Care1st Health Plan

Care1st Health Plan Arizona

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.

Our Mission

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.

Our Vision

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.

Executive Team

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. Put our management team to the test!

Care1st's management team consists of the following individuals:

  • Scott Cummings
    State President
  • Jessica Sedita-Igneri
    Market VP
  • Kathy Thurman
    Director,Value Based Partnerships
  • Son Yong Pak
    Director, Member Advocacy
  • Steffanie Costal
    Sr Director, Claims
  • Mike Witiuk
    Director, Field Sales & Marketing
  • Kelly Jordan
    Regional UM Director
  • Angela Balascak
    Director, State Pharmacy
  • Chris Vinyard
    Director, Government Affairs
  • Deena Sigel
    VP, Field Finance
  • Vacant
    Sr. Medical Director
  • Vacant
    Director, Field Health Services
  • Nancy DeRosa, RN
    Director, Quality Improvement
  • Mike Ferguson
    Director, State Regulatory Affairs
  • Patty Dal Soglio
    Director, Market Compliance
  • Brent Ratterree
    Director, State Operations
  • Vicki Cons
    Director Behavioral Health
  • Tim Tejada
    Director, Network Management