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Documentation: Kaiser Mental Health Care Crisis

 

Chronology

A chronology of Kaiser Permanente’s mental health care crisis

 

Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) Reports

February 24, 2015
Follow-up Report on Kaiser Behavioral Health Services

June 25, 2013
Press release: DMHC Fines Kaiser $4 million for Deficiencies that Limit Access to Mental Health Services (PDF)

June 24, 2013
Cease and Desist Order (PDF)

June 24, 2013
Accusation (PDF)

March 18, 2013
Final Report on Kaiser Behavioral Health Services

February 27, 2012
Press release: DMHC Issues Cease and Desist Order Against Kaiser Due to Denials of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy (PDF)

November 22, 2005
Mental Health Parity Focused Survey Final Report Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.” (PDF)

 

National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) Reports

June 5, 2014
NUHW letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder – Request for the Department of Justice to investigate possible violations at Kaiser Permanente (PDF)

April 9, 2014
NUHW letter to Administrative Law Judge – Opposition to Kaiser’s Motion to Bar Public from Hearings (PDF)

June 25, 2013
NUHW Complaint to Fair Political Practices Commission (PDF)

June 25, 2013
Government Imposes $4 Million Fine on Kaiser Permanente for Limiting Patients’ Access to Mental Health Care

March 19, 2013
Press Release: Government Cites Kaiser Permanente for Providing Inadequate Mental Health Care to California Patients

March 18, 2013
Summary: The California Department of Managed Health Care’s Final Report on Kaiser’s Mental Health Services (PDF)

November 29, 2011
NUHW Complaint to DMHC (PDF)

November 29, 2011
NUHW Complaint to CDI, Re: Kaiser Permanente Insurance Company (PDF)

November 10, 2011
“Care Delayed, Care Denied: Kaiser Permanente’s Failure to Provide Timely and Appropriate Mental Health Services” (PDF)

 

Professional Association Support Letters

April 10, 2014
California Psychological Association: Request to keep Kaiser/DMHC administrative hearing open to the public (PDF)

April 10, 2014
11/15/2014 – California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists: Request to keep Kaiser/DMHC administrative hearing open to the public (PDF)

April 10, 2014
11/15/2014 – California Psychiatric Association: Request to keep Kaiser/DMHC administrative hearing open to the public (PDF)

April 10, 2014
11/15/2014 – National Association of Social Workers – California Chapter: Request to keep Kaiser/DMHC administrative hearing open to the public (PDF)

April 9, 2014
11/15/2014 – Mental Health America of California: Request to keep Kaiser/DMHC administrative hearing open to the public (PDF)

November 15, 2011
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists: “Statement of Concern (PDF)

October 4, 2011
National Association of Social Workers – California Chapter: Statement of Concern (PDF)

September 30, 2011
California Psychological Association: Statement of Concern (PDF)

 

Legislative Support Letters

December 22, 2011
Jim Beall: Letter to the Department of Managed Health Care (PDF)

December 6, 2011
Tom Ammiano: Letter to the Department of Managed Health Care (PDF)

 

Kaiser Permanente Statements

June 25, 2013
Kaiser Permanente Statement on DMHC Penalty on Mental Health Survey Findings

March 19, 2013
Kaiser Permanente Statement on DMHC Mental Health Survey

March 18, 2013
Plan Response to the [DMHC] Final Report of March 6, 2013 (PDF)