Anyone have advice on how to negotiate with Kaiser Permamente?

I have received excellent health care in general. But, true to the many reviews I have read, KP often fails when things get complicated or need specialist input. The doctors assigned to me both refuse to acknowledge or treat the issue which has forced me to see consult at Ceder Sinai. My premium is $1k/month and... show more I have received excellent health care in general. But, true to the many reviews I have read, KP often fails when things get complicated or need specialist input.

The doctors assigned to me both refuse to acknowledge or treat the issue which has forced me to see consult at Ceder Sinai.

My premium is $1k/month and a single consult is $400.

KP states they are full service but lack the resources necessary to handle this. Can I negotiate for them to assist seeing out of network providers to handle this one thing?
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