Arizona Physicians IPA is an Arizona Medicaid health plan serving AHCCCS, KidsCare, Developmentally Disabled (DD) and Children's Rehabilitative services (CRS) members. We have nearly 30 years of experience serving families throughout Arizona.
We serve AHCCCS and KidsCare members in La Paz, Maricopa, Pima and Yuma counties and offer a Medicare/Medicaid Dual Special Needs Plan in all counties except Gila.
We have one of the largest provider networks in Arizona to serve you. Our goal is to help you take charge of your health by helping you to take good care of yourself and your family.
At Arizona Physicians IPA, we care about our members; and as such, we value all of the cultural differences that our members possess. Beliefs about the cause, prevention, and treatment of illness vary among cultures. These beliefs need to be respected in the practices used to maintain Arizona Physicians IPA members' health.
At Arizona Physicians IPA, we know the importance of communication and strive to meet all of our members needs. Arizona Physicians IPA can provide interpretation/translation services at no charge.
Arizona Physicians IPA provides member materials to you in a language or format that may be easier for you to understand.
Call Arizona Physicians IPA Member Services at 1-877-653-7573 for translation services, to find a doctor who understands your cultural needs, or for materials in another language or format. These services are provided at no cost to you.
En Arizona Physicians IPA, nos importan nuestros miembros; y como tal, valoramos todas la diferentes culturas que posean nuestros miembros. Las creencias acerca de la causa, prevencion y tratamiento de enfermedad varean entre culturas. Estas creencias necesitan ser respetadas en las practicas usadas para mantener la salud de los miembros de Arizona Physicians IPA.
En Arizona Physicians IPA, nosotros sabemos la importancia de la comunicacion y nos esforzamos a satisfaser todas las necesidades de nuestros miembros. Arizona Physicians IPA puede proveer servicios de interpretacion/traduccion a ningun costo.
Arizona Physicians IPA le provee materiales de membresia en un idioma o formato que sea mas facil para que usted entienda.
Llame al Departamento de Servicios al Miembro de Arizona Physicians IPA al 1-800-348-4058 para servicios de traduccion, para encontrar un doctor quien entienda sus necesidades culturales y para recibir materiales en otro idioma o Arizona 1-888-700-6822 for transportation assistance. You can call this toll-free number from anywhere in the state. You must call as soon as you schedule your appointment. You must arrange your ride 3 days prior to your health care visit.
We have alternative ways for you to get to and from your healthcare visit. Bus passes may be available for local trips. Shuttle vans and buses may be available for longer trips.
Notice of Co-pays for Taxi Rides - Effective February 2012
For AHCCCS Care Members in Maricopa and Pima counties. Click here (PDF 216.89 KB) for more information.
Nationwide Vision is New Provider - Effective November 1, 2011
Arizona Physicians IPA has a new agreement with Nationwide Vision to provide vision care services for our members, beginning November 1, 2011.
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Member Benefit Changes - Effective October 1, 2011
Due to Arizona's budget problems, some of the services that you may receive are being reduced beginning October 1, 2011. Limits are being placed on the number of inpatient hospital days and the hours of available respite care per year.
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New Copays for Transitional Medical Assistance- Effective October 1, 2010
To help protect your identity and prevent fraud, AHCCCS is adding pictures to its on-line verification tool that providers use to verify your coverage. If you have an Arizona driver’s license or state issued ID, AHCCCS will get your picture from the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division (MVD). When providers pull up the AHCCCS eligibility verification screen, they will see your picture (if available) with your coverage details.
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You will have higher co-payments (co-pays) for AHCCCS medical services beginning October 1, 2010 because you are in the Transitional Medical Assistance (TMA) program. Click here, for more information.
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New Copays for Title 19 Waiver Group- Effective October 1, 2010
You will have higher co-payments (co-pays) for AHCCCS medical services beginning October 1, 2010 because you are getting AHCCCS services in the AHCCCS Care or Medical Expense Deduction (MED) programs.
Benefit Changes for Adults-Effective October 1, 2010
Due to Arizona's huge budget problems and more people being added to the Medicaid Program, after 10/1/2010, Arizona Physicians IPA under the direction of the AHCCCS Administration, will no longer pay for certain medical care for anyone who is 21 years old or older.
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Personal Health Record
The Personal Health Record tool is no longer available. If you need assistance understanding your medical history, laboratory tests or prescribed medication, please contact your Personal Care Physician or Member Services at (800) 348-4058.
Prior Authorization Criteria
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Notice of Privacy Practices
We have a Notice of Privacy Practices that tells you how health information about you may be used and shared. We are required by law to let you know that the Notice is available, and how you can get a copy of it. You can download a copy of our Notice of Privacy Practices below.
NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES (PDF 163.93 KB)
Seasonal Flu Facts
Questions and answers regarding the seasonal flu vaccine.
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Quick Facts About H1N1
AmeriChoice wants to help you understand some important facts about the novel H1N1 Flu so you can help protect you and your family.
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Social Security Number Privacy
Protecting personal information is important to UnitedHealth Group companies, so we protect the confidentiality of Social Security numbers that we receive. Read Bulletin Details.
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Take Charge of Your Health: Get a Flu Shot
Flu season is here. The flu can be very serious. Getting a flu vaccine is your best protection against the flu. The best time to get your flu shot is October through December. You should talk to your doctor about having a flu shot. Or you can call our Customer Service Center.
Annual Notice of Change
Annual Enrollment Period: November 15th to December 31st each year
During this Annual Enrollment Period, you have the opportunity to switch plans. Take the opportunity to compare the benefits, costs, and restrictions of the plans available in your area and choose the plan that is best for you. If you are satisfied with your current plan, you do not need to take any action.
For more information click here. (PDF 36.88 KB)
Citizenship Documents Required
There are new laws that may require you to show proof of citizenship in order to renew your health coverage. Click on a document below to read about what you will need:
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