The Managed Care Program Patient Advocate is located at the Itom Hiapsi Guadalupe Office Complex. The Patient Advocate will assist members to apply for AHCCCS, as well as to collect medical bills or information regarding claims. Should you have any further questions or need assistance with understanding the Maricopa Yoeme Managed Care Program, please contact the Yoeme Managed Care Program Patient Advocate at (480) 768-2092. Hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Notice From the Maricopa Yoeme Managed Care Program
Tribal Members Living in Maricopa County
Eligible Pascua Yaqui Tribal Members, residing within Maricopa County; must have a current and completed Alternate Resource application (AHCCCS). Since funding is limited, members are required to utilize Alternate Resources such as Vision Service Program (VSP), private vision insurance and AHCCCS primarily. Co-pays will be the responsibility of the member when an alternate resource is available. If you choose to go to a provider of your choice, you will be responsible for the cost of those services.
6101 S. Rural Rd
Tempe, AZ 85283
The above provider will contact the Yoeme Managed Care Program to request prior-authorization.
Optical services that include eye exams, glasses, or contacts will only be authorized every 2 years.
The Yoeme Managed Care Program only covers the eye exam and select frames and lenses or contacts at the contract rate. Any additional costs will be your responsibility.
Please Note: If you require an upgrade due to a medical necessity; the provider will submit a request for Medical Review.
Tinting, Progressive Lenses, Loss of Eyewear (contacts/glasses), Scratch Resistant, Featherweight Lenses, and other upgrades that are not medically necessary.