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

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

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



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