Northern California’s Largest
Hill Physicians is the largest independent medical group in Northern
California. This extraordinary size provides you with more choice of doctors and more confidence that
you've selected a medical group that has expertise in almost every health condition. That's important because
when you select a medical group, most of your care comes from doctors within that group.
With Hill Physicians, your primary care doctor has complete freedom to refer you
to a Hill specialist, without any medical group review required. This provides rapid access to specialists to
discuss your needs.
Members also enjoy direct access to Hill-affiliated OB/GYNs, vision or mental
health professionals. And our members can directly request pharmacy consultations, nutritional counseling and
support from Hill Physicians' nurses for when dealing with a complex health issue.
Online Appointments, Refills
We’ve made it easier to request appointments, get prescriptions and view many lab
results online. Just register for free RelayHealth service and choose a participating physician, and
you will be able to take care of many routine requests without picking up the phone.
In addition, all
Hill members can create a secure Personal Health Record for 24/7 access to medical information. This makes it
easier to access and update vital health information from anywhere -- home, work or even on the road in an
& Urgent Care
Hill Physicians has agreements with more than 50 urgent care centers and
exceptional hospitals, including some great choices near you.
Comprehensive Health Programs and
As the largest independent medical group in California, our
clinicians offer a wide variety of health and support programs. These services are in addition to what’s
provided by your health plan – giving you more ways to get healthy and stay healthy.
Our members enjoy the little extras that can help improve your quality of
life and overall health on a daily basis.
Discounts on massage and yoga.
Discounts on home delivery of organic produce.
Low-cost trials of acupuncture or chiropractic care (for some conditions, even
if not in your health plan benefits package).
Online services to request appointments, refills and see many lab results…and
Hill Physicians is the only independent medical group in California
to be recognized as an “Elite” medical group and as a “Top Performer” medical group, as measured by two
leading healthcare associations. These scores mean you can choose Hill Physicians with confidence.
Learn More about Medical
Doctors join together into various medical groups to provide
care. But medical groups are made up of many different kinds of doctors and many different physician
Think of the medical group as a big team that stands behind your
doctor and supports you in your health. Because each medical group is different, your choice of a group can
impact your care. For example all medical groups:
Checks that its doctors give care that’s been proven to
Sets the rules for you to “get an ok” (a referral) to see
specialists and get other care.
Sometimes decides the steps doctors must follow
to diagnose and treat health problems.
Checks the training and experience of new
Decides where you go for hospital care and other
medical services (along with your plan). Provides the network of primary care doctors and specialists that
will take care of you.
Your own doctor probably belongs to one or more medical groups. So,
even when you find the plan and doctor you want, it’s important to choose Hill Physicians if you want to
receive the additional advantages of Hill membership.
How Can I Tell My Current Medical Group
If you already have HMO, Medicare Advantage or managed Medi-Cal
coverage, you already have a medical group. Take a look at your membership card. You should see
the name of your doctor and a separate listing for a medical group.
If you don’t see Hill Physicians listed as your medical group, you can easily
switch with any change in your cost or interruption in your insurance coverage.
Available doctors, hospitals and services may vary based on type
of coverage and your home or work location. Discuss hospital preferences with your primary care physician.
The hospital names shown are for informational purposes and no endorsement is implied. In an emergency, call
911 or go to the nearest emergency room. For more information on your benefits, co-pays, deductibles, out-
of-pocket costs or other available facilities, consult your health plan. Value-added services are subject to
change. All facility names, word marks and brands are the property of their respective trademark