SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Magellan
Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) announced the launch of a fully
integrated health plan in Arizona, Magellan Complete Care of Arizona
(MCC AZ). Most Arizonans eligible for Medicaid and KidsCare will now be
able to access services through MCC AZ in the Central Region of
Maricopa, Pinal and Gila counties. Information is available at www.MCCofAZ.com
or by calling the toll-free number 800-424-5891.
The new AHCCCS Complete Care program launched on October 1, 2018. The
integrated system brings together physical and behavioral health
services to treat all aspects of members’ healthcare needs through their
chosen health plan. AHCCCS Complete Care encourages more coordination
between providers within the same network which can mean better health
outcomes for members.
“We are excited to have the opportunity and privilege of serving Arizona
Medicaid members under the new AHCCCS Complete Care program,” said James
Stringham, chief executive officer, Magellan Complete Care of Arizona.
“Our strong history serving Medicaid members in Arizona, combined with
our shared vision for integrating care in the communities where people
live, positions us well as a choice in the Central Region.”
The goal of MCC AZ is to help each person find his or her path to
well-being and lead healthy and vibrant lives. MCC AZ uses its unique
approach called Integrated Health NeighborhoodSM (IHN) to
engage members, where they are, in order to improve their health through
relationships and collaborations with community stakeholders. This will
enable the effective coordination of care with the community supports
and services that the member knows and trusts.
To learn more about MCC AZ, call the toll-free number 800-424-5891 or
Contract services are funded under the contract with the State of
About Magellan Health: Magellan
Health, Inc., a Fortune
500 company, is a leader in managing the fastest growing, most
complex areas of health, including special populations, complete
pharmacy benefits and other specialty areas of healthcare. Magellan
supports innovative ways of accessing better health through technology,
while remaining focused on the critical personal relationships that are
necessary to achieve a healthy, vibrant life. Magellan's customers
include health plans and other managed care organizations, employers,
labor unions, various military and governmental agencies and third-party
administrators. For more information, visit MagellanHealth.com.
Magellan Health, Inc.
Joe Bogdan, 860-507-1910