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Kaiser Medical Facilities Reopen After Closure Due To ‘Credible Criminal Threat’

Two Kaiser Permanente facilities in Oakland reopened Tuesday afternoon after police had them close because of a threat earlier today.

05/27/2014

A bottle of influenza vaccine is seen in the MinuteClinic at the CVS/pharmacy on January 6, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The 2013-2014 influenza season is starting to take off in the United States, with more than half the country reporting widespread cases of flu activity, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bay Area Flu Deaths Reach 15; Pharmacies Get Vaccines Replenished

The number of flu-related deaths in the Bay Area increased again on Monday, with four more deaths reported, according to health officials.

01/13/2014

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ConsumerWatch: ACA Leads To Rate Hikes For Some Policyholders

Some Californians are getting hit with a painful side effect of Obamacare: Their health insurance rates are going up. But California’s health care exchange says consumers shouldn’t freak out just yet.

10/25/2013

(CBS)

12 Insurance Plans Join California Health Exchange

Twelve health insurance companies have signed contracts to offer coverage through California’s new exchange as part of the federal health care law.

08/07/2013

Kaiser Permanente

Public Officials Criticize Oakland-Based Kaiser For Rate Hikes

One of California’s biggest insurers is drawing complaints from employers who say the company’s policies are no longer the bargain for quality care that they once were.

07/26/2013

Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Holds Firm On Proposed Rate Hike For SF City Employees

The city would absorb the cost of the higher premiums, a $15 million hit that Supervisor John Avalos said the health management organization has not adequately explained given that San Francisco’s overall health insurance costs for workers covered by other providers went up just 2.5 percent.

07/18/2013

Kaiser Permanente

SF Supes Urged To Refuse Kaiser Rate Increase For City Workers

San Francisco city labor unions are telling the Board of Supervisors to say no to a Kaiser Permanente rate increase.

07/11/2013

Kaiser Permanente

California Slaps Kaiser Permanente With $4 Million Fine Over Mental Health Coverage

State officials have fined Kaiser Permanente $4 million, alleging the health care giant failed to provide adequate mental health services.

06/26/2013

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: California’s Health Care Exchange Explained

California is getting an early look at how President Barack Obama’s health care reform measure will work. The Golden State was the first in the nation to set up a health insurance exchange.

05/30/2013

(CBS)

13 Insurers To Compete On California Health Exchange

The state’s largest health insurers, including Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield and Kaiser Permanente, will be among 13 plans competing for policies on California’s new health care exchange.

05/23/2013

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