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One Member’s Journey with Tera—
Virtual-First Primary Care

Posted by on Aug 31, 2021 in Access, Digital Health, Network


Kathy is a Bay Area resident and program manager for Oakland Unified School District who is living with a chronic, long-term condition. Over the past year, she struggled to find engaged providers who offered care options that fit her needs, including the option of traveling less to access care.

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Virtual-first Primary Care Expands in the Bay Area

Posted by on Aug 23, 2021 in Access, Digital Health, Network


Tera, a virtual-first approach to primary care, is an innovative digital health model that was established by Sutter Health prior to the pandemic. With Tera, a dedicated medical team focuses on helping members live their healthiest lives. The Tera care team includes a primary care physician (PCP), licensed nurse, health coach, and nurse practitioner who all provide in-person or virtual care.

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Fifteen Sutter Health Plus Network Hospitals Among Best in California

Posted by on Jul 30, 2021 in Network, News, Quality


Fifteen hospitals in the Sutter Health Plus network achieved recognition as being among the best in California for 2021-2022 by U.S. News & World Report. Hospitals were scored on 32 clinical areas, including adult specialties, procedures, and conditions, and patient experience, patient outcomes, nursing quality, and the adept use of technology.

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Coverage and Care While Traveling

Posted by on Jul 21, 2021 in Access, Network


After more than a year at home, many Californians are ready to hit the road and do some traveling. Before heading out for your next big adventure, it’s important to know where to access care while away from home.

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Sutter Health Plus is Expanding in Nevada and Placer Counties

Posted by on Jun 24, 2021 in Access, Network

Sutter Health Plus Service Area


July 1, 2021, will mark the fifth service area expansion for Sutter Health Plus, offering coverage for two new ZIP codes in Nevada County and five new ZIP codes in Placer County effective July 1, 2021. The expansion gives employers and consumers in the expanded service area a new option for healthcare coverage with access to Sutter-affiliated providers.

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Sutter Health Named Top-Performing U.S. Health System

Posted by on May 13, 2021 in Network, News, Quality

As a provider-sponsored health plan, Sutter Health Plus is pleased to share IBM Watson Health recently announced its 2021 Fortune Media/IBM Watson Health Top Health Systems award winners, recognizing Sutter Health for helping provide high-quality care at a lower total cost.

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