NU Online News Service, April 1, 2004, 5:15 p.m. EST – URAC, Washington, says its board has elected Charles Stellar to be chairperson for the next 2 years.[@@]

Stellar is the executive vice president of America’s Health Insurance Plans, Washington.

URAC is best-known as an organization that accredits preferred provider organizations, but it now offers a variety of other health care industry accreditation and certification programs.