Notifications

Community Forums on the Future of RBHA Services

07/09/2019

AHCCCS is hosting community forums to inform the community and gather feedback on the upcoming AHCCCS initiative on RBHA services. ... [go to full article]

Behavioral Health Prior Authorization Training

07/02/2019

Banner Behavioral Health Medical Management will be hosting four sessions of behavioral health prior authorization training for Banner Health Providers. Attendance is strongly recommended. ... [go to full article]

Woodbury Wildfire Alert

06/20/2019

The Woodbury Wildfire continues to burn 5 miles NW of Superior, AZ. We want to ensure that our members and providers are safe. ... [go to full article]

NAMI Wants to Hear From You!

06/14/2019

Let them know what you think about the Children's Behavioral Health Service System!

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Hepatitis A Outbreak

06/03/2019

Arizona, along with many other states, is currently experiencing a statewide outbreak of hepatitis A affecting 7 counties.

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Do you know about OIFA?

05/17/2019

OIFA (Office of Individual and Family Affairs) provides resources for people with mental health and substance use challenges. They offer a variety of services including peer & family support.  ... [go to full article]

AHCCCS EVV and DAP Notice

04/24/2019

Beginning in 2020, AHCCCS will require Medicaid providers of personal care and home health services to use Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) pursuant to Section 1903 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396b). ... [go to full article]

Statewide Clinician Survey - Respond by April 22, 2019

04/16/2019

Help end the opioid epidemic. Please take this survey on the barriers and solutions to expanding access to medication assisted treatment in Arizona.

Resources:

JAMA Prevention of Prescription Opioid Misuse and Projected Overdose Deaths in the United States

Opioid Use Disorder in Arizona: The Case for a Statewide Clinician Survey

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Professional Development for Peer & Family Support Staff!

04/12/2019

Check out Arizona Peer & Family Support Academy's upcoming classes and trainings!

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Stay Connected!

04/09/2019

Facebook is one way we can stay connected with you! 

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Quarterly Treatment Capacity Survey

04/05/2019

Please see important notice from ADHS regarding the quarterly treatment capacity survey.  

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AHCCCS HCBS Rules Forum

03/22/2019

AHCCCS invites you to attend the Community Forums on Updates to Arizona's Plan for CMS Home and Community Based Services (HCBS Rules). ... [go to full article]

AHCCCS Waiver & Initiatives Forum

03/21/2019

AHCCCS invites you to attend the 2019 Waiver and Initiatives Community Forums. ... [go to full article]

2019 Statewide Symposium in Support of Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

03/13/2019

The Arizona Coalition for Military Families and their public & private sector planning partners invite you to attend the 2019 Symposium! ... [go to full article]

HopeFest Phoenix

03/11/2019

Do you or someone you know need help or assistance?

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Winter Storm Warning

02/21/2019

Providers! Action Required if you anticipate or are currently experiencing a prolonged disruption in patient care for Banner University Health Plan members. ... [go to full article]

Provider Newsletter Now Available!

02/15/2019

The Quarterly Provider Newsletter has been posted!

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Request for Grant Proposal

11/12/2018

BUHP is seeking solicitation to contract with an organization to oversee peer and family participation on BUHP Committees. ... [go to full article]

AHCCCS Memo: Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Level I

09/17/2018

The revised PASRR Policy and the revised PASRR Level I Screening Tool were posted September 10, 2018 to the AHCCCS website for public comment. 

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Opioid Management - Guidelines & Resources

09/11/2018

Stay informed on Opioid Management using these new resources.

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Request for 24/7 After Hours Coverage

08/30/2018

Effective October 1, 2018, Behavioral Health Providers and Prescribers will be required to have 24/7 on call coverage. ... [go to full article]

Integrated Care for American Indians

08/23/2018

Facts for Providers: AHCCCS Complete Care for American Indians ... [go to full article]

Appointment of Availability Standards

07/02/2018

We want to keep our network providers updated on the Appointment Availability Standards.  ... [go to full article]

Provider Notification: BUFC/ACC Update

06/11/2018

This is the first in a series of communications that we will use to keep you informed of vital transitional information. BUFC is planning a series of Provider Education Forums and webinars to assist providers in the transition.   ... [go to full article]

Provider Agreement and VFC Program

06/07/2018

Notice to Providers participating in the Arizona Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program: the annual re-enrollment for VFC ends Saturday, June 30, 2018. ... [go to full article]

Medication Assisted Treatment, Opioid Use Disorder

05/03/2018

Effective, January 1, 2018, PCPs shall be allowed to treat members with medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder (OUD).

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Electronic Visit Verification System

03/06/2018

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION FROM MEMBERS, FAMILIES AND ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS.

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Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing

01/24/2018

To improve the quality of services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, schedule a training for your team.  ... [go to full article]

AHCCCS Coverage Changes for Outpatient OT Services

10/06/2017

Change in Coverage for Outpatient Occupational Therapy Services for Members Who Are 21 Years and Older.

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AHCCCS Coverage Changes for Dental Services

10/06/2017

Change in Coverage for Dental Services for Members Who Are 21 Years and Older

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Behavioral Health Providers

03/03/2017

Behavioral Health Providers: Please see our provider notification regarding members who have both Medicaid and Medicare and who may qualify for specific behavioral health services. ... [go to full article]

AHCCCS Minimum Subcontract Provisions Regulatory Amendment

09/13/2016

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) updated its Minimum Subcontract Provisions (MPS). Subcontractors who provide services under the AHCCCS Programs including, but not limited to Acute Care, Children’s Rehabilitative Services (CRS), DCS/Comprehensive Medical and Dental Program (DCS/CMDP), and Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) must comply with the Provisions, applicable rules and statutes. ... [go to full article]

New AHCCCS Criminal Justice System Reach-in Initiative

09/13/2016

AHCCCS is partnering with state and county governments to improve coordination within the justice system and create more cost effective and efficient ways to transition people leaving the criminal justice system. A significant number of men, women and children transitioning out of jail and prison into communities are in need of services for behavioral health and physical health conditions. Many of these individuals are eligible for Medicaid. ... [go to full article]

Change Regarding Provider Payments

08/31/2016

As a part of our ongoing commitment to improve efficiency and simplify doing business with The University of Arizona Health Plans (University Family Care, University Care Advantage, Maricopa Health Plan and Maricopa Care Advantage) is pleased to offer the following payment and remittance methods through our new partnership with Change Healthcare (formally known as Emdeon). ... [go to full article]