Did you know that nicotine, the main chemical in tobacco, is just as addictive as heroin or cocaine? When tobacco is used to deliver nicotine—whether by inhalation, through cigarettes and vaping, or smokeless products, like chewing tobacco—it can result in cancer, emphysema, stroke, and heart disease. If you are ready to quit the nicotine habit, help is available.
Sutter Health Plus members now have access to Sanvello—an app offering clinical techniques to help dial down the symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression—anytime, anywhere.
Sutter Health Plus members in Vacaville and surrounding communities now have access to a new Sutter Walk-In Care location for convenient, same-day care for everyday health needs—with or without an appointment.
At Sutter Health Plus, our focus is on keeping members safe and healthy. This year, in addition to masking and social distancing, it is especially important to protect yourself and those around you from Influenza (flu) and flu-related illness by getting the annual flu vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone six months of age and older get an annual flu vaccine. Sutter Health Plus covers preventive care services, such as the yearly flu shot, at no cost share when provided by a participating provider.
Pat Arnold has a unique relationship with Sutter Health Plus. As a broker, he has been a partner since the health plan expanded coverage to the Bay Area in 2015. Over the past two years, Pat has continued his relationship with us in his current role selecting benefits for a large group employer and has also joined as a member.
Rob Carnaroli, Sutter Health Vice President of Sales, and Sean Donnalley, Account Executive, were recently featured on the award-winning “Carrier Calls” podcast, produced by LISI, a general agency partner. The podcast helps to shine a light on the many features and benefits of health plans in the marketplace so listeners can hear the latest from regional carriers.
For many parents, navigating back-to-school is very different this year. Whether your family is distance learning from home, in-person at school, or somewhere in between, it is important to keep children up-to-date on immunizations. By not delaying immunizations, children can be better protected against preventable diseases like measles and chickenpox, especially if they have a weakened immune system.
Summer is all about heading outdoors for fun activities, fresh air, and to soak in some Vitamin D from the sun. It’s important to remember that without protection, exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes. Over time, this can lead to skin cancer, which is the most common cancer in the U.S. Fortunately, most skin cancers can be prevented. Here are some of the best ways to help protect you and your family.
Since its launch six years ago, Sutter Health Plus has remained focused on giving our communities health plan options with access to the Sutter network.
U.S. News & World Report Names Six Hospitals in the Sutter Health Plus Network Among Best in California
Six hospitals in the Sutter Health Plus network achieved recognition as among the best in California for 2020-2021 by U.S. News & World Report. Hospitals throughout the state and in major metropolitan regions are ranked annually for performance across 26 adult specialties, procedures, and conditions.