Welcome to Kaiser Permanente
At Kaiser Permanente, we know your organization has unique needs. That's why we offer a variety of provider networks, benefit options, and services for you to choose from. We'll work with you to develop a customized health program that's right for your employees and your budget, whether it features a single plan or a combination of several of our plans.
Top-rated health plans
Our commercial HMO was the highest-scoring health plan in the nation overall in the 2020 eValue8™ survey.1 And the Kaiser Permanente Medicare health plan in Washington has been highly rated for 14 consecutive years (2010–2023).2
Our Connect network supports our Virtual Plus plans by providing your employees with quality care from the high-performing physicians at Kaiser Permanente medical facilities.
- More than 1,100 Kaiser Permanente doctors3
- Over 35 medical facilities in Washington state4
- 9 community hospitals4
Our Core and Virtual Complete plans feature the Core HMO network, providing your employees with quality care from the high-performing physicians at Kaiser Permanente medical facilities and thousands of additional providers.4
- More than 1,600 Kaiser Permanente doctors and other clinicians3
- Over 35 Kaiser Permanente medical facilities and pharmacies4
- More than 16,000 additional network providers4
Our Access PPO plan gives your employees maximum choice with access to one of the state’s largest preferred provider networks — and it’s the only PPO plan that offers access to our high-performing health system at Kaiser Permanente medical facilities.
- Kaiser Permanente clinicians, medical facilities, and pharmacies
- More than 26,000 additional network providers4
- Access to most providers and designated pharmacies in our service area
- First Choice Health Network providers for Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington
- First Health network providers for all other states
- OptumRx network pharmacies nationwide
- Access to any other licensed provider at the out-of-network benefit level
Value and choice are highlights of our 3-tier Summit PPO plans. Your employees get the best value when they choose high-quality care from Kaiser Permanente doctors and preferred contracted providers. And when choice is most important, they have access to more than 1 million in-network health professionals anywhere in the United States.
- 3-tier plans offer extensive choice in providers and costs
- 16 standard, noncustomizable plans, with 4 health savings account (HSA) plans and 12 non-HSA plans
- Shared in-network deductible and out-of-pocket limits between tier 1 and tier 2 help lower costs
- Offer as a sole product or alongside a second Kaiser Permanente health plan product
- Self-funding and risk-sharing funding arrangements are available
Developed in collaboration with Delta Dental of Washington, our Health360 plan offers integrated dental benefits for whole body health. By combining a Kaiser Permanente health plan with a Delta Dental PPO plan, members enjoy access to high-quality Kaiser Permanente medical care and the nation’s largest contracted network of dentists in a single package. Enhanced benefits for members include:
- Extra annual dental care visits — at no additional cost — for members with qualifying health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, and pregnancy
- Increases to their annual dental plan maximum if they receive dental preventive care
- Bundled pricing, with one combined quote for a medical and dental package
- Single point of contact for many aspects of medical and dental plan administration
- Potential cost savings due to improvements in employees’ overall health5
1 Highest scoring among the 5 health plans included in the survey. Collaborating for Impact: eValue8™ 2020 Summary Report, Washington Health Alliance, August 2021. View the results at wahealthalliance.org.
2 Every year, Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system.
3 Washington Permanente Medical Group personnel records
4 OIC Provider Network Form A
5 Marjorie K. Jeffcoat, DMD, et al., "Impact of Periodontal Therapy on General Health: Evidence from Insurance Data for Five Systemic Conditions," American Journal of Preventive Medicine, August 2014, p. 166.