Payors, providers and consumers are demanding quality health care that is delivered in a high touch manner by capable professionals. Our programs provide accurate and appropriate medical information to the right people at the time of need," says Dr. Cabrera, founder and President of PPHA. "The URAC accreditation confirms PPHA's high touch services meet the highest standards in the industry."

PPHA's expertise is to actively engage consumers in their health care by giving them information to impact routine to catastrophic health decisions and provide them with the tools to make wise and informed decisions about their care. Because engaged, empowered and educated consumers are the best solution to mitigating rising health care costs for our clients. With PPHA, employees and their families are no longer passive users of health care services. Instead, they become active health care consumers -- demanding responsive service, quality outcomes, and better value.

PPHA's exceptional care inspires personal commitment to healthy behaviors and results in heightened savings for our clients and their employees. The PPHA Care Results Utilization Management program helps lower the cost for everyone. Through taking the common elements of managed health care, we add our patented touch to support, connect and inspire people to achieve the very best health outcome.

"By applying for and receiving URAC's Health Utilization Management Accreditation, Preferred Physicians Healthcare Alliance (PPHA) has demonstrated a commitment to quality health care," said Garry Carneal, 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 standards."

URAC, an independent, nonprofit organization, is well-known as a leader in promoting health care quality through its accreditation and certification programs. URAC offers a wide range of quality benchmarking programs and services that keep pace with the rapid changes in the health care system, and provide a symbol of excellence for organizations to validate 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 establishing meaningful quality measures for the entire health care industry. For more information, visit

For more information contact Kyle Roberts, Executive Vice President, at 407-246-1848 or visit

Preferred Physicians Healthcare Alliance

CONTACT: Kyle Roberts, Executive Vice President of Preferred PhysiciansHealthcare Alliance, +1-407-246-1848,

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