News Archive

Kaiser Permanente, a National Leader in Integrated Health Care and Coverage, Completes Acquisition of Group Health Cooperative
Feb. 1, 2017 — Group Health's more than 651,000 members and more than 6,000 employees are now part of Kaiser Permanente.

Kaiser Permanente Receives Washington Insurance Commissioner's Approval to Acquire Group Health Cooperative
Jan. 13, 2017 — The Commissioner's approval clears the way for transaction to close on Feb. 1.

'Best Place to Work' for LGBT Equality
Dec. 6, 2016 — Kaiser Permanente scores 100 percent perfect ranking on 2017 Corporate Equality Index.

New 2-Shot HPV Vaccine Protocol
Nov. 14, 2016 — Approach reduces barriers to life-saving vaccine; clinics prepared to answer questions.

New Online Services, ID Card for Medicare Part D Members
Oct. 7, 2016 — Members soon will have access to our new pharmacy benefits manager, OptumRx, with expanded online services.

Update Your Mobile Health App by Nov. 1
Oct. 3, 2016 — Our new pharmacy management system requires the latest version of our app.

Kaiser Permanente's Medicare Advantage Plan Among Highest-Rated Plans in the Country
Sept. 30, 2016 — Rating system emphasizes patient satisfaction, prevention, treatment and outcomes.

Volunteer Drivers Needed to Transport Seniors in South King County
Aug. 19, 2016 — Volunteer dirivers are needed for the Transportation Assistance Program to transport senior members to and from medical appointments.

Construction Begins on New Facility in Burien
Aug. 9, 2016 — New state-of-the-art medical center replaces existing, outdated structure.

Kaiser Permanente Rated Top Performing Plan in America
July 19, 2016 — NBCH's eValue8™ assessment tool recognizes Seattle-based plan based on quality, efficiency, and value.

Get Active and Play Safe With Pokemon
July 13, 2016 — Doctors like the activity of this popular game, as long as people do it safely.

Two More CareClinics Open in Bartell Drugs
June 23, 2016 — New walk-in clinics are opening in Alderwood and West Seattle.

CDC Names Kaiser Permanente Doctor Childhood Immunization Champion
April 20, 2016 — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the CDC Foundation recognized Dr. John Dunn for his work with childhood immunization.