Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage Plan Reviews

If you’re considering a Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage plan (Medicare Part C), you may be interested in reading some plan reviews.

We’ve compiled some information below about Kaiser Permanente and its Medicare Advantage plans for you to consider.

Reviews of Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage plans

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) uses a five-star rating system to review Medicare Advantage plans.1 One star represents a “poor” rating, and five stars represents an “excellent” rating.

Kaiser Permanente received a 2018 Overall Star Rating of five stars from Medicare. Kaiser Permanente’s health plan services and drug plan services each also received five stars from Medicare in 2018.2

Kaiser Permanente financial strength and company ratings

Some reviews of Kaiser Permanente Medicare plans and the company as a whole include:

  • BestCompany.com said “Kaiser Permanente is easily a recommended company for health insurance. They have so many different types of plans, including dental and vision coverage, and their member resources leave very little to be desired.”3
  • For four consecutive years, J.D. Power has ranked Kaiser Permanente the highest for Medicare Advantage member satisfaction.4
  • In 2017,credit rating agency FitchRatings gave Kaiser Permanente an A+ credit rating.5

About Kaiser Permanente

The roots of what is now Kaiser Permanente can be traced back to the Great Depression. Today, the organization serves nearly 12 million members across eight states and the District of Columbia.6

Kaiser Permanente is a managed care organization, meaning members can purchase a health insurance policy and receive care from a Kaiser hospital or medical center.

In addition to providing Medicare Advantage plans, Kaiser Permanente offers both individual and group insurance, along with charitable health coverage.  

Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage plans

Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage plans offer prescription drug coverage in addition to all the benefits covered by Medicare Part A and Part B.

Plans may also be available with no deductibles or copay requirements, and some Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage plans include memberships to a variety of health and wellness programs.

Kaiser Permanente sells Medicare Advantage plans in California, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Maryland, Oregon, Virginia, Washington and Washington D.C.

Shopping for Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage plans

To learn about Medicare Advantage plan options available in your area, including any that may be available form Kaiser Permanente, call a licensed insurance agent at TTY Users: 711 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


1 Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system. Star Ratings are calculated each year and may change from one year to the next.
2 Kaiser Permanente H2150 Medicare plan rating sheet. (PDF file). Retrieved from https://medicare.kaiserpermanente.org/medicare/pdfs/plans_current/mid_plan_rating.pdf.
3 Best Company. Kaiser Permanente Thrive. Retrieved Aug. 17, 2018, from https://bestcompany.com/health-insurance/company/kaiser-permanente.
4 J.D. Power. Medicare Advantage Plan Member Staisfaction Holds Steady as Enrollment Surges, J.D. Power Finds. (Jun. 21, 2018). Retrieved from http://www.jdpower.com/business/press-releases/2018-medicare-advantage-study.
5 Ratings as of October 12, 2017, and are subject to change. Retrieved from https://www.fitchratings.com/site/dodd-frank-disclosure/1030626.
6 Kaiser Permanente. About Kaiser Permanente. Retrieved from https://share.kaiserpermanente.org/about-us/about-kaiser-permanente.

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