Community Health Associates

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Company Name: Community Health Associates
2851 S. Ave B.
Yuma, Arizona 85364
Contact Information:
Stephanie Crawford
Chief Administrative Officer
Year Incorporated or Founded:
State Incorporated or Founded:
Company Type:
Patient education/engagement service
Company Type - Other:
Outpatient Treatment Center
Corporate Structure:
Private for-profit
Description of Services:

A thorough clinical assessment identifies the person's strengths, needs, abilities, and preferences. Staff use this information to formulate an individualized service plan (ISP) that guides the treatment process from beginning to end. Methods used to treat substance abuse and mental health disorders include researched-based curricula and/or clinically proven approaches including motivational interviewing, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), cognitive-behavioral therapy, and brief solution-oriented treatment. Our Psychiatric Health Services are provided in our sites by M.D. Psychiatrists or by Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners face to face or by using "Tele-Psychiatry" which is state of the art private communication technology. Tele-psychiatry is the application of Telemedicine to the field of Psychiatry. It has been the most successful of all the telemedicine applications so far. Participants meet in a private office where they can see and speak to their Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner on a private monitor much like a large TV screen. Our staff work with the participant and if necessary with family members to make each tele-mental health session, personable, comfortable, and beneficial.

Mental/Behavioral health, Psychiatry
Ancillary Services:
Patient education, Patient engagement
Currently providing services in:
Healthcare professionals have licenses in:
Target(s) for services:
Community mental health clinics; Correctional facilities; Patients directly
Number of customers (hospitals, clinics) currently served:
Number part-time MD/DO telehealth professionals:
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After licensing and credentialing, average time to initiate services to new partner/customer:
1-3 months
Telemedicine systems used to connect to customers:
Electronic health records (EHR) incorporated in services:
How EHR interfaces with the EHR of the referring/consulting site:
As of 01/01/2015 we started using Avatar(Netsmart) for our EHR.
Company uses an electronic health record system that is certified by ONC:
Edition ONC HIT Certification Program company's EHR is certified for:
2014 Edition
Wait time for consultation for emergency services:
Not applicable
Wait time for consultation for nonemergent services:
Within 24 hours
Integrate clinical practice guidelines into teleconsultations and practice:
How clinical practice guidelines are integrated:
The Recovery Model is our standard. Empowered recovery is the backbone of what we do. We believe that "empowered recovery" comes from the individual and means that our staff are committed to helping individuals and families learn how they can fully manage their mental health illness or emotional and behavioral health problems.
Number of teleconsults performed 2012:
Number of teleconsults performed 2013:
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Provides Billing Services:
Yes, we do the billing
Payers billed:
Medicare, Medicaid, Private payers (e.g., Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, UnitedHealthcare, Aetna), Tricare
Teleproviders are physically located in:
Arizona, Florida
How teleproviders are recruited:
CIA uses a professional company to help recruit.
Company Payment Model:
Fee for service
Complies with HIPAA and HITECH:
Minimum monthly consultation requirement:
no minimum
Minimum number of hospital beds:
no minimum
Minimum number of ICU or NICU beds:
no minimum
Additional company information:

Our Mission is "To be a leader in developing and providing innovative, culturally competent, customer-directed, quality behavioral health services and to form community partnerships that make a difference in the lives of the people we serve."

Joined the Directory: 02/23/2015
Information Last Updated: 04/11/2019

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