Kaiser Permanente is an integrated managed care consortium based in Oakland, CA. It was founded in 1945 by two physicians and became known as Kaiser Permanente is made up of three distinct groups of entities: the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and its regional operating subsidiaries; Kaiser Foundation Hospitals; and the autonomous regional Permanente Medical Groups it's annual report can be found at http://xnet.kp.org/newscenter/annualreport/by_the_numbers.html. Read the report and ask questions that have objective answers as well as some that require more thought and consideration (i.e., are subjective in nature).
1. The 2011 annual report says that there will be community investment of $1.8 billion. What will be the cost of capital for this investment? Will Kaiser incur debt to finance this investment? Or will Kaiser raise equity for this project?
2. My Health Manager personal record system is scheduled to be expanded during this year. What will be the capital invested in this project during this year? What will be the additional cost of capital for financing this project? Will Kaiser have to incur debt for this project?
3. The annual report says that ...
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