Blue Shield, Sutter Health Reach Agreement for 2002
Sacramento-based Sutter Health has renewed a contract with San Francisco-based Blue Shield of California to provide health services for the insurer's Northern California members in 2002, the Sacramento Bee reports. Under the agreement, more than two dozen physician groups and hospitals affiliated with Sutter will provide care for 41,000 Blue Shield members. Blue Shield has 2.3 million members statewide (Ferraro, Sacramento Bee, 9/7).This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.