Why would a health plan select one over the other?
Affordable Care Act Health Plans Discussion
TOPIC 5 DQ 1
Health plans participating in the Affordable Care Act must be accredited; what is the difference between the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC)? Why would a health plan select one over the other?
Minimum 200 words
2 resources with 5 years
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