Group Health is now Kaiser Permanente
March 6, 2017
Now that the Kaiser Permanente acquisition of Group Health is complete, you probably have some questions about what this means for you and your employees. The information below will help you understand what to expect during the transition. We’ll keep you informed as we learn more, and we’ll update our website dedicated to information about the acquisition: kp.org/wa/kp.
Answers to your questions
Checks should be made payable as follows:
Prior to March 6, 2017
Group Health Cooperative or Group Health Options
After March 6, 2017
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington OR Kaiser Permanente Options
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington Options, Inc. OR Kaiser Permanente Options
Since both organizations are separate legal entities, we require separate payments from groups with both an HMO and PPO plan. For groups that elect to make payment via ACH or wire transfer, please be sure to note your group number to help expedite the processing of your payment.