How to schedule and Intake and what to expect at your first appointment

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Tell the receptionist that you would like to receive help for a particular problem and what type of insurance you have.

If your insurance is through AHCCCS the receptionist will verify eligibility and schedule an appointment for your Intake within the next seven (7) days.

If you have private insurance such as Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, United, etc. the receptionist will transfer you to an Insurance Specialist who will gather your information and obtain prior authorizations and co-pay amounts. Once this has been completed the Insurance Specialist will schedule an appointment for your intake within the next seven (7) days.

If you do not have any insurance the receptionist will inform you of the private pay costs &/or an application for the sliding fee schedule and schedule an Intake within seven (7) days.

If your insurance is through AHCCCS the receptionist will verify eligibility and schedule an appointment for your Intake within the next seven (7) days. If you need assistance with applying for AHCCCS please inform the receptionist and HAI will assist you with the application.

If you do not have any insurance the receptionist will inform you of the private pay costs &/or an application for the sliding fee schedule and schedule an Intake within seven (7) days. All payments are due at the time of service.

The receptionist may ask you if you will need access to an interpreter. If so, please let her know.

You may be asked to bring some or all of the following documents to your intake appointment.

  • Insurance Card
  • Court Papers
  • Custody or divorce decree papers
  • AHCCCS ID
  • Proof of Income -- must be provided if applying for AHCCCS and the Sliding Fee Schedule

Application for Sliding Fee Scale

Fees:
Intake - $135.00
1 Hour Session - $85.00
Group Session - $52.00
Psychiatric Evaluation - $200.00
Medication Monitoring - $100.00

The receptionist may ask you if you will need access to an interpreter. If so, please let her know.
You may be asked to bring some or all of the following documents to your intake appointment.

◦Insurance Card
◦Court Papers
◦Custody or divorce decree papers
◦AHCCCS ID
◦Proof of Income

When you come in for your appointment you will meet with a Recovery Coach to gather some initial information.

Once your screening is completed you will meet with an Intake specialist.

The intake process will take approximately 2 hours and will include your first counseling service to help address the reason for which you are seeking services.

The types of services you would like to receive and cultural diversity will be discussed during your intake and a plan and duration of treatment will be developed.

After the intake is completed, you will be contacted in the near future by the Counselor that is assigned to you. If your insurance is AHCCCS, you will also be contacted by a Recovery Coach.

Contact Us

Customer Service:

It is the mission of Helping Associates, Inc. to provide quality behavioral Health Sevices, please contact our Customer Service at 520-836-1029 or
Toll Free 800-683-6733

TDD: Dial 711 then provide one of the numbers above for assistance.

CRISIS SERVICES

If this is a life threatening emergency please dial 911.

If you are calling after hours and are a current Helping Associates, Inc. member and you’re having a non-life threatening emergency and need to speak to the Therapist on call please call 520-560-9307. This number is for current Helping Associates, Inc. members only.

To contact Nursewise the 24 hour crisis line dial 1-866-495-6735.

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1901 N. Trekell Rd
Casa Grande, AZ 85122.
Phone: 520-836-1029
Dr, Joan McGillicuddy at
jmcgillicuddy@helpingassociates.com