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AHCCCS is now sending AHCCCS members personalized program reminders and updates to help guide members through the application process via SMS texts, automated voice calls, and/or emails.

To receive these communications, AHCCCS members need to provide their phone number and/or email address in their HEAplus account at

AHCCCS Connect may send members reminders about the following:

  • AHCCCS applications,
  • Reporting changes (i.e., contact information), and
  • Annual AHCCCS renewals.

AHCCCS Connect sends SMS texts and voice calls from 1 (888) 831-7585 or 1 (602) 417-7800 and emails will come from

timeline of text and email communications to members

Frequently Asked Questions

What is this service?

AHCCCS Connect sends personalized messages to:

  1. Guide AHCCCS members through the application/annual renewal process, and
  2. Notify members of important dates and actions regarding their AHCCCS coverage.

Who is this service for?

This service is for anyone applying for AHCCCS or KidsCare, and all enrolled AHCCCS members.

How do AHCCCS Members receive text or email messages?

When someone applies for AHCCCS, their email address and cell phone number will be added to AHCCCS Connect.

If a member believes their contact information is not correct, they can sign into their Health-e-Arizona Plus account at, create a new HEAplus account, or call 1-855-HEA-PLUS (1-855-432-7587) to ensure their contact information is up to date.

If AHCCCS already has the member’s cellphone number, AHCCCS will send SMS texts unless the member opts out. If we don’t have the member’s cell number, we’ll contact them by email or voice call, depending on the information AHCCCS currently has for the member.

How do AHCCCS members opt out?

Members can cancel at any time by texting "STOP" to the phone number that sent them the text, following the voice prompts provided during automated voice calls, or by calling 1-855-HEA-PLUS (1-855-432-7587) to opt-out.

Can AHCCCS members rejoin after opting out?

Yes, members just need to text the keyword “START” to the phone number that sent them the text.

Does it cost me money?

It depends on the member’s mobile carrier. Standard message and data rates may apply.

What are the privacy standards and mobile terms?

Members can view the mobile terms of service and privacy policy on

  1. Visit
  2. Click on “Help” in the top right-hand side of the page.
  3. Click on “Forms.”
  4. In the search bar type “Privacy Policy” or “Mobile Terms of Service.”
  5. Click on the PDF to view the policy.

Is this a scam?

AHCCCS sends official messages by text, email, and phone call. We will never ask for personal or identifiable information. It is important to be vigilant and aware of possible scams online, and never disclose personal information unless members can verify who they are talking to.