Great news! Some of you might have heard that the contract between Sutter Health and Blue Shield expired at the end of 2016, despite ongoing negotiations. Well, we are pleased to report that Blue Shield of California and Sutter Health have agreed on a new three-year contract, effective January 1, 2017.
Health Net and Sutter Health also have agreed on a new one-year contract. Sutter now has agreements in place with all major health plans in California.