Kaiser Permanente announces huge expansion in Baltimore region, with plans for 10 new facilities
Kaiser Permanente announced plans Tuesday a big expansion the Baltimore market as the health insurer triples the number of health care centers in the area and add tens of thousands of new patients in the next decade.
Kaiser said it would invest and spend a combined $13 billion by 2028 to increase the number of Kaiser centers in the Baltimore region to 15 from 5 in an effort to expand coverage to an estimated 200,000 people from about 64,000 today.
“Kaiser Permenante is a health system, not just an insurer,” said Gracelyn McDermott, executive director of account management for Kaiser. “Our strength is in our integrated model, our coordinated care. Our physicians and providers work together to treat members. ... It’s really about providing easier access to care not only where people live and work, and that access is what is going to drive member growth.”
Source: The Baltimore Sun