Serving Arizona for 40 years

Community & State is the business segment of UnitedHealthcare that provides health care coverage for beneficiaries of Medicaid and other government health care programs. These health plans operate locally as UnitedHealthcare Community Plan.

We are proud to partner with AHCCCS, the State of Arizona’s Medicaid agency, in their mission to provide equitable access to high-quality care. In support of creating healthier communities across Arizona, we are:

  • Developing innovative programs and partnerships to improve access to care statewide
  • Improving LTC member engagement and access to care
  • Partnering with providers, FQHCs, Community Health Workers and Promotoras that serve our members
  • Supporting workforce development and empowering caregivers
  • Investing in community organizations and programs that deliver long-term impact
  • Measuring and addressing social determinants of health
  • Driving health equity for all
  • Continuing a culture of quality that maximizes value and increases member and provider satisfaction.

With 40 years of experience serving AHCCCS Medicaid members in Arizona, we are excited to build on our deep experience and relationships to develop innovative solutions that transform and simplify care. Our strong local presence enables us to deliver effective solutions to address the specific needs of diverse communities across the state, all in support of our goal to help Arizonans live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone.

Jean Kalbacher
CEO – UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Arizona

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Arizona is proud to be recognized with Health Plan Accreditation and Long-Term Services and Supports Distinction from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Health Plan Accreditation was awarded to the Plan for meeting rigorous requirements for consumer protection and quality improvement. NCQA awards the LTSS Distinction to organizations that deliver efficient, effective person-centered care in alignment with state requirements.

Fostering strong relationships with community organizations, state partners, tribal partners, Community Health Workers, Promotoras, FQHCs, and providers to advance healthcare in Arizona

We partner closely with stakeholders to develop solutions that meet the whole-person needs of our members. We make meaningful improvements to the communities we serve by supporting strong connections between community-based organizations, individuals and their providers. 

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Improving LTC/LTSS member access to services and care

We deliver on the value of Managed Long-Term Care through ALTCS-EPD with a model of care designed to meet the unique, whole-person needs of our members. This includes promoting community inclusion, local partnerships to address member needs, and quality frameworks that protect members and advance their quality of life.

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Identifying and addressing inequities, eliminating barriers to care, and supporting a modern Medicaid program that advances health equity

Health equity is embedded in our model of care. We are committed to reducing disparities and driving quality population health outcomes through timely, integrated and culturally-appropriate care.

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