Kaiser Permanente's is a not-for-profit organization history goes back to 1933 in a small hospital in a town called Desert Center , California . But, in was formally founded in 1945 in Oakland , California . It was the result of efforts made by an industrialist Henry J. Kaiser and a physician Sidney R. Garfield. It is among the largest not-for-profit healthcare organization in the United States . It has more than 8.5 million health plan members.
Kaiser Permanente operates all over the US . Every-one of the eight regions comprise of two or three separate but interdependent entities, such arrangement has endured ever since its physicians and leaders decided to this framework, famous as the Tahoe Agreement (in 1955).
Kaiser Permanente has 37 medical centers and 400 medical offices spread over the country. Its operating revenues amount unto $31.1 billion.
Kaiser Permanente serves Health insurance plans for employers as well as Health insurance plans for families and individuals. It offers quality coverage at reasonable rates for individuals, families, as well as for groups. Also, it has a high quality workforce of physicians who work collectively to help your health to thrive.
Health insurance plans offered:
- Individual health insurance
- Family health insurance
- Child health insurance
- Small Group Health Insurance
- Large Group Health Insurance
Kaiser Permanente covers:
- Doctor visits
- Maternity Care
- Prenatal Care
- Hospital Care
- Physical, Vision, and hearing exams
- Prescription Drugs
- Emergency Services
|Type||Not-for-profit health plan,
For-profit medical groups
|Founder||Henry J. Kaiser
Sidney R. Garfield
|Headquarters||Oakland , California|
|Key people||George C. Halvorson, Health Plan CEO
Francis J. Crosson, Federation Executive Director
|Revenue (2005)||$31.1 billion USD|