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August 17, 2007 - Pacific Business News - Kaiser posts loss, lower membership

 

November 4, 2006 - Pacific Business News - Kaiser Hawaii president leaving

 

November 3, 2006 - Star-Bulletin - Kaiser to lay off up to 50 workers

 

January 31, 2006 - Star-Bulletin - Vote to pick union for nurses delayed. Kaiser hospital allegedly interfered with the process

 

December 9, 2005 - Star-Bulletin - Kaiser nurses decry staffing levels: patient care has suffered

 

December 8, 2005 - KHON - Nurses: Staffing too low at Kaiser Permanente

 

December 7, 2005 - Honolulu Advertiser - Kaiser's business, government rate increase approved

 

December 2, 2005 - Pacific Business News - Kaiser will cut off coverage to 2000 non-members

 

August 31, 2005 - Pacific Business News - EEOC files suit against Kaiser Hawaii for pregnancy discrimination

 

April 15, 2005, from Pacific Business News - Kaiser Permanente Hawaii penalized $1.9 million for defrauding Medicaid & Medicare Ė Whistleblower receives $225,000

 

August 17, 2004 - Pacific Business News - Kaiser Hawaii posts $2.2 Million 2nd quarter income

 

August 17, 2004 - Star Bulletin - Kaiserís earnings rise 22.2%. Better investment performance and Medicare changes helped the state's biggest HMO in the second quarter

 

July 21, 2004 - The Maui News - From Insurance Commissioner J.P. Schmidt: Analysis of costs showed Kaiser's rate hike request was excessive

 

July 16, 2004 - Pacific Business News - Kaiser Permanente Hawaii, the state's second-largest health insurer, plans to raise rates 11 percent for 7,000 businesses next year.

 

July 14, 2004 - The Maui News - Kaiser clinic opening may be delayed

 

July 1, 2004 - Star Bulletin -  Local 5 approves contract with Kaiser Permanente

 

July, 2004 - Hawaii's hospitals are building big time

 

June 30, 2004 - Pacific Business News - Kaiser, workers reach tentative contract agreement

 

June 24, 2004 - KHNL News 8 - Kaiser Recalls Some Prescription Orders. Kaiser Permanente is asking that some of its patients return their medication.

 

June 19, 2004 - Star Bulletin - Kaiser union seeks better contract. Some 150 workers and supporters rallied yesterday near the state Capitol

 

June 10, 2004 - Honolulu Advertiser - Kaiser Papers Hawaii's letter to the editor published, Disciplinary action procedure lacking

 

June 9, 2004 - Maui News - Lingle blames Legislature for blocking efforts

 

June 4, 2004 - Pacific Business News - Health insurance plans favor employers

 

June 2, 2004 - Honolulu Advertiser - A Honolulu doctor was sentenced in federal court yesterday to five years probation and a $20,000 fine for ordering drugs from Canada via the Internet.

 

June 2, 2004 - Star Bulletin - Kaiser doctor gets minimum sentence. The ex-bodybuilder had admitted to using illegal substances

 

May 27, 2004 - Newsday.com - Families can sue medical center for not treating killer

 

May 26, 2004 - KITV 4 News - Judge Allows Families To Sue Kaiser Over Xerox Shootings. Doctor says he forgot about Uyesugi

 

Local 5 airs Kaiser TV Ad - Plea to Governor Linda Lingle: "Treat us like family, because Kaiser doesn't" (requires Quicktime)

 

May 21, 2004 - Pacific Business News - Kaiser posts positive first quarter results

 

May 21, 2004 - Star Bulletin - Kaiserís Hawaii earnings drop 16.1%. But the state's second-largest health insurer still managed to post a 1.3 percent return on revenues generated for the quarter.

 

May 1, 2004 - Star Bulletin - A University of Hawaii running back from Waianae was among a group of people indicted this week in an alleged scheme to defraud Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc.

