Experience a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Provider

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PCMH - Changing the Way You Receive Health Care

At Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ), we know the important role primary care providers (PCPs) play in your well-being. They help you manage ongoing health issues and life-long conditions like diabetes, asthma, and more.

That’s why we work closely with PCPs and their teams to shape what the future of healthcare looks like.

The providers who have joined us on this journey belong to our Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Program. Together we are focused on helping you get better care that costs less.

Experience the PCMH Difference

When you see a doctor in the PCMH Program, you’ll notice right away what makes them special:
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    Extended office hours

    Many doctors in this program have longer office hours. This means greater access to quality care, more convenient appointment times and perhaps fewer visits to urgent care.1
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    Preventative care recommendations

    Your PCP will tailor health recommendations just for you.
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    Personalized care plan

    You have many ways to communicate with your PCP — by phone, email or online.2
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    Time to Listen

    You’re less likely to visit the ER or the hospital. Patients who see a PCMH doctor have 25 percent fewer ER visits and 12 percent fewer hospitalizations.3
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    Savings on prescriptions

    You save money on medications. PCMH doctors are committed to helping their patients find a generic drug equivalent, which helps you save money.
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    Co-ordinated care

    Your PCP coordinates care with your other doctors.
1. Always check first with the office for specific hours.
2. While the majority of BCBSAZ PCMH providers do offer patients the ability to communicate through an online portal, some may choose to not to offer this service.
3. Source: 2017 BCBSAZ data.

The Benefits of Patient-focused Care

Health problems from occurring
chronic conditions (like diabetes or asthma)
your total well-being

Find a PCMH Doctor

At BCBSAZ we are taking new approaches to healthcare as a way to improve our members’ experience, to improve the quality of their care, and to bring greater value to our members including management of health care costs.

We are at the forefront of this new way of thinking. The doctors who have joined our PCMH program are committed to providing you with great care and helping you avoid preventable health issues.

Want to find a PCMH provider? Look for a PCMH provider on azblue.com. Click on "Find a Doctor" and within the search, check the box for "PCMH" under "Quality."