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

What forms of payment are accepted?

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

What is CareCredit and how do I apply?

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 For more information, reach out to our Front Desk for a CareCredit Brochure or contact our Billing Department at (916) 436-9433.

Does Summit Orthopedic Specialists offer Payment Plans?

Yes! For balances of $300 or more, we have short-term payment plans available. Please contact our Billing Department at (916) 436-9433 for additional information.

How do I view or pay my bill online?

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


CareCredit health, wellness and beauty credit card

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 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.

CareCredit Card

Insurance Providers We Work With

Medical Groups/PPG

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

Medical Network

SMF – Alignment Health Plan
Anthem Blue Cross
Blue Shield
BCBS (Out-of-State) – Blue Card Network
Health Net
MediCal Replacement Plans (NO straight MediCal)**
Medicare Replacement Plans**
Palmetto – Railroad Medicare
Sutter Health Plus
Tricare West – Health Net Federal Services (Prime & Select)
United Healthcare
Western Health Advantage

Workers’ Comp

Gallagher Bassett
Liberty Mutual
State Compensation Insurance Fund
The Hartford
US Department of Labor
York Risk Services
Zurich Insurance