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
  • 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