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We have a medical practice in Arizona. One of the AHCCCS Insurance

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We have a medical practice in Arizona. One of the AHCCCS Insurance plans terminated our contract as of November 1st 2013. Would AHCCCS consider it illegal or against policy for us to write a letter to our patients informing them that we are no longer contracted with that plan and say "Please note that _Clinic Name__ is proud to remain contracted with the majority of Ahcccs plans in Arizona, including, but not limited to the following (as of November 1, 2013):

Mercy Care
Care 1st
Health Choice
Maricopa health Plan
University Family Care
Phoenix Health Plan

If your AHCCCS plan does not include _Clinic Name_ and you want to change your plan, visit for details and options.?
Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking for education purposes only.

Legally, you have a duty to notify your patients what insurance you do or do not accept any longer. There is no law preventing you from giving notice to the patients regarding what plans you will accept even under the same AHCCCS company, since if a patient comes to you with the plan you no longer accept their bills will not get paid.

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