Kaiser Permanente

Oakland Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Nurses Citing Ebola Safety Concerns Begin 2-Day Strike On Tuesday

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.

11/10/2014

Oakland Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Nurses Announce 2-Day Strike Over Ebola Preparedness

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.

10/31/2014

Oakland Kaiser Permanente

Oakland-Based Kaiser Agrees To Pay $4M Fine Over Access To Mental Health Services

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.

09/11/2014

Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Drops Appeal— Will Pay $4 Million Fine Over Mental Health Coverage

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.

09/09/2014

Oakland Kaiser Permanente

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

(Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

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

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