Kaiser Permanente is recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. We currently serve more than 10 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia. Founded in 1945, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. Car e for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert medical teams are supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, care delivery and chronic disease management.