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How to Join Pacific Associates IPA

Pacific Associates is an IPA (Independent Physicians Association) that contracted with independent physicians, healthcare providers to manage healthcare needs of its members with a HMO Health insurance plan. 

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. 

Group/Commercial Insurance

What is commercial/group insurance?

For information related to the following:

  • Individuals who purchase their own HMO health insurance.

  • Getting HMO health insurance coverage through employer.

Urgent Care Centers

Emmanuel Medical Clinic

7963 Van Nuys Blvd . Suite 101,

Panorama City, CA 91402

Phone: (818) 988-9818


Medicare Beneficiary

Pacific Associates IPA contracts with health plans that offer Medicare Advantage & Prescription Drug Plan.

Members can access the criteria used in decision making process by clicking on the following link:
Clients with Brand New Day contracts need to have the following:

Brand New Day Clinical Criteria-

Clients that have Bright Health Care aka Brand New Day or Central Health Plan also need to have this link posted:

Bright Health Plan Clinical Guidelines-

Educational Links

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Western Region Public Health Training Center (WRPHTC)

National AHEC Organization (NAO)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)

California Primary Care Association (CPCA)

National Health Service Corps (NHSC)

California State Office of Rural Health (CalSORH)

California State Rural Health Association

cal-PEN: UCTV Disaster Preparedness for Health Professionals Series


Need More Help?

Get in touch with Pacific Associates IPA agent and get all your questions answered. Click the button below to contact us or call (562) 387-0403

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