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Posted today (5 hours ago)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Activists march to City-County Building for health care access, UPMC expansion concerns
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A few dozen health care workers and community activists marched through Downtown on Tuesday in the lead-up to a Pittsburgh City Council hearing discussing UPMC's $2 billion expansion plan. The group, led by the SEIU and other union and community ...


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Posted on Jul 10, 2018 (7 days ago)

Commissioner: Federal decision won't impact ACA in Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Business Times
Insurers in Pennsylvania's ACA marketplace, which includes UPMC Health Plan and Highmark, submitted rate requests for 2019 back in May. The rate requests were for under 5 percent increases in both the individual and the small-group market, although ...


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Posted today (11 hours ago)

90.5 WESA

Activists Oppose New UPMC Hospital, Want Expanded Treatment ...
90.5 WESA
A march is scheduled on Tuesday ahead of a public hearing at Pittsburgh's city council about a proposed UPMC vision and rehabilitation hospital in Uptown.

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Posted on Jul 10, 2018 (7 days ago)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Freezing of Obamacare funding draws mixed reaction from UPMC, Highmark
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Caleb Wallace, senior director of policy at UPMC Health Plan, said the Pittsburgh insurer wouldn't seek to alter its rate proposal to the state, even if there were a way to do that. “Right now, there's no provision for new rate filings,” Mr. Wallace ...
Trump's Latest Affordable Care Act Move Adds to Insurers' UncertaintyWall Street Journal
2018-07-07 - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - CMS.govCMS.gov

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Posted on Jul 9, 2018 (8 days ago)

Philly.com

Quirks in the reporting of executive pay at health insurers
Philly.com
The confusion sown by the flexible rules is shown in the case of Diane Holder, president of UPMC Health Plan, a fast-growing insurer that has been expanding throughout Pennsylvania from its Pittsburgh base. In its state filings, UPMC disclosed pay for ...


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Posted on Jul 5, 2018 (12 days ago)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A year away, end of UPMC-Highmark agreement has lost its sting
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
“Virtually every employer is offering their employees a way to get to UPMC, either by offering UPMC Health Plan alongside of Highmark, or offering a national insurer alongside with Highmark, or replacing Highmark with UPMC Health Plan or a national ...


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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Speakers denounce UPMC, urge Pittsburgh city council to withhold approval of master plan
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
One by one, opponents of the council resolution — a strong majority of the 116 — took to the podium to denounce UPMC's treatment of workers and call on the health enterprise to enter into a community benefits agreement with stakeholders before ...
Advocates: Elected officials should press UPMC for higher wagesPittsburgh Business Times
Activists And Employees Pack City Council Chambers For Hearing On Proposed UPMC Hospital In Uptown90.5 WESA

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Posted on Jun 19, 2018 (28 days ago)

Los Angeles Times

Trump administration finalizes rule to allow for skimpier health plans
Los Angeles Times
The Trump administration Tuesday advanced its plan to promote the sale of skimpier health insurance, finalizing a new rule that would make it easier for individuals and small businesses to band together to get plans that don't offer a full set of ...
About Association Health Plans | United States Department of LaborUnited States Department of Labor
Final rule - United States Department of LaborUnited States Department of Labor
Trump's new insurance rules are panned by nearly every healthcare group that submitted formal commentsLos Angeles Times

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Posted on Jun 21, 2018 (26 days ago)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Highmark prepares to roll out health plans with fewer benefits and lower cost
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
In a statement, UPMC Health Plan said it was reviewing Tuesday's labor department rule change while continuing to offer “both current and prospective clients a range of health coverage options designed to fit the unique needs of their employees and ...
Association Health Plans Projected to Enroll 3.2M Individuals | Avalere HealthAvalere Health
The Health Care Choices Proposal: Policy Recommendations to Congress - MediumMedium

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Posted on Jul 1, 2018 (15 days ago)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

People on the move: 7/2/2018
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Health. Jacquelyn Smith was named associate vice president for long term services and supports clinical operations at UPMC Health Plan. Allegheny Health Network said Dr. Allan Klapper was appointed president of the new 160-bed facility that will be ...


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