Mom fights insurance firm to get lung transplant for son Union-News (Springfield, MA) August 24, 1990 Author: MIKE PLAISANCE STAFF; UNION-NEWS (Springfield, Mass.) Estimated printed pages: 3 Beryl Ohlson says her battle to get a lung transplant to save her son, … Continue reading →
Hundreds of patients were not properly transferred from their old programs to Kaiser’s because the HMO submitted incomplete and inaccurate forms. Those patients were essentially cut off from transplants for months.
And 25 patients who had been treated at UC San Francisco were denied the chance to receive kidneys that were nearly perfectly matched to them because Kaiser directed the university to reject the organs during the transition between programs.Continue reading →