Entries by CalCPA Health

Anthem Reaches Agreement With Sutter Health Network

Anthem Blue Cross Announces Multi-Year Agreement with Sutter Health This week Anthem Blue Cross announced that it worked closely with Sutter Health and came to an agreement for a new multi-year contract that provides Anthem members with continued in-network access to Sutter facilities and with affiliated physicians through December 31, 2022. This agreement means that […]

Healthy Hint #52

It’s 3 a.m. and you’re running a high fever. Everything hurts and your doctor’s office is closed. We’ve all been there – wondering whether to go to the emergency room … or wait? When you know it’s not a matter of life or death, an urgent care center or retail health clinic may be your […]

Healthy Hint #51

How does smoking hurt thee? Let me count the ways! As a major risk factor for many serious health problems, smoking is especially bad for your heart. When combined with other risk factors, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and being overweight or obese, smoking raises your risk for heart disease, the leading cause […]

Healthy Hint #50

Every November through December, you’re surrounded by food – lots of it. At the same time, the holidays can be very stressful if you’re hosting loved ones or missing them. Food plus stress is often a recipe for disaster, but there are steps you can take to beat holiday excess: Fill up on healthy snacks, […]

Healthy Hint #49

Ready to take the plunge into parenthood? You can start by preparing your body for baby. First, talk to your doctor and share any health conditions, lifestyle behaviors (such as smoking or alcohol use), and medication or vaccination history that might get in the way of either getting pregnant or having a healthy pregnancy. To […]

Healthy Hint #48

Sometimes, taking risks in life is smart – but not when it comes to your health. Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women in the United States. It can also be very treatable when caught early. In fact, because of higher rates of screening, more people survive breast cancer today […]