Kaiser Permanente Washington's Medicare Advantage health plan is the only health plan in the state to receive 5 out of 5 stars in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' 2020 Star Quality Ratings.*
The overall scores for the Medicare star quality ratings are based on major categories that include preventive care, care for chronic conditions, prescription drug services, customer service, and member satisfaction. The star ratings also measure health plans’ compliance performance.
Kaiser Permanente’s Medicare Advantage plans offer the unique experience of care and coverage combined where members have access to a fully integrated system of primary and specialty care, lab, radiology, pharmacy, and other providers. Kaiser Permanente’s medical group is consistently among the top-ranked medical groups in the state.**
* Every year, Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system. This Star rating applies to Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington.
** Washington Health Alliance 2018 Community Checkup report, wacommunitycheckup.org. Ranking applies to Kaiser Permanente Washington's medical group, Washington Permanente Medical Group, P.C. Ranking for previous years applies to then Group Health Cooperative's medical group, formerly named Group Health Permanente, P.C. and now named Washington Permanente Medical Group, P.C.