Who Are We?
Care1st Health Plan Arizona, Inc. is an AHCCCS and KidsCare health plan available in Maricopa County and Pima County. Beginning October 1, 2018, Care1st will be an ACC contractor providing integrated care to AHCCCS and KidsCare members in the following counties: Maricopa, Pinal, Gila, Yavapai, Mohave, Coconino, Navajo, and Apache.
Care1st Health Plan Arizona, Inc. will be the most provider-oriented managed care organization that will strive to continuously improve the quality of services rendered to its members.
Care1st Health Plan Arizona, Inc. will be the leader in innovation utilizing advanced technology to achieve excellence in customer satisfaction for members, providers, and employees.
Care1st Health Plan Arizona, Inc. is managed by a team of professionals and dedicated executives.
We strive to pay our providers quickly and accurately, processing claims in a timely manner and providing
high quality health care services to our members. Care1st aims to be one of the most provider-orientated
managed care institutions in Maricopa and Pima Counties. Put our management team to the test!
Care1st's management team consists of the following individuals:
- Scott Cummings
- Kathy Thurman
Director, Value Based Partnerships
- Son Yong Pak
Director, Member Advocacy
- Sandy Zebrowski, M.D.
Behavioral Health Medical Director
- Jessica Sedita-Igneri
Director, Network Management
- Steffanie Costal
Sr Director, Claims
- Anna Maria Maldonado
Director, Field Sales & Marketing
- Deena Sigel
VP, Field Finance
- Satya Sarma, MD
Sr. Medical Director
- Kathy Hoffman, RN BSN
Sr. Director, Field Health Services
- Nancy DeRosa, RN
Director, Quality Improvement
- Mike Ferguson
Director, Customer Service
- Patty Dal Soglio
Director, Market Compliance
- Brent Ratterree
Director, State Operations