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Dedicated to a Higher Quality of Life

Pacific Associates is an IPA that is contracted with independent physicians and healthcare providers to manage healthcare needs of its members with an HMO health insurance plan. 

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Mission Statement

Pacific Associates IPA is committed to providing patient-centered quality medical care through an extensive and accessible network of healthcare professionals. It is our mission to continuously improve the standard of our medical practices and better harness modern resources to meet the health care needs of our members with accuracy and efficiency. 

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Who We Are

Pacific Associates IPA was created to deliver quality patient-centered healthcare to the growing population in Southern California. 

Who We Partner With

Pacific Associates IPA partners with healthcare professionals to constantly solidify our network of physicians to provide our communities with the best possible healthcare solutions.

Affirmation Statement

Pacific Associates Medical Group, Inc (PAMG)

Utilization Management (UM) decision making is based only on appropriateness of care and service and existence of coverage. PAMG IPA does not specifically reward practitioners or other individuals for issuing denials of coverage or service care.

PAMG IPA does not offer financial incentives to UM decision makers that encourage decisions that result in underutilization.

Our practitioners are ensured independence and impartiality in making referral decisions that will not influence hiring, compensation, termination, promotion 

any other similar matters.

Utilization Management

(323) 800-8283

For information related to the following:

  • Quality and Utilization Management Programs A copy of the criteria used for a referral decision

  • Members and Providers may request a copy of the criteria used in decision-making process

UM Communications

Utilization Management Staff are available from

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Friday to answer member and provider questions related to the authorization and referral processes.  An After-Hour nurse is available to assist Members after normal business hours and on the weekends. 

Telephone and Voicemail by Calling 

(323) 800-8283

Via Fax

(866) 574-0860

Pacific Associates IPA Affirmation Statement (pdf)

 
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Who's Eligible To Join Pacific Associates IPA?

To determine if you are eligible to join Pacific Associates IPA, please follow the simple steps below: 

  1. Check to see if you have a HMO health insurance plan.

  2. Check to see if your HMO health plan is one of our contracted Health Plan

  3. Check if your primary care physician is one of our contracted providers.

If you already have an IPA and want to switch over to Pacific Associates IPA, please contact your Health Plan and ask to switch your IPA to Pacific Associates under your current primary care physicians. 

Getting Started is Easy

Call Us To Chat

We’d love to hear from you to discuss your own unique needs

Book A Care Visit

A face-to-face assessment of your particular needs

Enjoy Our Quality Care

Be a part of Pacific Associates IPA and enjoy all the benefits our members are getting.

 
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Get In Touch With Us

Please contact us directly with any questions, comments, or scheduling inquiries you may have.

Address: 9900 Lakewood Street, Suite 103,

Downey, CA 90240

Phone: (562) 387-0403

Fax: (562) 396-0403

Office Hours

8:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday
On-Call - 24/7

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