Friday, March 20, 2015
New contract includes highly coordinated network of partner physicians.
Health Net of Arizona, Inc
., announces a two-year agreement with Arizona Priority Care (AZPC) that will allow Health Net Medicare Advantage
members in Maricopa and Pinal Counties to access quality patient care through AZPC’s network of community physicians.
In addition to the physician network, during the 2015 plan year, these members will have access to AZPC’s quality health care centers in Gilbert and Casa Grande, claims assistance, care management, and their Senior Advantage program, which provides exercise programs, events and classes designed to keep its members fit and active.
“We are delighted to offer our Medicare Advantage members access to Arizona Priority Care’s high quality, coordinated services,” said Rose Megian, president and CEO of Health Net of Arizona.
“We are pleased to continue our long term relationship with Health Net of Arizona and look forward to our mutual growth in Arizona,” said Dale Villani, chief operations officer of Arizona Priority Care.
About Health Net of Arizona
Headquartered in Tempe, Ariz., Health Net of Arizona, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Health Net, Inc (NYSE: HNT). Together with Health Net Life Insurance Company and Health Net Access, Inc., Health Net of Arizona serves approximately 312,000 members and delivers managed health care services through health plans and government-sponsored managed care plans. Health Net of Arizona’s products include: HMO employer-sponsored plans; Medicare Advantage plans; and Individual and Family plans. Health Net Life Insurance Company’s products offer access to a national provider network and include: PPO; POS and Indemnity employer-sponsored plans; and Individual and Family plans. Health Net Access provides Medicaid benefits to residents in Maricopa County under the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System.
About Arizona Priority Care
Arizona Priority Care is a physician-led organization and affiliated network of physicians and providers committed to providing high quality care and improved health outcomes for the organizations and members served. The company was founded in October 2010 as Arizona Priority Care Plus. In 2014, the company changed its corporate branding and logo to Arizona Priority Care. Since its inception, membership has grown to over 12,000 Health Net Medicare Advantage members. AZPC’s network of contracted healthcare providers include over 700 primary care physicians and 1,700 specialists located throughout Maricopa and Pinal counties. Arizona Priority Care also has a contract with CMS for a Medicare Shared Savings Accountable Care Organization (ACO) serving over 8,000 Medicare beneficiaries. The company owns a primary care clinic in Casa Grande and an Urgent Care Center in Gilbert. For more information, please visit http://www.azprioritycare.com
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