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Posted on Jan 29, 2015 (3 days ago)

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Highmark agrees to terms on UPMC Magee access for 2015
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Women who have Highmark health coverage and who learned of their pregnancies in 2014 will be able to deliver at UPMC's Magee-Womens Hospital if they so choose, according to an agreement announced Thursday afternoon by Gov. Tom Wolf. “Highmark ...
Highmark members to keep maternity care at UPMC's Magee in 2015Tribune-Review
Wolf: Highmark members can use Magee for pregnancy carePittsburgh Business Times
Highmark/UPMC Maternity AgreementWTAJ
Insurance News Net -WTAE Pittsburgh -Becker's Hospital Review
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Posted on Jan 27, 2015 (5 days ago)

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Highmark: Members leaving UPMC; health system says it's business as usual
Pittsburgh Business Times
Far fewer Highmark members are seeking care at UPMC facilities thus far in 2015, the health insurer said Tuesday, citing annual claims data. Highmark did not disclose specific figures for the decline, saying it was in the tens of thousands. In addition ...
Patients struggle to sort out networks and affiliations in a post-UPMC ...Pittsburgh Post Gazette
UPMC, Highmark disagree over payment of medical claims for childrenTribune-Review

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Posted on Jan 15, 2015 (16 days ago)

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Highmark, UPMC battle over Magee
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
In the latest Highmark-UPMC dust-up, the insurer has told independent obstetricians that they cannot deliver babies of already-pregnant women at UPMC Magee because the hospital is now out-of-network. While a Highmark member who is pregnant already ...
Independent physicians cannot treat Highmark clients at UPMC sitesTribune-Review
Attorney protests Highmark decision not to cover pregnancy at MageePittsburgh Business Times

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Posted on Jan 9, 2015 (22 days ago)

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

No Highmark, UPMC agreement on continuity of care
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
As Pittsburgh's dueling health titans continue to quarrel over which Highmark customers can keep their UPMC doctors, UPMC is girding for battle by having local Highmark customers preemptively confirming their wish to keep their clinicians. The state ...
Highmark reports progress in UPMC talksPittsburgh Business Times
Highmark, UPMC revise arguments since health care coverage contract expired ...Insurance News Net

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Posted on Jan 20, 2015 (11 days ago)

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Highmark shift could contribute to Pittsburgh ad agency's closing
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Pittsburgh insurer Highmark is expected to take its business away from its longtime advertising agency Mullen Pittsburgh, a move that played a role in the decision of Mullen's Boston-based parent agency to wind down operations in this market, according ...
Pittsburgh ad agency closing after losing Highmark accountPittsburgh Business Times
Ad agency to close after losing Highmark businessTribune-Review

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Posted on Jan 29, 2015 (3 days ago)

Pittsburgh Business Times

Highmark hires Doner as lead advertising agency
Pittsburgh Business Times
Highmark Health has hired Doner, the health insurer announced officially Thursday. Its three-year contract with Southfield, Mich.-based Doner begins Sunday. Financials were not disclosed but Highmark paid Mullen Pittsburgh $4.9 million in 2013. Mullen ...
Highmark Health Moves Its Creative and Media Business to a New AgencyAdweek
Highmark Health selects Doner as Lead Advertising AgencyPR Newswire (press release)

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Posted on Jan 17, 2015 (14 days ago)

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pregnant moms navigate confusion created by UPMC-Highmark split
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
The two Pittsburgh health giants are still unable to agree on what constitutes “continuity of care” that would allow Highmark insurance members to keep seeing their UPMC physician at in-network rates, meaning patients across the spectrum may get caught ...


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Posted on Jan 6, 2015 (26 days ago)

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pennsylvania officials: UPMC, Highmark must resolve 'continuity of care' conflict
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
In a letter to the CEOs of UPMC and Highmark, the state sought to tamp down expectations that Highmark customers with workplace-sponsored or individually purchased health plans might be able to maintain relationships with their longtime UPMC ...
Highmark, UPMC bicker over 'continuity of care' provision in consent agreementTribune-Review
New wrinkle in Highmark-UPMC disputePittsburgh Business Times
Allegheny Health opens Braddock Urgent Care CenterWTAE Pittsburgh
CBS Local
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Posted on Jan 18, 2015 (13 days ago)

Mothers-to-be? The bitter UPMC-Highmark feud has gone too far
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Access to delivery rooms at UPMC Magee is, and the same mean-spirited mentality that has characterized the divorce of health care provider UPMC and insurer Highmark now threatens the peace of mind of some women who thought they'd be able to deliver ...

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Posted on Jan 16, 2015 (15 days ago)

CBS Local

Highmark Denies In-Network Coverage To Some Pregnant Women Using ...
CBS Local
This time the issue involves Magee Women's Hospital, a UPMC facility where at least 10,000 babies are born each year. Beginning this year, the hospital is off-limits at lower insurance rates to many Highmark-insured women, including almost all who get ...
Pregnant women at center of latest UPMC-Highmark battleWTAE Pittsburgh
State takes on latest Highmark-UPMC tiff in time of transitionPittsburgh Business Times (blog)

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