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The Number of Kaiser Foundation Patients per 
Kaiser Permanente Physicians
Members of the Kaiser Permanente Reform Committee have found: 

NOTE - THIS DATA WAS CREATED SEVERAL YEARS AGO. THE ACTUAL FIGURES ARE PROBABLY LOWER OR THEY COULD BE SLIGHTLY HIGHER

Southern California; 

3.1 million members 
3600 physicians = 861 members/physician 
47300 employees = 66 members/employee 
11 medical centers = 281818 members/center 

Northern California; 

3.2 million members 
4694 physicians = 681 members/physician 
54300 employees = 59 members/employee 
17 medical centers = 188235 members/center 

Kaiser Northwest

450,000 members
650 physicians = 692 members/physician
1 medical center = 450,000 members/center

The pertinent Kaiser Permanente self reported information is as follows: 

Kaiser Permanente is a not-for-profit, prepaid, group practice health maintenance organization 
(HMO), founded in 1945. The Kaiser Permanente Southern California Region has more than 
3.1 million members. It includes 3,600 physicians in the Southern California Permanente 
Medical Group (SCPMG) and 47,300 Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals and medical 
group employees. The Region is served by 11 major medical centers. The Kaiser Permanente 
Northern California Region has almost 3.2 million members. It includes 4,694 physicians in 
The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG) and 54,300 Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals 
and TPMG employees. The Region is organized into six service areas served by 17 major medical centers. 

http://www.kaiserpermanente.org/

Kaiser Hawaii 

235,000 members 
350 physicians = 671 members/physician 
4000 employees = 59 members/employee 
I medical center = 235,000 members/medical center 

http://starbulletin.com/2003/08/16/business/story1.html

Kaiser is Hawaii's second-largest insurer, with 350 physicians, 4,000 employees and 235,000
members statewide. It operates 16 outpatient clinics as well as its  Moanalua Center. 


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