News & Events

Opioid Treatment Program Requirements

09/01/2021

View the newly added section called AHCCCS Annual Requirements on our Opioid Management page.

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Abuse and Neglect Prevention Task Force Survey

08/30/2021

Survey participation is requested from long term care health care providers who serve AHCCCS members. ... [go to full article]

AHCCCS Crisis Line Survey

07/14/2021

AHCCCS, wants your feedback! Take this survey if you are an Arizonan who has called a crisis line to get help. ... [go to full article]

Sunsetting Emergent Admission

07/06/2021

Effective October 1, 2021, B – UHP will be sunsetting the emergent admission process to BHRF, Therapeutic Foster Care (Child), ABHTH, and BHIF of members admitted. ... [go to full article]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Month

06/04/2021

We all deserve to lead happy and healthy lives free from abuse as we age.

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Recovery Support Specialist Discussion Forum

06/04/2021

B – UHP leaders want to hear from Certified Peer Support Specialists!  ... [go to full article]

Provider News Brief

05/10/2021

Change to B – UHP pre-adjudication claims process and ROPA reminder. ... [go to full article]

AHCCCS Provider Survey

05/05/2021

AHCCCS is conducting a survey to determine its contracted Managed Care Organizations’ (MCOs’) performance and responsiveness to providers.
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Behavioral Health Prior Authorization/Utilization Management Training

04/30/2021

Two training sessions will be held on the behavioral health processes for Out of Home Providers. ... [go to full article]

Spotlight on Member Engagement

04/23/2021

Banner Health and AHCCCS are partnering to engage members in advisory councils. ... [go to full article]

COVID-19 Vaccine Fees & Reimbursements

04/23/2021

What providers need to know about COVID-19 Vaccine fees and reimbursements. ... [go to full article]

Provider News Brief

04/22/2021

Pre-adjudication claims edits needed and ROPA registration tips. ... [go to full article]

AHCCCS Pandemic Flexibilities Ending

04/12/2021

Courtesy reminder: AHCCCS PA and CR Standard Flexibilities for the PHE are ending!

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211 Awareness Campaign

03/11/2021

Banner – University Health Plans has teamed up with Crisis Response Network and 2-1-1 Arizona to create a targeted campaign to encourage people to reach out and connect to the help and resources they need. ... [go to full article]

Lifestyle Tucson Radio Interview

03/04/2021

Learn about what B – UHP and The Autism Society are doing for the community! 

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Community Reinvestment Program

03/04/2021

B – UFC has selected the awardees for the 2021 Community Reinvestment Program!

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Out of Home Facility Providers

02/17/2021

Banner – University Health Plans Behavioral Health Utilization Management will begin conducting concurrent reviews for BHRF and BHIF telephonically during the month of March 2021. ... [go to full article]

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan

01/08/2021

As doses of the COVID-19 vaccine continue to arrive in Arizona, the Arizona Department of Health Services is prioritizing the distribution in three phases.

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2021 Member Incentive Program

12/30/2020

Banner – University Care Advantage HMO/SNP members will receive a $25 Gift Card* for completing their Medicare Annual Wellness Visit/Comprehensive Health Assessment. ... [go to full article]

Prescreening for COVID-19 Vaccine

12/18/2020

To receive your COVID-19 vaccine, you must complete a prescreening form through your county.

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We're Now on Instagram

12/17/2020

We look forward to this new opportunity to connect with you!  ... [go to full article]

Flu Resources

11/12/2020

Your flu vaccine recommendation makes a difference.  ... [go to full article]

ROPA Providers Required to Register with AHCCCS

11/06/2020

In light of COVID-19 public health emergency, AHCCCS has extended the ROPA registration deadline to June 1, 2021.

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SCFA's First Family Meeting

09/11/2020

Join the Sickle Cell Foundation of Arizona for their First Family Meeting! ... [go to full article]

Behavioral Health Prior Authorization/Utilization Management Training

09/08/2020

Save the date! Banner – University Health Plans Behavioral Health Medical Management will be hosting four online sessions of Behavioral Health Prior Authorization/Utilization Management Training for Banner Health providers.

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Important Message: Phone lines are back up.

08/31/2020

We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you for your patience.  ... [go to full article]

We're Now on Twitter

08/21/2020

We look forward to this new opportunity to connect with you!  ... [go to full article]

Quarterly Substance Abuse Treat Survey Due 8/31/20

08/14/2020

Arizona Revised Statute §36-109 requires that each quarter, each hospital, health care facility and outpatient substance abuse treatment providers that provide substance abuse treatment submit to the Department the following information. ... [go to full article]

Additional Provider Relief Funds Available

08/04/2020

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is offering a second extension of the application period for Medicaid and CHIP providers to apply for payments from the Provider Relief Fund (PRF).

