Sutter, Aetna Seek To Streamline Health Care Experience With Partnership
“More often than not, the relationship between payers and providers can frequently be duplicative. I think in a partnership like this, we can be very focused and we can really leverage our respective resources and expertise to really the benefit of the community,” said Phil Jackson, CEO of health plan products for Sutter Health.
San Francisco Business Times:
Sutter Health, Aetna Announce New Northern California Health Plan
Sutter Health and Aetna Inc . are launching a jointly owned health plan for Northern California, in the first time that Aetna (NYSE: AET) has entered a joint partnership with a health system in California. Sacramento-based nonprofit Sutter and Hartford, Connecticut-based Aetna anticipate offering self-insured commercial products starting mid-2018 in the greater Sacramento area, Central Valley and Bay Area, as well as fully insured preferred provider organization products to follow in early 2019, pending regulatory approval. (Patton, 6/13)