Awards and Recognition

We're here to make lives better. So when we are recognized for our care plans or initiatives, we appreciate that it's our members who win.

Also see: Kaiser Permanente Awards

Group Health (Now Kaiser Permanente Washington) Awards

NCQA logoHighest Recognition Status for Medical Home, National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), 2013-17

Kaiser Permanente’s medical offices received the highest recognition status in 2017. The NCQA's Patient Centered Medical Home recognition program is the most widely adopted medical home model in the country.


eValue8 Health CareTop-Rated Plan in the United States, National Business Coalition eValue8 Survey, 2016

This survey, conducted in Washington by the Washington Health Alliance, is a tool used by business coalitions and employers to measure and evaluate health plan performance and includes questions about important health plan indicators. Our commercial HMO took the top-rated honors.


Highest Accreditation Status of "Excellent," National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2002 Through 2016 (Except 2015)

NCQA awards its highest accreditation status of Excellent to organizations with programs for service and clinical quality that meet or exceed rigorous requirements for consumer protection and quality improvement.


Community Checkup logoHighest Ranked Among Comparable Medical Groups, Washington Health Alliance Community Checkup, 2007 through 2015

This annual report highlights health care quality and value at medical groups across the state.


Excellence in Quality Award, Pharmacy Quality Alliance, 2015

Group Health Cooperative Medicare Advantage was one of three Medicare plans across the U.S. recognized for the highest level of combined achievement in overall performance and medication-use quality.


Healthcare Equality Index "Leader" Recognition, 2009 Through 2014

The index, published annually by the Human Rights Campaign, listed Group Health as a “leader” in its policies and practices affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered patients and their families.


AMGA Acclaim Award logoAcclaim Award, American Medical Group Association, 2010

Group Health Physicians was one of only 14 recipients in the country that has received this recognition for physician-led innovations that have transformed care.