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CDC Clinician Call Center

07/28/2020

Providers, the CDC Clinician Call Center is a great resource for you! ... [go to full article]

ADHS and ASU Partner to Increase COVID-19 Testing

07/13/2020

ADHS and ASU will be launching COVID-19 testing sites. ... [go to full article]

AHCCCS on the Road Virtual Forum

07/08/2020

AHCCCS is hosting online forums to inform the community and gather feedback on the upcoming AHCCCS initiatives.

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Supporting Children & Families During COVID-19

06/16/2020

"We all have the responsibility to make sure children are healthy, safe, and thriving – especially during challenging times.  ... [go to full article]

Monogram Health & B – UHP Announce Innovative Kidney Care Partnership

05/28/2020

Through combined expertise, organizations will further improve the quality of life for patients living with chronic kidney disease in Arizona. ... [go to full article]

NAMIWalks 2020: Virtual Walk

05/12/2020

Instead of cancelling the event due to COVID-19, NAMI has created a walk for our times. On May 30, the event will be a virtual experience! ... [go to full article]

Behavioral Health Prior Authorization/Utilization Management Training

05/07/2020

Save the date! Banner – University Health Plans Behavioral Health Medical Management will be hosting three online sessions of Behavioral Health Prior Authorization/Utilization Management Training for Banner Health providers.

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FCC COVID-19 Telehealth Program Webinar

04/10/2020

To assist applicants in preparing their applications the Bureau will make available a webinar presentation. ... [go to full article]

Making the Human Connection Provider Webinar

04/10/2020

This 1-hour webinar will enhance the skills of Peer/Recovery Support Practitioners who provide online and digital support for others. ... [go to full article]

Warning of Teleconference and Online Classroom Hijacking

04/09/2020

The FBI has gotten reports of teleconference hijacking. ... [go to full article]

Costco COVID-19 Update

04/08/2020

Costco warehouses are temporarily allowing priority access to healthcare workers and first responders. ... [go to full article]

Arizona Together

04/07/2020

Are you in need of support for your family or business? ... [go to full article]

APFC Wants to Hear From You!

04/02/2020

Through our long-standing partnership, Banner – University Family Care is proud to support the Arizona Peer and Family Coalition (APFC) in their efforts to keep you and the community informed.

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AZ Medicaid Program Receives Authority to Implement Program Changes to Address COVID-19

03/27/2020

Arizona’s Medicaid has received federal approval to implement programmatic changes to help ensure access to health care for kids and vulnerable Arizonans. ... [go to full article]

AAP Issues Clinical Guidance During COVID-19 Outbreak

03/26/2020

American Academy of Pediatrics has issued Clinical Guidance related to pediatric appointments and immunizations during COVID-19 outbreak. ... [go to full article]

Coronavirus Fraud Alert

03/23/2020

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General is alerting the public about fraud schemes related to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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AHCCCS Suspends Performance Measure Medical Record Audits

03/23/2020

AHCCCS wishes to ensure that its Managed Care Organizations and providers are unified in their priorities and focus as they work to address the pandemic.
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AZSILC Listening Sessions

03/11/2020

Arizona Statewide Independent Living Council is traveling the state to find out what matters to you!

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Substance Use Provider Treatment Capacity Survey Due March 18, 2020

03/10/2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Substance Abuse Treatment Reporting Requirements ... [go to full article]

ADHS to Host COVID-19 Update for Healthcare Providers via Webinar on 3/6/20

03/04/2020

The purpose is to cover disease background, Arizona’s response activities, what we know, what you should do, and allow time for questions and answers.
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Important Information for Vaccines for Children Providers

02/26/2020

AzAAP, our recently convened VFC Provider Committee, and the ADHS Immunization Program Office want to ensure that AzAAP members are aware of the opportunity that all VFC providers have to request an exception from the dose for dose replacement.  ... [go to full article]

Become a Certified Doula!

02/06/2020

Are you a Peer Support Specialist? Are you interested in working with pregnant women who have substance use disorders?

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AHCCCS Provider Enrollment Update - New Paper Application Form

01/31/2020

In order to follow the alignment of the APEP system, AHCCCS has updated the Provider Enrollment paper application.

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FDR Newsletters & Memos

01/28/2020

B – UHP provides our network providers with our FDR quarterly newsletters and memos as necessary.  ... [go to full article]

Provider Newsletter Now Available!

01/22/2020

Here are the 2020 first quarter updates! ... [go to full article]

Dental Day for Veterans

01/15/2020

No-cost dental services for veterans who are unable to afford care.

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BHRF UM Authorization Requirements

01/07/2020

There are new requirements for all B – UFC contracted BHRFs upon all member discharges effective January 2020. ... [go to full article]