Year after year, Kaiser Permanente is recognized locally and nationally for our commitment to high-quality care. Here’s what the country’s leading health care authorities are saying about Kaiser Permanente:
Highest-rated Health Plans

Among the highest-rated commercial health plans in Hawaii

Of the health plans reviewed by the National Committee for Quality Assurance in Hawaii, we were one of only two commercial plans in the state to earn the highest rating. This is also the second consecutive year our Medicare and Medicaid plans received the top rating.1

Best Doctors

Top-notch doctors

174 of our physicians in more than 50 specialties were named among the nation’s medical elite by one or both of the 2016 Best Doctors and Castle Connolly Top Doctors lists. They were selected by their peers to join a coveted list of the most respected doctors in Hawaii, and the ones that other top doctors would trust for their loved ones and themselves.2


Ranked No. 1 in the most quality measures

We ranked No. 1 in 34 of 48 HEDIS (Healthcare Effectiveness Data Information Set) Prevention and Treatment measures, including those for breast and cervical cancer screening; diagnosis and treatment services for diabetes and hypertension; family care services for prenatal/postpartum and well-child immunizations and care; and care management for behavioral health conditions.3

gold plus

High marks from the American Heart Association

Our Moanalua Medical Center received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure and Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Awards from the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association. Gold Plus is the highest distinction, recognizing consistent compliance with best-practice standards of care for a full year.4

1Commercial plans received 4.5 out of 5.0 rating. Medicare and Medicaid plans received 5.0 out of 5.0 ratings. NCQA’s Commercial/Medicare/ Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Ratings, 2015-2017.

2Excerpted from the Best Doctors in America 2015-16 and Castle Connolly Top Doctors databases. For more information, visit and

3NKaiser Permanente 2016 HEDIS® scores. Benchmarks provided by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Quality Compass® and represent all non-PPO lines of business. Kaiser Permanente combined region scores were provided by the Kaiser Permanente Department of Care and Service Quality. The source for data contained in this publication is Quality Compass 2016 and is used with the permission of NCQA. Quality Compass 2016 includes certain CAHPS® data. Any data display, analysis, interpretation, or conclusion based on this data is solely that of the authors, and NCQA specifically disclaims responsibility for any such display, analysis, interpretation, or conclusion. Quality Compass and HEDIS are registered trademarks of NCQA. CAHPS is a registered trademark of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

4 Get With The Guidelines® puts the unparalleled expertise of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association to work for hospitals nationwide, helping hospital care teams ensure that the care provided to heart failure and stroke patients is aligned with the latest evidence-based guidelines. The goal of participating in Get With The Guidelines is to save lives.