ROCKVILLE, Md., April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States has signed on as the 'Official Health Care + Coverage' provider of the Baltimore Orioles. The multi-year partnership begins this week, just in time for Opening Day.
"Baltimore is a city on the move and the Orioles are a team on the rise," shares Kim Horn, president of Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States. "As the Official Health Care + Coverage Provider, we are proud to partner with the Orioles to address the needs of Baltimore."
This partnership follows Kaiser Permanente's recent announcement to expand access to its high-quality, efficient, affordable care at the new Kaiser Permanente Baltimore Harbor Medical Center. Set to open in fall 2015, this center will be the largest full service medical center in the Inner Harbor.
"As the Official Health Care + Coverage Provider of the Orioles, Kaiser Permanente is investing in our local community with expanded healthcare options for our fans in Baltimore and throughout the region," said Greg Bader, Vice President, Communications & Marketing.
Today, Kaiser Permanente is serving more than 70,000 Baltimore residents with its unique integrated model which brings care and coverage together. As the region's top ranked health plan and a leader in innovation, members benefit from features like the telemedicine program, which allows patients to access care from anywhere, at any time.
In addition to expanding care in the city, Kaiser Permanente has invested in the wellness of local residents for more than 30 years, working with the City of Baltimore, nonprofit partners and local schools to improve community health.
As the Official Health Care + Coverage Provider for the Baltimore Orioles, Kaiser Permanente will participate in several promotional events this season and combine efforts with the Orioles to support the health of Baltimore residents.
About Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States
Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States region, headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, provides and coordinates complete health care services for more than 580,000 members through 29 medical centers in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Founded in 1980, Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States is a total health organization comprising Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc., and the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, P.C., an independent medical group that features more than 1,000 physicians. Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States was ranked in the nation's 20 top commercial health plans and 10 top Medicare health plans — and the No. 1 Commercial and Medicare plan for Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. — by "NCQA Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2014-2015 Private." For more information about Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States, visit kp.org or follow us on Twitter, twitter.com/KPMidAtlantic.
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