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New Partnership with Word & Brown

Posted by on Sep 25, 2019 in Access, News

Sutter Health Plus and the Word & Brown General Agency are now working together to present Sutter Health Plus small group plans to brokers. This relationship aims to expand brokers’ access to compare benefit plans, prices, and provider networks in Northern California.

“As brokers gear up for open enrollment, this new relationship gives them greater access to the Sutter Health network and offers their small group clients affordable coverage throughout Northern California,” said Rob Carnaroli, vice president of Sales at Sutter Health Plus.

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Four Ways Healthcare Access is Changing

Posted by on Sep 18, 2019 in Access, Digital Health, Innovation, People

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

In this article published in the September 17, 2019 issue of BenefitsPRO, Sutter Health Plus Vice President of Sales Rob Carnaroli explains trends in how people shop for and access health care.

As we head into fall open enrollment season, it’s important for brokers to pause and scan the marketplace for their clients. In Northern California, the global center of technology and innovation, we’re seeing clear trends in how people shop for and access health care. The single marketplace differentiator is convenience for consumers.

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Sutter Health Plus Network Physician Organizations Repeat Elite Honors

Posted by on Sep 17, 2019 in Network, News, Quality

The America’s Physician Groups (APG) Standards of Excellence member survey recently recognized physician organizations in the Sutter Health Plus network with top honors.

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Men’s Health: Preventive and Proactive Measures

Posted by on Aug 29, 2019 in Access, Feature, Health and Wellness

For many men, it can take a near emergency to prompt a trip to the doctor. In fact, men are a third less likely than women to schedule routine preventive care exams and screenings (1). Some wait until health symptoms are persistent before seeking medical care. Others may feel uncomfortable during a regular checkup, fear an unpleasant diagnosis or think they are simply too busy. It’s important to make time for health, wellness and self-care—even if you feel healthy.

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Pharmacy Benefits: More than Just Prescription Coverage

Posted by on Aug 21, 2019 in Access, Digital Health, Feature, Innovation, Network

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Sutter Health Plus partners with Express Scripts® for prescription drug benefits, including retail, mail order and specialty prescriptions. As the largest independent manager of pharmacy benefits in the United States, members have access to more than just prescription drug coverage.

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U.S. News & World Report Names Seven Hospitals in the Sutter Health Plus Network Among Best in California

Posted by on Aug 13, 2019 in Network, News, Quality

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Seven hospitals in the Sutter Health Plus network achieved recognition as among the best hospitals in California for 2019-2020 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual rankings rate top hospitals in the state and in major metropolitan regions, according to their performance across 25 adult specialties, procedures and conditions.

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Three Reasons to Consider Shopping Health Plan Options at Open Enrollment

Posted by on Aug 7, 2019 in News, People

Rob Carnaroli, Health Plan Products Vice President of Sales, Sutter Health

In this article published in the Sacramento Business Journal, Silicon Valley Business Journal and San Francisco Business Times, Rob Carnaroli, Sutter Health Vice President of Sales for Health Plan Products, discusses trends in the health plan marketplace and why employers should shop around.

Over the last few years, we have seen tremendous growth in innovative products, new trends in health plan financing models, and mega-mergers and acquisitions in healthcare. With constant movement in the marketplace, open enrollment provides an ideal opportunity to consider shopping your health plan options.

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