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How health insurance works

Deductibles. Copays. How to get the care you need. There’s a lot to consider when choosing — and using — a health plan. Learning these basics can help make it a little easier. 

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HMO vs. PPO plans: what's the difference?

Find out which plan type fits best with your health care needs and budget.

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5 health care terms to know

Understanding the basics can help you manage your costs — and avoid surprises. 

How Kaiser Permanente works

When you’re a Kaiser Permanente member, you get convenient, high-quality care designed to keep you healthy. See what our coordinated teams and connected care model can do for you and your family.

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What is Kaiser Permanente?

We offer care and coverage together to support your total health. See how that makes us different — and helps you thrive.

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What’s it like to be a member?

You deserve high-quality health care that’s simple, personalized, and hassle-free. At Kaiser Permanente, it is.


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Pharmacy services made easy

You’ve got many convenient ways to fill and manage your prescriptions — when and where it works best for you.

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Shop our plans

Compare all our health plan options, get a quote, and apply online. 

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Doctors and locations

Find top-notch doctors, specialists, and pharmacies near you. 

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Health and wellness resources

Discover new ways to thrive — in mind, body, and spirit. 

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