Press coverage: DMHC follow-up survey slams Kaiser mental health services

March 2nd, 2015

On February 24, 2015, the California Department of Managed Health Care released its follow-up survey of Kasier mental health services, which shows that Kaiser continues to violate state laws governing timely access to care.

Click here to read the report. 
Click here to read the DMHC’s press release. 
Click here for press coverage of NUHW’s January 2015 Kaiser mental health strike.

February 26, 2015
Los Angeles Daily News/San Bernardino Sun
Kaiser violations referred to state enforcement arm

February 26, 2015
Becker’s Hospital Review
Kaiser Permanente under scrutiny for delays in mental health services

February 26, 2015
The American Journal of Accountable Care
California Makes Strides in Mental Health, Slams Kaiser for Failures

February 25, 2015
Modern Healthcare
Kaiser still has mental health care issues, state agency reports

February 25, 2015
Orange County Register
Kaiser Permanente’s mental health care services faulted by state regulator for second time in two years

February 25, 2015
California Healthline
DMHC: Mental Health Services Deficiencies Remain at Kaiser

February 25, 2015
Courthouse News Service
Kaiser Still Deficient, California Says

February 25, 2015
East Bay Express (Oakland)
Kaiser Still Failing Mental Health Patients, State Investigation Finds

February 25, 2015
KFBK (Sacramento)
State Officials Say Major Problems with Kaiser Permanente Still Unresolved

February 25, 2015
Healthcare Finance News
Kaiser Permanente faulted again for limiting access to mental health treatment in California

February 25, 2015
Tech Times
Kaiser Working On Improving Health Services: Regulators Not Impressed

February 25, 2015
AllGov
Despite $4-Million Fine, Kaiser Still Mucking Up Mental Health Treatment

February 25, 2015
State of Reform
California faults behavioral health access at Kaiser Permanente

February 25, 2015
California Health Access
Kaiser Permanente Whacked Again on Lack of Timely Access

February 25, 2015
KQED (Northern California)
Calif. calls Kaiser mental health services ‘inadequate’ as treatment delays persist

February 25, 2015
Kaiser Health News
Kaiser Permanente faulted again for mental health care lapses in California

February 25, 2015
California Healthline
DMHC: Mental health services deficiencies remain at Kaiser

February 25, 2015
Courthouse News Service
Kaiser still deficient, California says

February 25, 2015
East Bay Express
Kaiser still failing mental health patients, state investigation finds

February 25, 2015
KFBK (Sacramento)
State officials say major problems with Kaiser Permanente still unresolved

February 25, 2015
AllGov
Despite $4-million fine, Kaiser still mucking up mental health treatment

February 25, 2015
State of Reform
California faults behavioral health access at Kaiser Permanente

February 25, 2015
California Health Access
Kaiser Permanente whacked again on lack of timely access

February 24, 2015
Los Angeles Times
State again slams Kaiser Permanente for delays in mental health treatment

February 24, 2015
San Francisco Chronicle
Kaiser improves, but mental health appointments still lag

February 24, 2015
San Diego Union-Tribune
Report: Kaiser’s mental care still poor

February 24, 2015
Sacramento Business Journal
Report: Kaiser still doesn’t meet standards on mental health care access

February 24, 2015
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Kaiser mental health services improved for some, slow for others

February 24, 2015
San Jose Mercury News
Kaiser improves mental health services, but more needs to be done, agency finds

February 24, 2015
KPCC (Southern California)
State find Kaiser has fixed some but not all of its mental health access issues

February 24, 2015
KPBS (San Diego)
California regulators say Kaiser still hasn’t fixed access to care problems

February 24, 2015
Vallejo Times-Herald
Kaiser mental health delivery still needs work, state says

February 24, 2015
San Francisco Business Times
Kaiser still doesn’t meet standards on mental health care access, report says

February 24, 2015
Marin Independent Journal
Kaiser improves mental health services, but more needs to be done, agency finds