As your community health insurance partner, we’re here to provide you with the personal attention and coordinated care that you deserve. We’re proud to have been serving our friends and neighbors since 1993.
At SummaCare, it's personal.
We know your health insurance coverage is vital to your overall well-being and peace of mind. Vital Coverage, SummaCare's bi-weekly blog is dedicated to bringing you the latest health insurance news, benefits and updates as well as health and wellness tips.
Informal caregivers are the backbone of long-term care provided in loved ones’ homes. Whether family members or friends, they play a vital role in providing assistance with a person’s social and health-care needs, such as managing a chronic condition or debilitating disability, bathing and dressing, preparing meals, grocery shopping, transportation and more.
But the truth is only when we first help ourselves can we effectively help others. As the saying goes...
We’re all taught from a young age that brushing and flossing your pearly whites helps prevent cavities, bad breath, stained teeth, and gum disease. But, did you know that good dental hygiene habits have a positive impact on your overall health?
It’s true. The mouth harbors up to 700 species of bacteria, second only to the gut. So when it’s not cared for properly, the mouth can negatively affect other body systems.
Poor dental hygiene not only...
“Early detection is the best protection” is a saying that has empowered people for decades to take charge of their health. It’s a phrase that rings true when it comes to just about any disease, but especially with breast cancer.
The 5-year survival rate for breast cancer is lower in advanced stages of the disease. Also, early detection remains one of the most effective strategies for preventing deaths from breast cancer.
Unfortunately, breast cancer is the...
As a regional, provider-owned health plan, SummaCare values the relationship between our members and their doctors. We are a part of Summa Health, an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes Summa Health System hospitals, its community-based medical centers, dedicated clinicians and SummaCare.