High Praise From Industry Experts
"As in previous years, Kaiser Permanente outshone its competition, receiving the top ranking of four stars in most categories. Most other HMO or PPO plans had no categories with four stars."
"State ranks health plans" -- San Jose Mercury News/Bay Area News Group February 2012
"Over time, a combination of teamwork, guidelines and computerized records has helped Kaiser achieve remarkable results . . . For example, in Northern California, Kaiser has reduced death from heart disease among its 3 million members so significantly that it is no longer the leading cause of death . . . death from heart disease is more than 30 percent lower among the Kaiser population than among Northern Californians who receive care through another insurer."
TIME.com, October 2011
" . . . Kaiser deserves considerable credit for delivering quality health care to millions of people in a cost-effective manner. It serves as a model of how health care should be delivered across the nation . . . "
Oakland Tribune/Bay Area News Group, March 14, 2011
"I haven’t seen a finer trauma center in my 40 years in the business.”
– Sacramento County Emergency Services Chief Bruce Wagner to the Sacramento Business Journal regarding KP South Sacramento’s trauma center.