Kaiser Permanente’s participation in Medicaid is core to our mission to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. This critical program provides health coverage to over 1 in 5 Americans, including 1 out of every 3 children. Millions of eligible low-income adults, children, pregnant women, elderly adults, and people with disabilities depend on Medicaid for their health coverage.
Kaiser Permanente supports the following Medicaid guiding principles:
To support these principles, we advocate for policies that:
1 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 2019.
2 United States Census Bureau, 2019.
3 Kaiser Family Foundation, 2019.