skip to Main Content

2022 PCCN Specialty Education Series Survey

With the success of the 2021 PCCN Specialty Education Series, we are happy to announce that it will continue for 2022! As PCCN is approaching the new year, we would like to get feedback from the community about education topics…

PCCN 2021 Gaps in Care Update

This year we began the Gaps in Care campaign in late July 2021.  We initiated a hybrid of outreach through text and phone in hopes of reaching the maximum amount of patients that were due or overdue for their Well…

SDOH Code Reminder for Claims Submissions

Many of you are now regularly billing Social Determinants of Health diagnoses codes. THANK YOU! Social Determinants of Health are the conditions in which a person is born into, grows, lives, works and ages into that impact their health. Social…

Arizona Complete Health-Complete Care Plan & Ambetter Prior Authorization Updates Effective October 1, 2021

Arizona Complete Health is committed to delivering cost-effective quality care to our members.  This effort requires all of us to make certain members receive treatment that is medically necessary according to current standards of practice.  We use prior authorization to…

Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Provider Change for Arizona Complete Health-Complete Care Plan (AzCH-CCP) Effective October 1, 2021

Effective October 1, 2021 Medical Transportation Brokerage of Arizona (MTBA) will provide non-emergent medical transportation (NEMT) services for AzCH-Complete Care Plan (Medicaid) members.  Veyo, Inc. will no longer be contracted to provide NEMT services.  MTBA will be the exclusive vendor…

Pfizer 5-11 year old Planning Assumptions (subject to change)

Only Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will be available to vaccinate 5-11 year olds, potentially for the next few months. Here is what we know at this time: Only onboarded<Approved< Active providers are eligible to receive this vaccine There will be a…

FDA vaccine panel OKs Moderna COVID boosters for high-risk adults

FDA vaccine panel OKs Moderna COVID boosters for high-risk adults | American Academy of Pediatrics Booster doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for certain groups of high-risk adults took a step closer to authorization on Thursday. A Food and Drug Administration…

J&J COVID vaccine booster recommended by FDA panel

J&J COVID vaccine booster recommended by FDA panel | American Academy of Pediatrics A federal vaccine advisory panel is recommending a Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine booster for all adults who received one dose of that vaccine. The booster would…

PCCN’s New Payer Products in 2022

PCCN is continuing to grow and expand its payer partnerships, offering our network more opportunities to partner with new health plans as they enter the market. As you may recall, PCCN has messengered two new health plans to its provider…

FDA to Hold Advisory Committee Meetings to Discuss Emergency Use Authorization for Booster Doses and COVID-19 Vaccines for Younger Children | FDA

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is announcing two upcoming meetings of its Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) to discuss newly available data for the currently available COVID-19 vaccines. VRBPAC Meeting on Janssen and Moderna COVID-19…

Who Is Eligible for a COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot? | CDC

What You Need to Know COVID-19 Vaccine booster shots are available for the following Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine recipients who completed their initial series at least 6 months ago and are: 65 years and older Age 18+ who live in long-term care…

Phase 4 General Distribution and ARP Rural Payments Application Instructions

Phase 4 General Distribution and ARP Rural Payments Application Instructions | Official web site of the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration javascript:void(0) Overview The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is making $25.5 billion in new provider…

REFERRAL FORM FOR COVID TREATMENT WITH REGEN-COV

Dear Provider, We are excited to announce that Arizona Clinical Trials/Arizona Covid Care will be providing REGEN-COV™ (casirivimab and imdevimab) for treatment and prevention of COVID-19. REGEN-COV™ has received emergency use authorization by the FDA for the following indications: Treatment:…

Combined Application for Provider Relief Phase 4 and ARPA Rural Funding Opens Sept. 29

Dear AzAAP Members, The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), is making $25.5 billion in new funding available for health care providers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding includes…

Synagis (palivizumab)Injections 2021-2022 Season

August 12, 2021 Synagis (palivizumab) injections 2021-2022 season   Applies to: Mercy Care Complete Care, Mercy Care DD, and Mercy Care DCS-CHP Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) season typically begins on November 1st of each year and continues through March of…

Committee Membership Opportunities Available

Hello PCCN Members, Are you interested in participating in a group that helps lead our network direction, objectives, and clinical focuses? Have you been looking for an opportunity to make a difference in our community and for the patients and…

Quality Improvement Projects to Continue in 2021

Phoenix Children’s Care Network (PCCN) is proud to continue to offer Quality Improvement projects. Our Maintenance of Certification (MOC) projects have been able to award credits to 14 physicians with 10 additional physicians currently enrolled. These projects include: Adolescent Well…

Provider Advisory Council Gets a 2021 Refresh

We are refreshing our Provider Advisory Council (PAC) in 2021. First implemented in late 2019, the PAC is intended to ensure a positive and productive CIN-provider relationship by engaging all stakeholders in CIN programmatic development, operations and priorities through an…

Pleasant Pediatrics Successfully Becomes a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

On Jan. 26, 2021, Dr. Sandhya Ravi and Prasad Ravi, CEO of Pleasant Pediatrics, were awarded 1A and 1B priority vaccination approval to begin administering COVID-19 vaccinations to adults 75 years and older. They were elated by the news, and…

Integrated Care Coordination Update

This year has already been a busy one for our Integrated Care Coordination program. We’ve implemented two new programs that have started very successfully: Real-time ED outreach and Follow-Up after Mental Health Discharge for Mercy Care Patients. Real-Time ED Outreach:…

Phoenix Children’s Care Network Update: Gaps in Care: A Community-Centered Success

We are so proud of our team, our network, and the sense of community that we could develop as partners in the Summer of 2020 during our Gaps-in-Care campaign. As we’ve shared with you in the past, that campaign allowed…

Back To Top