One of the Bay Area’s biggest health insurance companies is doing an about-face. On late Friday afternoon, Kaiser Permanente said it will resume covering more of the cost of certain HIV medications, following public pressure.
Kaiser Permanente confirms that a patient admitted to their facility in South Sacramento is being tested for the Ebola virus.
A new study generated from Kaiser data shows high concentrations of unvaccinated children in Northern California.
The tentative agreement averts multiple strikes scheduled to begin 7 a.m. Wednesday at Kaiser medical centers throughout the Bay Area including Antioch, Daly City, San Francisco, Oakland, Petaluma, Vacaville, San Rafael and Santa Clara.
About 2,600 Kaiser Permanente mental health professionals started a weeklong strike Monday morning protesting what they claim is a lack of staffing that’s affecting patient care.
It is still unclear what caused a suspicious smell that briefly shut down a portion of Kaiser Hospital in Santa Clara Sunday night, a hospital official said
About 18,000 nurses who work for Northern California Kaiser Permanente Hospitals, and other facilities, plan to go on a two-day strike Tuesday morning citing Ebola safety concerns and general patient care.
Registered nurses claim the nation’s hospitals are inadequately prepared to protect them against ebola and so they will hold a National Day of Action on Nov.12 that will include a two-day strike at every Kaiser Permanente hospital and clinic.
Health care giant Kaiser Permanente has agreed to pay a $4 million fine over allegations it denied some patients timely access to mental health services.
Kaiser Permanente says it will pay a $4 million fine levied by the state of California for serious violations in how it delivers mental health care after a year-long legal challenge.