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Posted on Sep 16, 2018 (5 days ago)

UPMC Health Plan Enters Value-Based Contract With Alkermes For VIVITROL®
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On August 30, 2018, UPMC Health Plan announced a value-based contract with Alkermes for VIVITROL®, a long-acting injection of naloxone for medication-assisted addiction treatment (MAT). The medication is administered once monthly to reduce the risk ...


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Posted on Aug 28, 2018 (24 days ago)

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Commonwealth Health signs in-network access deal with UPMC Health Plan
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
WILKES-BARRE — Commonwealth Health has signed a contract that provides in-network access to UPMC Health Plan members at its six hospitals in Northeastern Pennsylvania and affiliated provider networks. “In network” refers to providers or facilities ...
Commonwealth inks deal with UPMC Health Plan, patients to get in-network coverageCitizens Voice

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Posted on Aug 30, 2018 (22 days ago)

UPMC Health Plan Announces Agreement for VIVITROL®
PR Newswire (press release)
30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC Health Plan announced today a value-based contract with Alkermes for VIVITROL® (naltrexone for extended-release injectable suspension). This medication is a non-addictive, once-monthly treatment proven to reduce the ...

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Posted on Aug 29, 2018 (24 days ago)

Commonwealth inks deal with UPMC Health Plan
Citizens Voice
UPMC Health Plan will offer in-network coverage for Commonwealth Health patients, the regional health system announced Tuesday. The agreement between the Pittsburgh-based insurance provider and the health system means UPMC Health Plan ...

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Posted on Aug 31, 2018 (21 days ago)

Pittsburgh Business Times

UPMC Health Plan signs contract for drug that treats opioid addiction
Pittsburgh Business Times
By Paul J. Gough – Reporter, Pittsburgh Business Times. Aug 31, 2018, 7:37am. UPMC Health Plan Chief Pharmacy Officer Chronis Manolis said the insurer is working to improve access and affordability to current and future life-saving medications.


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Posted on Aug 29, 2018 (23 days ago)

Commonwealth Health inks deal with UPMC Health Plan, patients to get in-network coverage
Insurance News Net
The new health plan's arrival should help stabilize, if not improve, pricing, he said. New insurance products will give employers more selection and possibly better prices when shopping for group plans for their workers. "I don't see any drawbacks," he ...


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Posted on Sep 18, 2018 (3 days ago)

Tribune-Review

UPMC offers free flu shots, Carnegie Museum admission
Tribune-Review
Guests don't have to belong to the UPMC Health Plan to get the offer, but UPMC members might be asked to sign in for attendance tracking. UPMC Health Plan's health coaches will be there to field questions on the provider's health and wellness resources ...


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Posted on Sep 1, 2018 (20 days ago)

Commonwealth gets in-network with UPMC
The Wyoming County Examiner
Commonwealth Health announced recently that it has signed a contract with UPMC Health Plan that provides in-network access to UPMC Health Plan members. The agreement applies to the UPMC Health Plan commercial and Medicaid products, providing ...


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Posted on Aug 29, 2018 (23 days ago)

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Our View: UPMC's push across Pa. bears watching
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
“This new agreement solely relates to expanding access to care for individuals who have UPMC Health insurance plans. That has been our only focus throughout negotiations,” Commonwealth Health spokeswoman Renita Fennick said Tuesday when asked ...


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Posted on Aug 24, 2018 (28 days ago)

Tribune-Review

Ride a bike, buy some art or be serenaded by piano music this Pittsburgh weekend
Tribune-Review
The 25th anniversary of the UPMC Health Plan PedalPGH is from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 26. It is the largest charity bike ride in Pennsylvania with 3,000 participants expected. Since it began, the event has raised more than $330,000 for bicycle and ...


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