AzCRH Navigator Consortium

Health insurance coverage is still mandatory or pay a tax penalty. Make a free appointment to review your options .


Az Center for Rural Health Navigator Consortium

The Arizona Center for Rural Health (AzCRH) received a 3-year grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ( to connect people with local help on the coverage options and financial assistance available at The AzCRH Navigator Consortium includes Arizona Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), Rural Health Clinics, Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) and other organizations and partners. AzCRH helps Arizonans enroll in health insurance coverage including Medicaid, KidsCare and the Marketplace.  Download the complete grant PDF    Versión en español


► For questions or assistance enrolling in coverage, contact Alyssa Padilla at: (520) 343-9821.

► For media inquiries, please contact Daniel Derksen at: (520) 626-3085.

The Affordable Care Act & You: important information about ACA coverage » Click for PDF

Getting covered is good for rural America   « Click for PDF

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AzCRH Navigator Consortium: By the Numbers

Open enrollment is now here for 2016-17! The University of Arizona/Center for Rural Health (AzCRH) has certified staff (Navigators) who can answer your questions and help you enroll in health insurance coverage. They are available for group presentations and to assist individuals in understanding and enrolling in health insurance coverage. All Navigator services are free of charge.

After more than six years' hiatus, KidsCare is now finally available as a health coverage choice for working families. This is exciting news for Arizonans who have been waiting for an affordable option for medical insurance for their children. » See more.

AzCRH Navigators provide the following services:

  1. Raise awareness, provide education, and disseminate enrollment information, education and materials through public presentations, community events or to individuals by appointment
  2. Help people understand the Affordable Care Act and how it affects them.
  3. Provide free, expert help enrolling or re-enrolling in a health plan.


[Click for "By the Numbers" PDF]


Reporting Consumer Fraud 

You can submit a report of suspected fraud to any of the following entities:

HHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG)
Contact to report that a consumer's information was used to enroll someone else in the Marketplace.
Online: HHS OIG Fraud Hotline
Phone: 1-800-HHS-TIPS (1-800-447-8477); TTY 1-800-377-4950
Washington, DC 20026

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) 
Contact to report identity theft.
Online: Secure Complaint Form
Phone: 1-877-ID-THEFT (1-877-438-4338); TTY 1-866-653-4261

Arizona Department of Insurance (ADOI)
Contact ADOI to report agent/broker fraud per guidance located here:

Federally-facilitated Marketplace Call Center
Contact to report a complaint about an assister.
Phone: 1-800-318-2596; TTY: 1-855-889-4325 (all languages available)


AzCRH Navigators:  

Amaury Gama

Amaury Gama
Health Educator-Navigator
Mobile: 520-449-9749
Serving Santa Cruz, Pima and Cochise Counties

Maria Losoya

Maria Losoya
Health Educator-Navigator
Mobile: 520-449-3812
Serving Santa Cruz, Pima, and Cochise Counties

Alma Ramirez Alma Ramirez
Health Educator-Navigator
Mobile: 520-343-5978
Serving Maricopa County
Ariel Tarango Ariel Tarango
Health Insurance Navigator
Mobile: 520-343-0660
Serving Pinal, Gila, Yavapai, Mohave, Apache, Navajo, and Maricopa Counties
Lizbeth Vasquez Lizbeth Vasquez
Health Educator-Navigator
Mobile: 520-576-2400
Serving Yuma and La Paz County


Presentations from the ACA tribal training, August 2016, done in collaboration with the Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers: