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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Highmark joining forces with Penn State Health, Hershey Medical ...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Highmark Health and Penn State Health — Central Pennsylvania's major health system that includes Hershey Medical Center — are joining forces. Late Friday afternoon at a special meeting, Penn State trustees voted unanimously to approve a partnership ...
Highmark & Penn State Health plan partnershipLancasterOnline
Penn State Health partners with Highmark Health | Reading Eagle ...Reading Eagle
Highmark, Penn State Health forge partnershipCentral Penn Business Journal

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Posted on Dec 14, 2017 (2 days ago)

LancasterOnline

Friday's the deadline to sign up for your own health insurance; experts warn many may miss it
LancasterOnline
In addition to healthcare.gov, the deadline applies to individual plans purchased directly from Capital Blue Cross, Geisinger, Highmark, Independence Blue Cross, and UPMC Health Plan. Many of the current enrollees will be automatically re-enrolled if ...
Obamacare sign-ups expected to lag at the end of enrollment this weekPolitico
Two days left to enroll in ACA health careReading Eagle
Open enrollment deadline loomingPA home page

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Posted on Dec 11, 2017 (5 days ago)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

'Treatment is very difficult': UPMC trying new rehab push for drug overdoses
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Every day ambulances carry people just revived from overdoses to UPMC Mercy Hospital, only to have some of them walk out and promptly use heroin or fentanyl again. Starting last month, however, many of them leave with a vial of Narcan, an appointment ...


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Posted on Dec 8, 2017 (8 days ago)

Washington Business Journal

Evolent Health drops acquisition deal with Ohio company
Washington Business Journal
Evolent Health (NYSE: EVH) specializes in helping health care systems improve their business models using value-based strategies. It was founded in 2011 by a partnership of The Advisory Board Co. and UPMC Health Plan and is led by former Advisory Board ...
Evolent Health, Inc - EVH - Stock Price Today - ZacksZacks Investment Research

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Posted on Dec 1, 2017 (15 days ago)

The Daily Times

Chamber offers Health Plan to members
The Daily Times
The plan will be able to keep costs down because of the economy of scale and the number of participants. He said underwriting evaluations will keep adverse groups out, thereby keeping costs consistent. Members will face a minimal cost increase every ...


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Posted on Nov 21, 2017 (25 days ago)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pace of ACA enrollment up, but questions remain about its future
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
“For those not getting subsidies, the premiums are going up about 17 percent to 50 percent depending on which plan they want to stick with in 2018.” Even those people who aren't in line for a tax credit may have good options, she said, as both UPMC ...


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Posted on Nov 30, 2017 (16 days ago)

Forbes

5 Fixes For Healthcare That America Needs Now
Forbes
The solution: If we change our behaviors, with the help of a device we already use and rely on every day our health can be improved. CEO of UPMC Health Plan, Diane P. Holder, argues that patient engagement can be dramatically increased using new ...


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Posted on Dec 4, 2017 (12 days ago)

Pittsburgh Business Times

Here's where the proposed repeal of the individual mandate could strike
Pittsburgh Business Times
"Under current market constructs there is a need to provide incentives for individuals, particularly young adults, to get enrolled and stay enrolled in continuous coverage, which contributes to market stability and affordability for all consumers ...
Repealing the Individual Health Insurance Mandate: An Updated Estimate - Congressional Budget OfficeCongressional Budget Office
Repealing the Individual Health Insurance Mandate: An Updated Estimate | Congressional Budget OfficeCongressional Budget Office

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Posted on Nov 22, 2017 (24 days ago)

Reading Eagle

In Pennsylvania, 102000 people sign up for ACA health care
Reading Eagle
... only about a quarter of the total number of people who picked plans in Pennsylvania for 2017 have selected ones for 2018. Earlier this month, the state's acting insurance commissioner issued a consumer alert for people to be careful when picking ...

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Posted on Dec 5, 2017 (11 days ago)

PennLive.com

Experts analyze Aetna, CVS merger
Healio
Roberts noted that this merger reflects the erosion of walls between different types of health care entities. “Keep in mind these [integrated financing and delivery] lines are already going on in some organizations like Kaiser and are being blurred in ...
Patients might need map to find 'front door' to health carePennLive.com
CVS Health to Acquire Aetna; Combination to Provide Consumers with a Better Experience, Reduced Costs and ...CVS Health
Cvs Health Corporation - CVS - Stock Price Today - ZacksZacks Investment Research
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