Who can join?
Banner – University Care Advantage (BUCA) is a Medicare Advantage, HMO Special Needs Plan. BUCA has a Medicare contract and a contract with the Arizona Medicaid (AHCCCS) program.
To join BUCA, you must be entitled to Medicare Part A, be enrolled in Medicare Part B and the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System or AHCCCS (Medicaid), and live within one of our service areas. Our service areas include the following counties: Cochise, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz, Yavapai, and Yuma.
- *Effective 1/01/2019: Yavapai will no longer be part of our service area.
*Eligible beneficiaries must use network pharmacies to access their prescription drug benefit except under non-routine circumstances, and quantity limitations and restrictions may apply.
Individuals who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid can enroll at any time. There are several ways to enroll in our plan!
Speak to a licensed agent
Call our enrollment line and speak to one of our experienced agents. Our licensed agents will help you understand how our plan works and explain our benefit coverage. We can also arrange for in-person appointments.
- Enrollment Line: (877) 874-3938, TTY users should dial 711
- Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 7 days a week
Fill out our Enrollment Form and send to (see below for enrollment form):
Banner – University Care Advantage
2701 E. Elvira Road
Tucson, AZ 85756
This information is not a complete description of benefits. Call (877) 874-3930 (TTY: 711) for more information.
ATENCIÓN: Si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al (877) 874-3930 (TTY: 711).
This information is available for free in other languages. Please contact our Customer Care Center at (877) 874-3930, TTY users should call 711, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 7 days a week for additional information.
Banner – University Care Advantage (HMO SNP) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. ATENCIÓN: Si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al (877) 874-3930 (TTY: 711).H4931_Web_10152018 Pending