Blue Shield / Sutter Health - New Contract Announcement

January 29, 2015

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Una traduccion en espanol se encuentra al fondo de este mensaje.

To: UCSC Academic and Staff Employees
From: Lori Castro, Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor, Staff Human Resources;    Pamela Peterson, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Academic Personnel
Re: Blue Shield of California and Sutter Health Provider Negotiations

The University is pleased to announce that as of late last night, Blue Shield and Sutter Health have settled on a two-year contract.

Blue Shield of California today, January 30, 2015, announced the signing of a new, two-year contract with Sutter Health. Blue Shield is pleased to offer members access to Sutter Health providers and facilities as participating providers through December 31, 2016. Blue Shield apologizes that the contract negotiation took longer than expected and that customers and members experienced uncertainty or disruption. We also regret the worry that this has caused the campus community.

Blue Shield will be notifying all of its members of the development.

Thanks for all of your patience on this matter. 

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30 de enero de 2015

Para: Empleadas y empleados academicas/os y del personal de la UCSC

De parte de: Lori Castro, Vice Chancellor Asistente Interina, Recursos Humanos del Personal y Pamela Peterson, Vice Chancellor Asistente, Personal Academico

Sobre: Negociaciones entre Blue Shield de California y el Proveedor Sutter Health

La Universidad se complace en anunciar que anoche, Blue Shield y Sutter Health se han asentado en un contrato de dos anos.

Blue Shield de California anuncio hoy, 30 de enero de 2015, el acuerdo de un nuevo contrato de dos anos con Sutter Health. Blue Shield se complace en ofrecer a los miembros acceso a proveedores y servicios de Sutter Health como proveedores participantes a traves de 31 de diciembre de 2016. Blue Shield pide disculpa que la negociaciones del contrato tomaron mas tiempo de lo esperado y que clientes y socios experimentaron interrupciones o incertidumbre. Nosotos tambien lamentamos la preocupacion que esto ha causado a la comunidad del campus.

Blue Shield notificara a todo sus miembros del desarrollo.

Gracias por su paciencia en este asunto.