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Posted yesterday.

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

For some Highmark customers, UPMC doctors could be out of network
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
It's possible that Pittsburgh-area seniors who subscribe to Highmark Health's Freedom Blue or Security Blue Medicare Advantage plans and who visit a UPMC hospital may find that hospital is still in-network — but the physician who treats them there is not.
Federal agency checking whether Highmark has enough doctors in Medicare planTribune-Review
UPMC: No Highmark contract for Medicare AdvantagePittsburgh Business Times

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Posted today (16 hours ago)

Highmark, UPMC battle complicates Medicare open-enrollment for seniors
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Each year, Timothy and Diane Young select a Medicare Advantage plan for Diane's 81-year-old mother. Each year, the result of that process is the same: They pick a Highmark plan, because Diane's mother likes her Blue Cross Blue Shield coverage.


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Posted today (17 hours ago)

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Highmark-UPMC flap hampering Medicare
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Less than two weeks before the Medicare open enrollment period for 2015 closes, UPMC and Highmark officials still disagree about which UPMC physicians will be in Highmark's network next year, or whether the absence of signed contracts will even matter ...


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Posted yesterday.

Pittsburgh Business Times

New Highmark-UPMC dustup triggers federal review
Pittsburgh Business Times
Health insurers are required to demonstrate network adequacy for people who buy Medicare Advantage coverage, so Highmark's decision Nov. 20 to terminate the contracts for 700 UPMC doctors initiated a federal review, a Centers for Medicare and ...


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Posted yesterday.

Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)

Highmark tamps down worries about UPMC access
Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)
A Highmark health insurance spokesman sought to tamp down concerns about member access to UPMC doctors and hospitals, saying Monday that a consent decree reached in July requires the hospital giant to continue seeing Highmark's members who are ...


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Posted today (6 hours ago)

Highmark Marketing Announces Four for One Forward Stock Split, Record Date ...
CNNMoney
Highmark Marketing Inc. (CSE:HMK)(FRANKFURT:1HM)(PINKSHEETS:HMKTF) ("Highmark Marketing") announces that it intends to complete a four-for-one forward stock split (the "Forward Split") with a record date of December 1, 2014 (the "Record Date").

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Posted yesterday.

Medical exclusion: UPMC and Highmark must focus on clarity
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
As multitudes of patients in Western Pennsylvania get used to the notion that UPMC and Highmark are going their separate ways beginning Jan. 1, it's time for the two health care giants to get used to it, too. Last week, Highmark insurance said it was ...


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Posted on Nov 20, 2014 (5 days ago)

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Highmark to terminate contracts with 700 UPMC doctors at end of the year
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Highmark officials today they said are terminating the contracts of 700 UPMC physicians “to add a level of clarity to our members” about which doctors will remain in Highmark's network once its contract with UPMC ends Dec. 31. Tom Fitzpatrick, senior ...
Highmark cuts ties with 700 UPMC doctorsPittsburgh Business Times
Highmark and UPMC feud over canceled physician contractsTribune-Review

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Posted yesterday.

UPMC doctors for some Highmark customers could be out-of-network
Insurance News Net
Nov. 25 --It's possible that Pittsburgh -area seniors who subscribe to Highmark Health's Freedom Blue or Security Blue Medicare Advantage plans and who visit a UPMC hospital may find that hospital is still in-network -- but the physician who treats ...


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Posted today (6 hours ago)

Prescott Valley Tribune

WellPoint Unit Targets Sleep Apnea Costs; Highmark Introduces Retail Sleep ...
Atlantic Information Services, Inc.
Through its subsidiary HVHC, Inc., Highmark already owns Visionworks (formerly Eye Care Centers of America, Inc.), which has more than 650 retail outlets in 40 states and the District of Columbia. The Visionworks stores offer optometry services plus ...
AIS Newsletter Reports on Strategies Blues Plans Are Implementing to Combat ...PR Web (press release)

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