 

April 16, 2004 - Pacific Business News - New health insurer delays entry into Hawaii market

 

April 9, 2004 - Pacific Business News - Hawaii employers may see lower-cost health options

 

April 3, 2004 - Star Bulletin - Kaiser lowers rate increase

 

March 24, 2004 - Pacific Business News - Hawaii's insurance commissioner expects Kaiser Permanente to appeal his rejection of its 14.5 percent rate hike

 

March 23, 2004 - Honolulu Advertiser - Competition comes to HMSA, Kaiser Permanente

 

March 19, 2004 - Pacific Business News - Kaiser Permanente's $3 billion switch to paperless records begins next month at its Hawaii outpatient clinics.

 

March 13, 2004 - Star Bulletin - Kaiser rate hike eased. The state Insurance Division suggests a rate increase of up to 11.7 percent, not the 14.5 percent Kaiser had sought

 

March 13, 2004 - Honolulu Advertiser - Kaiser's 14.5% rate increase rejected

 

March 12, 2004 - Pacific Business News - Denied: Kaiser's 14.5% rate hike

 

March 9, 2004 - Pacific Business News - Kaiser ends 2003 almost $11 million in black

 

Feb. 22, 2004 - Pacific Business News - Local 5 prepares for contract talks at Kaiser Permanente

 

Feb. 19, 2004 - Pacific Business News - Kaiser Permanente Hawaii will no longer offer commercial employer-sponsored health plans on Kauai as of Dec. 31.

 

Feb. 18, 2004 - Star Bulletin - Kaiser to exit Kauai market. The insurer has provided Garden Isle coverage since the mid-1990s

 

Feb. 10, 2004 - New union organizes hospital workers The Convalescent Center of Honolulu's staff has voted in the Hawaii Hospital Healthcare Worker's Union

 

Feb. 5, 2004 - Star Bulletin - Insurers criticize universal health care Kaiser and HMSA say a legislative plan fails to account for costs

 

Feb. 1, 2004 - Honolulu Advertiser - State seeks more health-plan options

 

Jan. 24, 2004 - Honolulu Advertiser - A bill that will make it tougher for health insurers to refuse coverage to associations will likely be introduced as part of the governor's package of proposals to the Legislature.

 

Jan. 23, 2004 - Pacific Business News - Kaiser Permanente has contracted with a national advertising firm to build a $40 million image campaign intended to reverse a slide in membership.

 

Jan. 10, 2004 - Honolulu Advertiser - A new health insurer is expected to enter the Hawai'i market this year to compete against Kaiser and HMSA as a nonprofit

 

Jan. 2, 2004 - Pacific Business News - Healthcare premiums soar in '04

 

Sept. 5, 2003 - Pacific Business News - Kaiser rate hike would hit employers hard

 

Sept. 3, 2003 - Honolulu Advertiser - Kaiser Permanente Hawai'i yesterday said it plans to raise rates across the board by an average of 14.5 percent, the highest hike requested since 1989.

 

Sept. 3, 2003 - Star-Bulletin - Kaiser Permanente, Hawaii's second-largest health insurer, has asked the state Insurance Division for an average 14.5 percent rate increase.

 

Aug. 16, 2003 - Star Bulletin - Kaiser posts quarterly profit. The health plan attributes a 1,638 percent jump in its net income to lower than expected expenses

 

Aug. 15, 2003 - Pacific Business News - Kaiser Foundation Health Plan reported $1.79 million in net income -- representing a 1 percent return on revenue -- for the second quarter ending June 30.

 

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii anesthesiologist pleads guilty to importing controlled substances used to make gamma hydroxibutyric acid, or GHB, better known as the "date rape drug."

 

Local Kaiser Permanente reports profit

 

Kaiser breaks ground on Waipio outpatient clinic

 

Kaiser Permanente reports $2.8 million loss

 

Kaiser Permanente announces new president

 

Kaiser Permanente buys Ceridian Building, plans to expand

 

Kaiser doctor among 115 suspects arrested 

 

Kaiser doctor released on bail

 

High court rules doctors liable for third-party harm

 

Fired doctor sues Kaiser over anesthesia double standard

 

Local 5 /Kaiser reach labor agreement The 3 year pact affects about 1,700 hospital and clinic workers July 2001 Hawaii

 

Kaiser Permanente Ratings Cut, Off Standard & Poor's Watch; $400 Million Revenues Rated - Outlook Negative

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