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Posted today (17 hours ago)

Highmark members face a minefield for UPMC care
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
While Mr. Timko's situation appears to have a happy ending, at least for now, the ongoing Highmark-UPMC battle for many has generated a mix of confusing and sometimes conflicting information. Highmark is scheduled next week to submit a formal ...

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Posted today (8 hours ago)

Aetna gains members in Highmark-UPMC squabble
Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)
Tom Corbett's administration, health insurance giant Highmark and hospital titan UPMC reached a consent decree in June, which outlined broad terms of their separation agreement. Highmark had contracted with UPMC for many years, allowing more than a ...


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Posted today (6 hours ago)

Highmark extends contract with Conemaugh Health System
Pittsburgh Business Times
Some 3,500 doctors and nurse practitioners participate in Highmark's medical home and Accountable Care Alliance programs. In May, Conemaugh's board announced the hospital system would be acquired by Brentwood, Tenn.-based Duke LifePoint ...


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Posted on Jul 21, 2014 (3 days ago)

Highmark billing problems persist for frustrated members
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Elaine Wills Fitzgerald says she sailed through the health insurance marketplace enrollment application last December, successfully signing up for a plan through Highmark without hitting any of the roadblocks or confusion widely reported after the ...

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Posted yesterday.

Business Briefs: Highmark, Conemaugh extend contract
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Highmark Inc. and Conemaugh Health System have agreed to a multi-year contract extension that will provide Blue Cross Blue Shield members in-network access to the health system's three campuses: Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown; ...


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Posted today (19 hours ago)

Geisinger, Highmark reach agreement on five-year contract extension
News Item
DANVILLE - Geisinger Health System and Highmark Inc. announced Thursday an agreement on a five-year contract extension through 2019. Under the new contract, Geisinger Medical Center in Danville and Geisinger clinic physicians will remain network ...
Some Highmark members to pay more at GeisingerPittsburgh Business Times (blog)
Geisinger, Highmark deal moving aheadSunbury Daily Item
Geisinger and Highmark Reach Agreement on Five-Year ContractGant Daily

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Posted on Jul 23, 2014 (2 days ago)

Transplant patients in limbo over coverage under UPMC-Highmark pact
Tribune-Review
The retired state police officer, who received a new heart in 2007 at UPMC and has Highmark insurance, wants to know whether he can continue getting care at UPMC. A commercial contract between UPMC and Highmark expires in December and will not be ...


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Posted on Jul 19, 2014 (5 days ago)

UPMC-Highmark accord falls far short of what's needed
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The recent announcement by Gov. Tom Corbett claiming progress in the protracted Highmark vs. UPMC health-insurance battle missed the mark when it comes to putting patients first. While the governor's efforts are admirable, the consent decrees he ...
Allegheny Health Network offers glimpse of Pine 'medical mall'Insurance News Net

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Posted on Jul 20, 2014 (4 days ago)

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

What's going on? UPMC-Highmark deal leaves public confused
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Like that divorcing husband and wife who squabble over every household item, Highmark and UPMC inked a state-brokered separation agreement late last month and then resumed their argument over who gets what. Stuck in the middle of this acrimonious ...
UPMC's request for donations is simply insultingPittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Posted on Jul 16, 2014 (8 days ago)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Clarification sought from governor on Highmark-UPMC plan
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The minority chairman of the House Insurance Committee has asked Gov. Tom Corbett, Attorney General Kathleen Kane and other officials to clarify key points of the June 27 Highmark-UPMC post-contract transition plan after a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story ...
Pennsylvania AG discusses UPMC-Highmark deal during Erie visitGoErie.com
Highmark-UPMC agreement raising new questionsPittsburgh Business Times (blog)

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