For individuals and families who travel more than 100 miles from their home, WHA plan members will be eligible for assistance with medical consultations and referrals from Assist America at mywha.org/travel. There is also a 24-hour nurse line to answer general health questions and referral to nurses with more specific knowledge of disease management.
For 2017, Sutter Health Plus will be offering individual and family plans that mirror the standard benefit designs outlined by Covered California. These HMO plans, offered only by Sutter Health Plus, are not eligible for the ACA Premium Tax Credits. They will be offering the standard benefit design Platinum coinsurance, Gold coinsurance, Silver and Bronze health plans in the Sacramento Valley and Bay Area counties.
A new member who is currently receiving treatment, or an existing member whose physician is leaving or left the Sutter Health Plus network, may request to temporarily remain with their current treating physician for certain medical conditions.