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The Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy’s mission is to shape policy and practice with evidence and experience from the nation’s largest private integrated health care delivery and financing organization.

Institute for Health Policy Forum

Through expert roundtables, forums, and conferences, the Institute for Health Policy explores public policies that cultivate healthy communities and accessible high-quality care by convening experts to share knowledge, spark discourse, and advance collective thinking on topics of critical importance.

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Long Overdue: Addressing Black Maternal Health in the United States

Not long ago, a friend of mine died a week after delivering her baby. As her friend, I was devastated.…

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Addressing racial disparities in health care delivery (Part 2)

With COVID-19 cases still high and the Biden-Harris administration newly in place, it has never been more important to acknowledge…

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Building a bigger table for a more equitable drug development system

On December 7, 2020, the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy hosted the first of a 2-part virtual forum examining…

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Biosimilars at Kaiser Permanente

Biosimilars play a critical role in lowering drug prices. Kaiser Permanente successfully uses biosimilars to improve affordability for our members.…

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