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State HMO rankings released
Orange County Register - Courtney Perkes

Kaiser Permanente in Southern California has received the highest ranking based on national standards of quality care and patient satisfaction, according to data released Tuesday by the California Office of the Patient Advocate. About 21 million Californians belong to HMOs and the state office rated the nine largest plans using indicators of good care — such as screenings for cancer or blood sugar control for diabetics — along with feedback from consumers.