Press release: Day 4 of Kaiser Mental Health Care Strike

POSTED ON December 19th, 2019

Kaiser therapists take fight to State Capitol and demand oversight agency hold Kaiser — and all insurers — accountable for providing timely mental health care Pickets also planned for Los Angeles and San Diego Kaiser psychologists, therapists, social workers and other healthcare professionals from across Northern California and the Central Valley will converge on Sacramento […]

Patients and Clinicians Report Problems at Kaiser

POSTED ON December 18th, 2019

The state agency that oversees Kaiser Permanente warned Kaiser on Tuesday that it must meet state standards for providing timely access to mental health care during this week’s strike. The Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) also invited anyone who had a mental health appointment inappropriately rescheduled this week to call the agency’s help-line at […]

Mental health patients and providers file complaints about access to care

POSTED ON December 18th, 2019

The state agency that oversees Kaiser Permanente warned Kaiser on Tuesday that it must meet state standards for providing timely access to mental health care during this week’s strike. The Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) also invited anyone who had a mental health appointment inappropriately rescheduled this week to call the agency’s help-line at […]

Press release: Kaiser Mental Health Care Strike enters second day

POSTED ON December 17th, 2019

Kaiser therapists from across California to converge on Oakland and Los Angeles for rallies and a march on Kaiser corporate headquarters After picketing nearly a dozen Kaiser Permanente facilities Monday from San Diego to Sacramento, striking Kaiser psychologists, social workers and other healthcare professionals are streaming to Oakland and Los Angeles Tuesday for large-scale rallies. […]

Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians begin statewide strike at 6 a.m. today

POSTED ON December 16th, 2019

Five-day action by 4,000 Kaiser caregivers will potentially shut down mental health services at more than 100 Kaiser facilities across California Thousands of Kaiser Permanente psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses and other healthcare professionals are streaming to picket lines Monday to begin a five-day strike to demand that Kaiser demonstrate good faith and fix its […]