Policy statements

The Permanente Federation has released official statements regarding a number of health care and public policy issues. These organizational statements are co-signed by executive medical directors of the Permanente Medical Groups as well as leaders of The Permanente Federation and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan. In addition, The Permanente Federation has announced partnerships and positions on several public policy issues, ranging from firearm injury prevention to the opioid epidemic.

June 25, 2020 – Kaiser Permanente invests $100 million to fight racism and promote equity

September 16, 2019 – Permanente Medical Groups release statement regarding Food & Drug Administration action on flavored e-cigarettes

May 2, 2019 – Kaiser Permanente joins National Academy of Medicine in fight against opioid crisis

November 14, 2018 – Kaiser Permanente joins more than 50 other major organizations in statement of support for transgender equality

April 9, 2018 – Kaiser Permanente commits $2 million to firearm injury prevention research

October 10, 2017 – Kaiser Permanente releases statement on its commitment to diversity & inclusion

September 22, 2017 – Permanente Medical Groups release statement on the future of health care reform

June 27, 2017 – Permanente Medical Groups release statement on the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017