Patients or community members interested in learning more about the expanded financial assistance and charity care policies may visit http://www.sutterhealth.org/communitybenefit/financial-assistance.html. The policies are available in more than 20 languages. Patients also may call 1-855-398-1633 or send a request to P. O. Box 619010, Roseville, CA 95661-9998, Attn: Charity Care Application.
Sutter Health has invested nearly $4 billion over the past five years to provide care for patients who couldn't afford to pay and support community health programs. In addition to charity care, Sutter Health's community benefit investment includes partnerships with community health centers to increase access to primary care and key social services, and meals for the hungry.
Sutter Health helps hold the line on healthcare price increases and makes services more affordable by improving care coordination; helping chronically ill patients avoid unnecessary emergency room visits and hospital stays through our specialized Advanced Illness Management program; standardizing processes and streamlining business functions; and offering our Sutter Health Plus health plan, which was created to help employers and consumers efficiently manage their total health needs.
About Sutter Health
Serving patients and their families in more than 100 Northern California cities and towns, Sutter Health doctors, not-for-profit hospitals and other healthcare service providers share resources and expertise to advance health care quality and access. The Sutter Medical Network includes many of California's top-performing, highest-quality physician organizations as measured annually by the Integrated Healthcare Association. Sutter-affiliated hospitals are regional leaders in cardiac care, women's and children's services, cancer care, orthopedics and advanced patient-safety technology. For more information about the not-for-profit Sutter Health network visit: sutterhealth.org | facebook.com/sutterhealth | youtube.com/sutterhealth | twitter.com/sutterhealth
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