Expanding access to care for all people

Blood pressure or cholesterol tests can only tell us a part of the community health story. The health of a community and its residents can be measured its access to the health care resources, fresh foods, and healthy environments they need to thrive, regardless of age, income or insurance status.

Healthy People

These programs help to ensure every community member has access to the high-quality care they deserve regardless of insurance status.

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    Grantmaking

    The Kaiser Permanente Southern California Grants Program provides support to nonprofit organizations, government entities, and other institutions.

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    Medi-Cal Fee-for-Service

    Kaiser Permanente is an active participant in Medi-Cal managed care and our Fee-for-Service program provides care to Medi-Cal beneficiaries who are not Kaiser Permanente members but who may find it necessary to receive emergency care at one of our facilities.

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    Medi-Cal Managed Care

    Kaiser Permanente works with the state and local health plans and government entities to provide comprehensive health care services to Medi-Cal managed care members.

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    Medi-Cal Programs

    The California Medi-Cal program provides health care coverage for some of the most vulnerable populations in the state and Kaiser Permanente participates in the Medi-Cal program to provide high quality care to enrolled beneficiaries in all 25 counties currently served by the health plan.

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    Medical Financial Assistance Program

    Our Medical Financial Assistance program (MFA) provides temporary financial assistance for qualifying patients who need help paying for care or medication they receive in Kaiser Permanente's medical facilities.

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    The Safety Net

    To reduce disparities in health care and in keeping with our mission to improve the health of the communities we serve, Kaiser Permanente Southern California provides support for community clinics, public hospitals, and local health departments.

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    Thriving Schools

    Thriving Schools helps students, staff and teachers focus on making healthy choices through initiatives like improving school lunches and increasing opportunities for physical activity.