Provider Overview & Joining Our Network

Last Updated: April 24, 2023 at 11:13 am

Our Philosophy

At BCBSAZ Health Choice Pathway, we are committed to a collaborative approach with physicians, hospitals, and all other providers in the medical communities we serve.

Our team brings an open vision to Arizona. We believe that those who provide care should be the leaders in creating and constructing new, better, and less invasive mechanisms for the delivery of the care they provide. We are provider-owned and we understand both the rewards and difficulties of managed care and health plan/provider relationships.

We believe our members deserve the highest quality medical care while being treated with both compassion and respect. Assisting you so that you can devote your time to providing quality patient care is one of our highest priorities. Our commitment to you is to support the doctor-patient relationship by streamlining the delivery of care.

What We Offer Our Physician Network

BCBSAZ Health Choice Pathway brings the expertise and road maps necessary to understand, participate in and maximize the value of the sweeping changes affecting the delivery of health care.

We offer real-time tools, technology and up-to-date information to our physicians and providers. We will assist and offer guidance to physicians and hospitals for the purpose of building partnerships, patient-centered medical homes and other entities that will maximize quality and reward performance.

BCBSAZ Health Choice Pathway Provider Escalation

BCBSAZ Health Choice Pathway is committed to ensuring that you have an open line of communication with us at all times. Should you ever feel the need to escalate an issue, your Provider Representative’s supervisor is:

Jadelyn Fields
Network Services Provider Manager and Educator

To see the updated contact information, view the Notice Regarding Paths for Provider Escalation at Health Choice
(Updated - 10/12/2023 02:26 PM)

How to join BCBSAZ Health Choice Pathway

Becoming a contracted provider with BCBSAZ Health Choice Pathway is easy!

AzAHP – Practitioner Practice Change Form
(Updated - 06/13/2022 05:00 AM)

AzAHP – Credentialing Portal FAQs
(Updated - 06/10/2022 12:38 PM)

AzAHP – Credentialing Portal How To
(Updated - 06/10/2022 12:37 PM)

AzAHP Non-Delegated Group Roster
Network Participation Instructions
(Updated - 11/17/2021 11:05 AM)

Request for Participation – Update Provider Information Form
(Updated - 06/13/2022 04:57 AM)

Electronic Credentialing – AzAHP Practitioner Data Form
Credentialing Portal How To
(Updated - 06/10/2022 12:37 PM)

Credentialing Portal FAQs
(Updated - 06/10/2022 12:38 PM)

Once the Request for Participation/Update Provider Information Form is received by the BCBSAZ Health Choice Pathway Network Services Department, we will evaluate and compare our membership needs to current network availability, along with several other criteria, which include, but are not limited to: board certification, languages spoken and office locations.

Once the previous items have been reviewed, the request moves to the BCBSAZ Health Choice Pathway Contracting Committee for review. If approved, the Network Services Department will contact you to initiate the Contracting and Credentialing process. BCBSAZ Health Choice Pathway credentials providers according to nationally recognized standards that serve as the model for minimum credentialing requirements. We do not discriminate against age, color, creed, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation.
Credentialing generally takes about 60 days from our receipt of a complete credentialing application and up-to-date attachments.

For additional information contact BCBSAZ Health Choice Pathway Network Services Department at 1-800-656-8991.

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