State Hits Kaiser With $2.2 Million Fine For Failing To Provide Required Medicaid Data

Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center on Oct. 6, 2014. (Photo by Bryan Chan/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

California officials have again slapped health care giant Kaiser Permanente with a multimillion-dollar fine for failing to provide data on patient care to the state’s Medicaid program.

The $2.2 million fine comes just months after a $2.5 million penalty in January against Kaiser, one of the largest nonprofit health plans in the country. The California Department of Health Care Services said these are the first fines it has imposed against a Medicaid managed-care plan since at least 2000. Full Article Here.