The Yoeme Health Program (YHP) is not an insurance plan or entitlement program and does not guarantee payment for services provided. The Program assists eligible tribal members residing in Pima County with health care services. In order to be eligible you must first apply for alternate resources such as AHCCCS, Medicare and/or Private Insurance. The Yoeme Health Program is a federally funded program that offers Purchase Referred Care (PRC) for eligible participants through the use of limited funds provided by the local IHS Area office. The program provides patient advocacy and assistance to apply for various health programs.
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.