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  1. CAPAZ-MEXMedical Discount Network Pericles Kontos Director of Marketing and Network Development Regional Center for Border Health, Inc. pkontos@rcfbh.org ¡Vida! Educational Series - Promoting Good Health

  2. Educational Objectives ¡Vida! Educational Series - Promoting Good Health To provide information about CAPAZ-MEX: Medical Discount Network. To address the “GAP” in health coverage in Arizona. To emphasize the importance of primary care services.

  3. Mission Statement “To expand access to affordable, quality healthcare for the uninsured and underinsured residents of Yuma County To strengthen the Medical Safety Net, while reducing healthcare disparities through a comprehensive network of primary care, urgent care, specialty care, behavioral health and dental care providers” ¡Vida! Educational Series - Promoting Good Health

  4. What is CAPAZ-MEX? The Community Access Program of Arizona and Mexico (CAPAZ-MEX) is a Medical Discount Network offering quality, affordable healthcare to the working families of Yuma County CAPAZ-MEX is not an insurance. Members self-pay for medical services at highly discounted rates through a network of reputable physicians and specialists ¡Vida! Educational Series - Promoting Good Health

  5. CAPAZ-MEX Eligibility • CAPAZ-MEX is open to ALL the uninsured residents of Yuma County, regardless of income or preexisting conditions. • 3 Income-Based Levels: • CAPAZ-MEX (Tier 1 & Tier 2) • CAPAZ-4-ALL (Tier 3) • CAPAZ-CAN-MEX (Canadians) ¡Vida! Educational Series - Promoting Good Health

  6. Closing the “GAP” CAPAZ-MEX closes the “gap” - making healthcare accessible & affordable for the uninsured ¡Vida! Educational Series - Promoting Good Health

  7. Importance of Primary Care By containing most medical expenses at the primary care level, the patient and the healthcare system save money by reducing avoidable trips to the emergency room ¡Vida! Educational Series - Promoting Good Health

  8. Provider Fees • Yuma County • Primary Care (Market Rates $120-$280) • $50 first visit, established patients $35 • Specialists / Urgent Care (Market Rates $220-$430) • $90 first visit, established patients $65 • Physical Therapy (Market Rates $150-$250) • $35 initial consultation, therapy session $35 • Additional Services/CPT Codes • 100% of Medicare Allowable • Savings of 50%-65% ¡Vida! Educational Series - Promoting Good Health

  9. Provider Fees • San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora and Los Algodones, Baja California, Mexico • Primary Care (Market Rates $30-$60) • $10 every visit • Specialists (Market Rates $50-$100) • $20 every visit • Additional Services and Medication • 20% Discount ¡Vida! Educational Series - Promoting Good Health

  10. Medical Services • Ophthalmology • Rheumatology • Pharmacy • Laboratory • Radiology • Physical Therapy • Mental Health • Family Planning • Dermatology • Oncology Coming Soon… • Urology • Neurology ¡Vida! Educational Series - Promoting Good Health • Primary Care • Urgent Care • Pediatrics • Internal Medicine • Diabetes • Dermatology • Nephrology • Podiatrist • Orthopedics • Cardiology • OB/GYN • Dentistry • Optometry • ENT

  11. Resources http://www.capazmex.com http://www.rcfbh.org ¡Vida! Educational Series - Promoting Good Health

  12. Summary CAPAZ-MEX is virtually the only alternative for the uninsured population in Yuma County. With the new freezes on AHCCCS, there is a greater need for accessible and affordable medical services in Arizona Regional Center for Border Health, Inc. is looking for potential partners to expand CAPAZ-MEX to other cities in Arizona and Texas ¡Vida! Educational Series - Promoting Good Health