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Kaiser Permanente Announces $6 Million in Grants Focusing on Mental and Behavioral Health Services. The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) Chosen to Educate and Connect At-Risk Immigrant Individuals and Families to Mental Health Services

LOS ANGELES, Calif., – Dec. 7, 2018 –   Kaiser Permanente Southern California announced a $6 million, five-year Community Mental Health and Wellness Initiative with an immediate Local Partnership Grant (LPG) allocation of $1.28 million to combat and improve access to mental health services. The initial grant allocation is funding a group of two-year grants to support 16 nonprofit community partners working to improve mental health and wellness in under-resourced Southern California communities.

Kaiser Permanente’s Overall Quality of Medical Care Earns Highest Rating from the Office of Patient Advocate. Kaiser Permanente is the only plan in California rated 5 stars for overall quality of medical care Top score also earned for providing quality behavioral and mental health care.

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 12, 2018 – Kaiser Permanente Northern and Southern California health plans are the only plans in the state to receive 5 stars – the highest possible rating – for overall quality of medical care in the annual Healthcare Quality Report Card from California’s Office of the Patient Advocate (OPA).

Kaiser Permanente Southern California Health Plans Receive High Ratings from NCQA. Plans rated among highest for consumer experience, prevention and treatment

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 21, 2018 – Kaiser Permanente’s Medicare health plan in Southern California received the highest rating from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a national group that rates health plans for consumer experience, prevention and treatment.



Kaiser Permanente Southern California to Open all Flu Clinics on Sept. 22. Will Increase Member Access and Opportunity for No-Cost Flu Vaccinations; Will Campaign to Eliminate Flu Myths

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 21, 2018 — Kaiser Permanente will open all seasonal flu clinics throughout Southern California on Saturday, Sept. 22and it urges all members to get no-cost vaccinations early. To provide more convenient access to the influenza (flu) vaccine, Kaiser Permanente will offer members additional vaccination locations beyond their regular physicians’ offices, including drive-up flu clinics, pharmacies and walk-in flu clinics.

Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center is among the state’s Top 50 for overall care in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018-19 Best Hospitals study

The Los Angeles medical center is recognized as “high performing” in adult specialties of gastroenterology & GI surgery, (which is ranked 42 in the nation), nephrology, urology, “high performing” in the adult procedure and conditions of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart bypass surgery and heart failure.