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Excelera Members Benefit from Accreditation Measure Validation Services Provided by Advent Advisory Group

Excelera announces agreement with Advent Advisory Group, one of the nation’s leading URAC-approved pharmacy measure validation vendors

MINNEAPOLIS, May 24, 2018 — The Excelera network consists of point-of-care specialty pharmacies owned by health systems and academic medical centers. The network provides members nationally scaled infrastructure and support to help them develop best practices and gain access to limited-distribution drugs and biologics and restrictive payer agreements so members can provide continuity of care for their patients with complex and chronic conditions requiring specialty drugs and biologics. The network also serves as a national platform for collaboration to optimize outpatient specialty drug therapy.

Advent, one of the nation’s leading healthcare compliance and data validation audit firms, has been conducting compliance audits and performance measure validation for over twenty-five years. Building on this extensive experience providing audit and measure validation services to health care and pharmacy organizations Advent is committed to audit best practices and strict adherence to the highest standards of professional responsibility, codes of conduct, organizational independence, and data security and privacy.

“Advent is pleased to bring our depth of experience and collaborative approach to support Excelera members in meeting their URAC Pharmacy Accreditation requirements,” said Advent Advisory Group CEO Jean Vertefeuille. “Our extensive audit and compliance review experience and expertise will help Excelera members across the U.S. report the most accurate pharmacy measure rates to URAC and meet their state level requirements.”

“This partnership will provide our members across the U.S. access to a leading URAC-approved data validation vendor for specialty pharmacies,” said Amanda Fadden, vice president of member management of ExceleraRx Corp. “Reporting validated quality measures is one aspect of URAC’s rigorous requirements for accreditation, and another way our members demonstrate high-performance to payers and key stakeholders in order to unlock their restrictive specialty pharmacy networks.”

About Excelera

ExceleraRx Corp. supports the Excelera® Specialty Pharmacy Network, a national network of specialty pharmacies based at health systems and academic medical centers, enabling member organizations to gain access to limited distribution drugs and restricted payer agreements. The Excelera network provides national-scale efficiency and collaboration to improve quality and value of outpatient specialty drug therapy for population health outcomes. Excelera’s mission is to “provide tools, technology and best practices around high-performing specialty pharmacy capabilities to network members, so that they can provide integrated, coordinated care to complex patients at the point-of-care leading to improved health outcomes and decreased healthcare costs.” For a current list of Excelera specialty pharmacy network members, or for more information about becoming a member of the Excelera national specialty pharmacy network, visit or follow us on LinkedIn.

About Advent Advisory Group

Advent is an industry-leading provider of URAC Pharmacy Measure Validation, HEDIS® Compliance Audits, Medicare Part C and Part D Data Validation, Medicare Advantage Star Ratings support, Medicare Data Validation Pre-Assessment Consulting and other healthcare quality, compliance and data validation services. From its inception, the firm has earned a reputation for technical expertise, the partnerships it forges with clients and the efficiencies it builds into audit processes. Advent’s services help clients measure, validate and report accurate and reliable data to achieve continuous improvement in care quality, health outcomes and financial performance. For more information, visit

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