Monogram Health & B – UHP Announce Innovative Kidney Care Partnership


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


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


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


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


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


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

Costco COVID-19 Update


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

Arizona Together


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

APFC Wants to Hear From You!


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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!


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


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


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

Provider Newsletter Now Available!


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

Dental Day for Veterans


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

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BHRF UM Authorization Requirements


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

Behavioral Health Medical Management Updates


There have been important updates regarding Administrative Denials and Discharge Summaries. ... [go to full article]

Provider Newsletter Now Available!


The Quarter 4 Provider Newsletter has been posted! ... [go to full article]

BUHP CEO Discusses New BNA Tool


The new BNA tool makes a 360-degree view of the patient possible!  ... [go to full article]

Important Information Regarding AHCCCS Provider Enrollment Portal


For the past several months, AHCCCS has been announcing the Spring 2020 launch of the new AHCCCS Provider Enrollment Portal (APEP). ... [go to full article]

Urgent Provider Message: RightFax Issue


BUHP RightFax capability is nonfunctiona due to a fax upgrade failure. Please read the full notice for further directions. Thank you! ... [go to full article]

New Requirements for the Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances go into effect on January 1, 2020


4 of 10 prescribers at risk for missing the 2020 EPCS mandate. ... [go to full article]

Important Notice: Substance Abuse Treatment Reporting Requirements


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.

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DEA Prescription Drug Take Back Day!


Turn in your unused or expired prescription drugs in the safe way!  ... [go to full article]

Training for Banner Health Providers!


Banner Behavioral Health Medical Management will be hosting six sessions of behavioral health prior authorization/utilization management training. Attendance is strongly recommended. ... [go to full article]

AHCCCS Provider Enrollment Portal to Launch in 2020


In spring 2020, the AHCCCS provider enrollment process will move from a manual, paper-based system to a new, online system. ... [go to full article]

American Indian Integrated Health Care Symposium


Presented by Participating ACC Health Plans. Register Today! October 15, 2019 from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, ASU West Campus.


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Provider Manuals!


The Provider Manuals have been recently updated!

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Provider Newsletter Now Available!


The Quarter 3 Provider Newsletter has been posted! ... [go to full article]

STAR Health & Wellness Fair


Don't miss this no-cost health fair on September 23rd!

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Community Forums on the Future of RBHA Services


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


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


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!


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

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Hepatitis A Outbreak


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?


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]



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


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


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!


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

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Stay Connected!


Facebook is one way we can stay connected with you! 

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Quarterly Treatment Capacity Survey


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

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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


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


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


Do you or someone you know need help or assistance?

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Winter Storm Warning


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!


The Quarterly Provider Newsletter has been posted!

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Request for Grant Proposal


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


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


Stay informed on Opioid Management using these new resources.

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Request for 24/7 After Hours Coverage


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


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

Appointment of Availability Standards


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

Provider Notification: BUFC/ACC Update


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


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


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



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Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing


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


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


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

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Behavioral Health Providers


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


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


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


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]