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 visit www.MCCofAZ.com.
Contract services are funded under the contract with the State of Arizona.
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.