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May 28, 2020, 19:30 ET Kaiser Permanente Extends COVID-19 Cost Waiver Through Dec. 31, 2020

Kaiser Permanente has announced that it will extend its waiver for most member out-of-pocket costs for inpatient and outpatient services related to...


May 21, 2020, 13:45 ET Kaiser Permanente honored for medication safety excellence

For the tenth year in a row, Kaiser Permanente has earned the Pharmacy Quality Alliance Excellence in Quality Award for high achievement in...


May 21, 2020, 12:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Releases COVID-19 Playbook to Help Businesses Plan for the Future

Kaiser Permanente has released a playbook, "Planning for the Next Normal at Work," to guide employers and businesses through health considerations...


May 19, 2020, 09:00 ET Calm app available to Kaiser Permanente members at no cost

Kaiser Permanente announced it has added Calm, a leading app for mindfulness meditation and sleep, to its digital self-care portfolio via...


May 13, 2020, 09:00 ET Kaiser Permanente's Public Health Efforts Focused on Improving Mental Health and Wellness to Reach the Gaming Community

As part of a long-standing commitment to improve the mental health and wellness of people across the United States, Kaiser Permanente is partnering...


Apr 14, 2020, 05:00 ET Coalition of organizations launch the 'Protecting People Everywhere' initiative answering the call to source safe and effective PPE for front-line health care workers

In response to a nationwide shortage of personal protective equipment, or PPE, for medical staff on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19, a...


Apr 03, 2020, 21:13 ET Costs waived for members receiving COVID-19 treatment

Kaiser Permanente has announced that it will waive all member out-of-pocket costs for inpatient and outpatient services related to the treatment of...


Mar 16, 2020, 09:00 ET Kaiser Permanente provides $1 million to support COVID-19 response for nation's homeless population

Kaiser Permanente is providing $1 million to increase capacity for preventing and treating cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel...


Mar 11, 2020, 06:00 ET Kaiser Permanente contributes $1 million to 10 leading public health organizations and collaborates with CDC Foundation to support COVID-19 response

Kaiser Permanente is contributing $1 million to 10 leading public health organizations and collaborating with CDC Foundation to strengthen the United ...


Feb 20, 2020, 12:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Commits $32 Million To Address Homelessness And Housing Insecurity In Sacramento

Kaiser Permanente is committing $32 million to help the Sacramento area address homelessness and housing insecurity. This announcement is the latest...


Feb 07, 2020, 17:00 ET Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Report 2019 Annual Financial Results

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and their respective subsidiaries (KFHP/H) reported 2019 annual financial results....


Feb 05, 2020, 12:00 ET Kaiser Permanente announces support for legislation banning flavored tobacco, Gov. Newsom's youth vaping prevention efforts

Taking a strong stand to protect the health and safety of California's youth, Kaiser Permanente today announced it is the first major health care...


Jan 17, 2020, 06:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Pledges $25M to Governor's California Housing Fund

Nonprofit health care system Kaiser Permanente today announced it will be a first private sector contributor to California Governor Gavin Newsom's...


Jan 14, 2020, 15:56 ET Starbucks CMO Matthew Ryan joins Boards of Directors for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals

Matthew Ryan, chief marketing officer for Starbucks, has been named to the boards of directors for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals...


Jan 08, 2020, 12:00 ET Kaiser Permanente, SEIU-UHW launch $130 million nonprofit addressing California's health care worker shortage

Kaiser Permanente and Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW) have partnered to establish Futuro Health, a...


Jan 01, 2020, 10:59 ET Kaiser Permanente's 2020 Rose Parade Float Wins Wrigley Legacy Award

Kaiser Permanente's 2020 Rose Parade float, "Courage to Reimagine," was awarded the Wrigley Legacy Award for most outstanding display of floral...


Dec 23, 2019, 10:00 ET Kaiser Permanente's 2020 Rose Parade® Float Celebrates the Courage to Reimagine

Kaiser Permanente's 2020 Rose Parade® float theme, "Courage to Reimagine," showcases our vision and commitment to creating a joyful and healthy...


Dec 12, 2019, 00:01 ET New Kaiser Permanente Partnership Tackles the Challenge of Trauma and Stress Faced by Faculty, Staff and Students Nationwide

Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest nonprofit, integrated health system, is partnering with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and Discovery ...


Dec 10, 2019, 22:10 ET Greg Adams named Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals

The Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Boards of Directors have named Gregory A. Adams as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the...


Nov 18, 2019, 19:05 ET Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine to be Named in Honor of Late Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson

The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine will be named in honor of late Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson, reflecting Tyson's...


Nov 10, 2019, 13:45 ET Kaiser Permanente mourns the loss of Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO

It is with profound sadness that we announce that Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, unexpectedly passed away early today in...


Nov 04, 2019, 10:00 ET Kaiser Permanente mental health care rated California's best

Kaiser Permanente Northern and Southern California health plans are the only plans in the state to achieve 5 stars — the highest possible rating —...


Nov 01, 2019, 13:56 ET National Agreement Between Kaiser Permanente and Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions Ratified

A new, four-year collective bargaining agreement between Kaiser Permanente and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions is in effect through...


Oct 31, 2019, 16:47 ET Kaiser Permanente Supports California Wildfire Relief and Recovery

Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest integrated health system, today announced a $650,000 contribution to provide immediate support for relief and ...


Oct 30, 2019, 01:05 ET Epidemic of deaths due to heart failure underway in U.S.

Deaths due to heart failure are increasing in the United States, particularly among the over-age-65 population, according to Kaiser Permanente...