Debbie Karman

$1M in grants from Kaiser Permanente Northwest will address high absenteeism rates in Ore., Wash. schools

Five nonprofits and two school service districts will work toward identifying solutions for the growing problem

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Kaiser Permanente Northwest has awarded more than $1 million in grants to seven local organizations, to help stem the tide of chronic absenteeism in Washington and Oregon schools that has made them among the states with the highest absenteeism rates in the nation. 

Kaiser Permanente Medicare Health Plans Receive Top Scores for Quality and Service

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released its Medicare star quality ratings today; Kaiser Permanente ranks among top-rated plans for the seventh consecutive year.

OAKLAND, Calif. — When she became eligible for Medicare, Linda Gummerson knew exactly what she wanted in a Medicare Advantage plan. As a member of the nation’s largest integrated health system for eight years prior, she knew she wanted to stay with Kaiser Permanente.


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