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Posted on Nov 4, 2018 (11 days ago)

Erie family navigates new health insurance landscape
GoErie.com
Hamot and its physicians will be out of Highmark's network, while Saint Vincent and its physicians will no longer be in UPMC Health Plan's provider network. When that happens, most subscribers with Highmark or UPMC Health Plan insurance will have to ...


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Posted on Nov 4, 2018 (11 days ago)

GoErie.com

How to deal with the end of the UPMC-Highmark consent decree
GoErie.com
Those who have Highmark Medicare Advantage plans will not have in-network access to many UPMC hospitals, including UPMC Hamot, and their employed doctors after June 30. Those with Medicare Advantage plans with UPMC Health Plan will not have ...


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Posted on Oct 18, 2018 (27 days ago)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania's individual Affordable Care Act health insurance plans see rate decrease for 2019
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
“UPMC Health Plan offers the lowest-priced silver plan in Allegheny County and other counties throughout Western Pennsylvania,” said Caleb Wallace, UPMC Health Plan's senior director of health policy. “As always, all of our plans include in-network ...

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Posted on Nov 4, 2018 (11 days ago)

A health insurance Q&A
GoErie.com
Highmark and UPMC officials have spent months explaining the ramifications of the end of their consent decree on June 30. In a nutshell: — People with Highmark commercial and Medicare Advantage plans will no longer have in-network access to most ...


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Posted on Nov 12, 2018 (2 days ago)

Health plan enrollment complicated by UPMC-Highmark breakup
Insurance News Net
Enrollment and plan comparisons are available at healthcare.gov. Highmark and UPMC each offers both Medicare Advantage plans and marketplace options. "It is important to consider the doctors and hospitals you want to use and factor that in as a key ...


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Posted on Oct 19, 2018 (26 days ago)

How UPMC Sets the Standard for Service Excellence
No Jitter
The team at UPMC Health Plan is no stranger to winning. Over the years, they've earned industry awards for their use of technology, customer experience, management team, and more. In 2017, they received the coveted ICMI Global Contact Center Award for ...


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Posted on Nov 5, 2018 (9 days ago)

Should your business introduce chatbots?
Pittsburgh Business Times
She worked on a team that created Odyssey, an evidence-based program for achieving health-related goals, like stress management, weight management, smoking cessation, physical activity and nutrition. UPMC Health Plan partnered with Pittsburgh-based ...


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Posted on Oct 18, 2018 (27 days ago)

Pittsburgh Business Times

Seniors' stark choice: How the UPMC-Highmark split is providing confusion, opportunity
Pittsburgh Business Times
Under that scenario, UPMC Health Plan and the companies that offer Medicare Advantage covering both UPMC and Highmark could gain market share. But Highmark's health system subsidiary, Allegheny Health Network, could also pick up patients if they ...


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Posted on Nov 11, 2018 (4 days ago)

David Bruce: Avoid sham health insurances
GoErie.com
Millions of Americans, including thousands in northwestern Pennsylvania, are shopping for health insurance this month. Some are searching for a Medicare Advantage plan, while others are looking at Obamacare plans on the Health Insurance Marketplace.

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Posted on Nov 5, 2018 (9 days ago)

YourErie

2 Pennsylvania hospitals plan multimillion dollar expansions before UPMC-Highmark split
Becker's Hospital Review
A consent decree allowing Highmark health plan beneficiaries to use Pittsburgh-based UPMC facilities will end June 30. Now, two rival hospitals based in Erie, Pa., are preparing for the end of the agreement by undertaking large expansion projects, ...
Corry first city in the area to embrace 'Blue Zones' community health projectYourErie

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