(916) 965-4000 Appointment

Patient Resources Summit Orthopedic Specialists

Patient Resources

At Summit Orthopedic Specialists, we are committed to providing high quality, patient-centered care. We know your time is important. That's why we've tried to provide helpful information and resources to make your visit with us more valuable and efficient. Here you will find useful patient links.

Payment FAQ


We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Checks, and CareCredit.


CareCredit is an available financing option used to pay for treatments and procedures that typically are not covered by insurance. CareCredit may also be used to pay for deductibles and co-payments. Prospective Cardholders may apply by phone at (800) 365-8295 or online at CareCredit.com/Apply. For more information, reach out to our Front Desk for a CareCredit Brochure or contact our Billing Department at (916) 965-4000.

Patient Resources - Summit Orthopedic Specialists Sacramento


Yes! For balances of $300 or more, we have short-term payment plans available. Please contact our Billing Department at (916) 965-4000 for additional information.


Patients may view or pay bills online by registering for the Patient Portal. Sign up today! Visit our website's Patient Portal here to register, contact us at (916) 965-4000, or stop by our Front Desk for more information.

Patient Resources - Summit Orthopedic Specialists Sacramento


Whether it's a routine checkup or emergency surgery, you shouldn't have to worry about how to get the best medical care. That's why we're pleased to accept the CareCredit healthcare credit card. CareCredit lets you say “yes” to recommend treatment and pay for it in convenient monthly payments that fit your budget.

CareCredit is the healthcare credit card designed exclusively for healthcare services with special financing options.* With CareCredit, you can use your card for all of your follow-up care as well as annual checkups. Learn more by visiting www.carecredit.com or contacting our office. Ready to apply? Apply Online for your CareCredit card today.

*Subject to credit approval. Minimum monthly payments required. Ask us for details.

Insurance Providers We Work With


  • Dignity Health – Mercy Medical Group
  • Dignity Health – Woodland Healthcare Medical Group
  • Hill Physicians Medical Group
  • River City Medical Group
  • SMF – Sutter Independent Physicians
  • SMF – Sutter Medical Group


  • Aetna
  • SMF – Alignment Health Plan
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BCBS (Out-of-State) – Blue Card Network
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MediCal Replacement Plans (NO straight MediCal)**
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Replacement Plans**
  • Palmetto – Railroad Medicare
  • Sutter Health Plus
  • Tricare West – Health Net Federal Services (Prime & Select)
  • TriWest
  • United Healthcare
  • Western Health Advantage
Medical Record Request Paperworkarrow right
Patient Resources - Summit Orthopedic Specialists Sacramento

Patient Instructions for Medical Record Requests

At Summit Orthopedic Specialists, we’re dedicated to providing patients exceptional care and service. To that end, we’ve partnered with ChartRequest to streamline the release of medical, billing, and imaging records.

Effective March 6, 2023

All record requests must be submitted online at https://app.chartrequest.com/summitorthopedicspecialists Want to get a head-start? Visit this page and create your account today.

Why Should You Use ChartRequest?

HIPAA and other regulations governing the release of information help protect patient privacy and security, but the tradeoff is additional labor and time-consuming processes that can delay the fulfillment of crucial record requests.

Fast Request Turnaround

Reducing the amount of time required to fulfil each request with ChartRequest helps us begin working on your request sooner.

Secure & Compliant Transmission

With more than a decade of experience, ChartRequest takes extensive measures to ensure patient privacy and security.

Support to Ensure Success

With an omni-channel support team and a simple user interface, ChartRequest makes it easy for anybody to request records.

Painless Request Submission

Save the custodians you request records from most frequently to speed up your future request submissions.

Automated Audit Log Collection

ChartRequest tracks every interaction with each request to build a full accounting of disclosures available to download anytime.

Real Time Status Updates

You can effortlessly check the status of your record requests online anytime at app.chartrequest.com/status

Partnership with ChartRequest will simplify compliance and streamline request fulfillment to help us deliver medical, billing, and imaging records without delay.

Surgery Planning Process
What to Expect

Patient Instructions for FMLA/Disability Paperwork Requests

Summit has partnered with HealthMark Group to ensure the most accurate and timely completion of FMLA and/or Disability forms for our patients.

Patient Resources - Summit Orthopedic Specialists Sacramento

How Do I Make a Form Request?

Requests may be submitted electronically to HealthMark’s Request Portal. Once logged in, select “Submit Request” from the menu options and enter all required fields to submit a valid authorization. Each form requested for completion will require a $35 fee to be paid directly to HealthMark. Estimated turnaround time for form completion will be 48-72 hours. If you provide HealthMark with your email address, you will receive a response directly from HealthMark notifying you of the prepayment invoice for your form. After payment has been made, the completed forms may be downloaded directly through HealthMark’s website, or provided directly to you through an agreed to delivery method (i.e. secure email, mail, etc.).

Any Questions?

Please log in to HealthMark’s Request Portal for status updates or to chat with support. If you have any questions, you may contact HealthMark directly at 972-895-2138 or email fmla@healthmark-group.com.

Patient Resources - Summit Orthopedic Specialists Sacramento

6620 Coyle Avenue, Ste 303, Carmichael, CA 95608

In-office arthroscopy. Robotic-assisted surgeries. Versatile non-surgical alternatives. At Summit Orthopedic Specialists, we offer our patients in Sacramento orthopedic surgery and solutions at the leading edge of the industry. Learn how peak care leads to peak performance with a consultation today.

By submitting this you agree to be contacted by Summit Orthopedic Specialists via text, call or email. Standard rates may apply. For more details, read our Privacy Policy.