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Sutter Health Plus Expands to Sonoma County Community

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Affordability

SHP Combined Map with Sonoma in Square Low Res 3-2-15Sutter Health Plus, an HMO health plan that serves the greater Sacramento and Central Valley areas, will now offer its competitively priced products in the Sonoma County community. The announcement comes after receiving final approval from the Department of Managed Health Care.

In January 2014, the not-for-profit Sutter Health network launched its own health plan as a way to partner directly with patients to manage their total health needs, including quality and cost of care.

“Today’s consumers demand more value for their health care dollars, and it’s very exciting to be part of the solution and
deliver access to a network of top-notch providers at a more affordable price,” said Steve Nolte, CEO of Sutter Health Plus. “Brokers and employer groups in our current service area tell us that we’re an attractive option based on price and access to Sutter Health doctors and care centers.”

The plan’s current client list includes large employers such as the City of Sacramento and County of Sacramento as well as small employer groups that diligently manage every penny paid toward employee benefits.

In Sonoma County, Sutter Health Plus’ network includes the new $284 million state-of-the-art Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital; Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation with care centers in Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park, Sebastopol and Healdsburg; Sutter Medical Group of the Redwoods; and Novato Community Hospital in Marin County.