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Get to Know AHCCCS... Leaders in Medicaid Innovation
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), a State of Arizona agency, is Arizona's Medicaid program designed to deliver quality health care under managed care. Over the years, independent evaluations repeatedly have praised the program's effectiveness. AHCCCS has received national acclaim as a model for other Medicaid programs and the approach has been recommended to other states by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees AHCCCS. Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System serves over 1.5 million Arizonans at an annual cost of approximately $11 billion.
AHCCCS is a team of passionate individuals who want to make a difference within our communities. We work with members and providers to safeguard the integrity of Medicaid programs, as well as to ensure the availability of health care for those who need it.
At AHCCCS, our dedication to serving begins with our mission, vision and credo, which influences and drives everything we do and is the main ingredient of our culture.
Reaching across Arizona to provide comprehensive, quality health care to those in need.
Shaping tomorrow's managed care... from today's experience, quality and innovation.
Our first care is your health care.
AHCCCS divisions offer numerous exciting career paths for professionals in a variety of fields. Together, we work to accomplish AHCCCS' core mission of providing comprehensive health care to those in need.
A Message from Our Director
For more than 30 years, AHCCCS has embodied our eight core values in order to build a respected organization. Today, we are a leader among Medicaid programs truly focused on delivering comprehensive health care to those in need. This would not be possible without the dedication of our employees.
AHCCCS is an employee-driven and member-focused organization. Our employees are passionate about serving our members, providers, and ultimately helping those in need while ensuring the integrity of the Medicaid program is preserved. We strive to provide quality service to everyone we connect with. We go above and beyond to provide continuous support as members of community groups, charitable organizations and as volunteers.
The results of a recent AHCCCS employee survey, (with over a 94% response rate) demonstrated the truly unique passion that exists in the agency.
- 97% of staff respect and value their teams contributions
- 96% of staff believe in the mission
- 95% believe their job is important to the mission
Do you believe in the same values and goals? Then we invite you to explore the exciting career opportunities we have to offer here. Take the next step and apply today to become part of the AHCCCS family of dedicated professionals.
Thomas J. Betlach, Director