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Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente is the nation's largest not-for-profit health plan, serving 8.7 million members, with headquarters in Oakland, Calif. It comprises: Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.; Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and their subsidiaries; The Permanente Medical Groups. At Kaiser Permanente, physicians are responsible for medical decisions. The Permanente Medical Groups, which provide care for Kaiser Permanente members, continuously develop and refine medical practices to help ensure that care is delivered in the most efficient and effective manner possible.