Stable first quarter financial results support integrated care delivery with sustainable performance
Kaiser Permanente’s mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals (KFHP/H) are not-for-profit organizations, which means we do not have stockholders who profit from positive financial performance. As not-for-profit organizations, we devote our resources to advance our mission through investments in our integrated care delivery system.
For the first quarter ending March 31, 2018, KFHP/H reported combined operating revenues of $20.3 billion. Operating income was $1.1 billion and non-operating income was $336 million, resulting in net income of $1.4 billion for the first quarter. Our net income supports investments in our integrated care delivery system, including facilities and technology.
As of March 31, 2018, Kaiser Permanente’s membership totaled 12.2 million, increasing by approximately 472,000 members since Dec. 31, 2017.
Capital spending of $881 million in the first quarter reflects ongoing investments in facilities and technology.
In the first quarter, KFHP/H opened Tanasbourne Medical and Dental Office in Hillsboro, Oregon and a new medical office in Santa Clarita, California, in addition to embarking on other significant construction and renovation projects. This brings the total number of medical offices to 684, along with 39 hospitals, to support the needs of our members, patients and communities.
Our capital expenditures include investments in medical technology and digital capabilities to advance patient care — both in-person and virtual — to provide patients with greater choice and convenience in accessing Kaiser Permanente’s care and service.
Consistent with our not-for-profit mission, we devote significant resources to improve the health of the communities we serve. KFHP/H’s community health investments provide care for low-income individuals and underserved communities, reinforce community-based health partnerships, and support research and the training of health care workers.
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