NU Online News Service, Aug. 12, 4:15 p.m. – URAC, Washington, a managed-care quality group, will hold a series of three workshops this fall to explain its new standards for health utilization management and case management programs, and the proposed revisions to its standards for health networks and health plans.

Some workshops will also explain the group’s new standards for disease management programs, health call centers and independent review organizations.

URAC has scheduled workshops for Sept. 17 in Chicago; Oct. 1-2 in New Orleans; and Oct. 22 in San Antonio.

More information is available at http://www.urac.org