Kaiser Permanente recognized for our approach to health care

NCQA recognition

How do you know the health plans you recommend will provide outstanding employee care? Health care ratings help. One such rating organization is NCQA —the National Committee for Quality Assurance —a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. On March 31, 2017, NCQA recognized all 25 Kaiser Permanente Washington medical offices as Level […]


Care and coverage for traveling members

Traveling Benefits

Kaiser Permanente’s national reach – care for 11.8 million members in 8 regions – likely means you’re getting questions from your clients about accessing care at Kaiser Permanente facilities while traveling.  Here are the quick facts: Kaiser Permanente Washington members are covered for emergency and urgent care while out of the area, no matter what […]


New leadership and new learning

Suellen Cholvin

By Suellen Cholvin, Director, Sales and Business Operations Spring is in full bloom and the change of seasons ushered in another change, too. I’m honored to now be serving as your Kaiser Permanente Washington Producer Relations business partner, and thrilled to lead our dedicated team that will help you better serve your clients. Communication is […]


Improvements to patient access are well underway this year

A key priority of Kaiser Permanente Washington in 2017 is improving patient access, and we’re already making good progress. We’ve added new walk-in clinics at our Puyallup, Port Orchard, and Tacoma medical centers. We already had established — and successful — walk-in clinics in Olympia and Silverdale. We also added three CareClinic by Kaiser Permanente at […]


Make sure you’re in compliance when promoting Medicare Advantage plans

Producer News

Kaiser Permanente is responsible for ensuring that producer websites and other marketing materials that include mention of our Medicare Advantage products are in compliance with all Medicare Marketing Guidelines. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires you—as a Medicare-certified agent—to follow the Medicare Marketing Guidelines outlined in Chapter 3 of the Medicare Managed […]