Posts by SutterHealthPlus

Virtual Access to Care and Coverage

Posted by on Jan 9, 2019 in Access

Do you recall a time when you felt under the weather and you didn’t want to leave the comfort of your couch or bed to drive to your doctor’s office, find parking and wait in the lobby? Today, you have a new option with
Sutter Health.

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New Sutter Walk-In Care Locations

Posted by on Dec 18, 2018 in Access, News

Sutter Walk-In Care clinics offer same-day care at the same cost share as a primary care visit.

Treatment for everyday care is now even more accessible for Sutter Health Plus members. Two new Sutter Walk-In Care clinics opened this month—and four more are scheduled to begin operations early next year.
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New Pharmacy Benefit Manager Coming in 2019

Posted by on Dec 11, 2018 in News

Effective Jan. 1, 2019, Sutter Health Plus is changing its pharmacy benefit manager to Express Scripts® from MedImpact. Express Scripts will manage the pharmacy benefits for our members, including retail, mail order and specialty prescription drugs, claims processing, and prior authorization requests.

Express Scripts focuses on delivering services that provide members with convenience and flexibility. The Express Scripts member portal and mobile app will allow members to:
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What Do Consumers Want from a Health Plan?

Posted by on Dec 7, 2018 in News

Rob Carnaroli serves as vice president of sales for Sutter Health Plus.

In this article published in the December 7, 2018 issue of BenefitsPRO, Sutter Health Plus Vice President of Sales Rob Carnaroli explains how brokers can recognize market demands to pair clients and their employees with the best health plan options available.

From the rush of open enrollment to keeping pace in an ever changing industry, brokers are constantly on the move. Connecting clients with the right benefit options comes from a deep understanding of emerging trends, new entrants, regional considerations and marketplace dynamics. Yet, the ability to best serve clients all comes down to one important question: What do consumers want from a health plan?

We reviewed data on consumer preferences in health care. After citing multiple studies from elite organizations including the American Academy of Family Physicians, Brigham Young University and the Kaiser Family Foundation, five core fundamentals stand out: convenient access points, quality care, affordability, easy-to-use online tools and member-centric customer service. Read More

Sutter Health Plus Network Physician Organizations Earn Awards for Patient Experience

Posted by on Nov 20, 2018 in Quality

Physician organizations in the Sutter Health Plus network received awards from the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA), a renowned industry leadership group in California. The following physician organizations were honored with a “top performer” recognition for patient-centered care, with average scores among the top 10 percent:
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