Thank you for your interest in participating in Arizona Care Network (ACN). Clinicians and other health care provider organizations participating in ACN agree to be accountable to one another for the quality, cost and overall care of patients covered under ACN's value-based agreements with health care payers. This includes a focus on evidence-based medicine, patient-centered care and following clinical guidelines, quality assurance and improvement programs, and performance-based metrics as directed by Arizona Care Network’s physician-led Board of Managers.
Clinicians interested in participating in ACN should email email@example.com to learn more about the application process.
Network Committee Review
Clinicians must be approved by the physician members of ACN's Network Committee and sign a standard Participation Agreement to participate in ACN, a copy of which is available for review upon request. The Network Committee meets monthly on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Complete applications received by the 2nd Friday of each month are typically reviewed at the Committee's meeting that same month.
The Network Committee considers a variety of factors when reviewing clinicians for participation, including the following requirements and expectations:
Application Denial Appeal Option
Clinicians and other health care provider organizations who are not approved to participate in ACN are eligible to re-apply 12-months from the date the application was declined. Applicants also have the option to appeal the decision of the Board of Managers, as outlined below:
* currently there are limited appeal options for certain denials, including concerns with the provider's
state license, Federal program exclusions, and lack of Board Certification/Board Eligibility.