The San Juan IPA was founded in 1986 by a group of 21 community physicians to partner
insurance companies with the goal of improving the quality of care to patients while
decreasing the cost of care to those payers. Originally formed with a “Quality Assurance
the San Juan IPA has grown to over 256 members representing 39 specialties and sub-specialties
in 60+ offices across New Mexico, a HEDIS quality review function, a Credentialing
and a care management committee component.
As an NCQA-accredited organization, San Juan IPA’s core services of contracting and
credentialing are complemented by an array of expanding resources for the physician
helping keep practice costs low and quality of care high. We continually look for
promote new quality initiatives both within and outside the practice walls for patients
To ensure that a heath care delivery system is in place, which provides available,
accessible and adequate numbers of facilities, locations, and personnel for the provision
of health care services.
To ensure that a health plan members are provided covered services without regard
to race, color, creed, sex, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status,
sexual preference or physical or mental handicap.
To ensure that the SJIPA has in place the organizational and administrative systems
capable of messaging medical services contracts between providers and third party
To ensure that the quality of care to all patients continues at the highest level
of care possible.
Provide support for community health education and wellness.
2nd Annual FitKids Health Fair
San Juan IPA will be hosting its 2nd Annual FitKids Health Fair on Saturday, September
20, 2014 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Last year turned out great with approximately 600
parents and children in attendance. This event will again be held at San Juan College
in the Learning Commons. The target audience for this event is children and youth
ages 0-18 years in our community; however, everyone in the community is welcome to
participate. The objectives for the fair include:
Encouraging activity, exercise, and fitness
Promote nutrition and healthy eating habits
Provide resources for youth sports
Increase awareness for childhood health including preventive services
Improve community access to local, state, and national health services and resources