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LA TIMES: Doctors are shifting their business models

By Lisa Zamosky

AUGUST 31, 2014 - With insurance companies often paying doctors less for their services and with paperwork increasing, Dr. Gregory Yu was putting in longer workdays to squeeze in more patients. 933 more words


Medicare HMO

Here’s what sixty-six feels like: Three doctor appointments in three days.

I’m not complaining, mind you. I have no need to complain, because my general health is pretty good for sixty-six. 894 more words


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

OAKLAND (CBS/AP) — 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. 107 more words


Kaiser Admits Guilt and Pays $4 Million Fine

In early 2013, the Department of Managed Health Care levied a $4 million fine against Kaiser for “serious” and “systemic” violations of state law in its mental health care services across California. 435 more words

Kaiser Permanente

Another insurance company rant

Kaiser Permanente of California has agreed to pay a $4 million fine over claims that it didn’t provide adequate mental health care services for its members, according to… 174 more words


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

SACRAMENTO (KCBS)— 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. 258 more words


Long-term use of blood pressure meds promoting sun sensitivity may raise lip cancer risk

OAKLAND, Calif., August 6, 2012 – Long-term use of commonly used blood pressure medications that increase sensitivity to sunlight is associated with an increased risk of lip cancer in non-Hispanic whites, according to a Kaiser Permanente study that appears in the current online issue of Archives of Internal Medicine. 553 more words

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