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Highmark’s New CEO Discusses Relationship With UPMC

David Holmberg has been Highmark’s CEO for just eight weeks. And the region’s largest insurance company — that now provides health services through its Allegheny Health Network — has been embroiled with UPMC.

07/18/2014

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Supreme Court: Can’t Make Employers Cover Contraception

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

06/30/2014

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Details Of UPMC, Highmark Split Made Public

UPMC has agreed to allow some Highmark insurance enrollees under certain conditions to continue using its doctors and facilities at in-network rates under a consent decree filed in court Friday after a long and bitter fight between the two western Pennsylvania health care giants.

06/27/2014

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UPMC, Highmark Reach Deal On Highmark Access To UPMC Facilities In 2015

UPMC and Highmark have agreed to a transition plan, sources tell KDKA-TV money editor Jon Delano.

06/25/2014

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Excela Health To Expand Its Frick Hospital To A Medical Mall

A multi-million dollar upgrade to Excela Health’s Frick Hospital in Mount Pleasant is an economic boost to southern Westmoreland and northern Fayette Counties.

06/13/2014

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Corbett Set To Meet With UPMC, Highmark Officials

Gov. Tom Corbett says he plans to meet with officials from western Pennsylvania’s biggest insurer, Highmark, and its dominant hospital system, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

06/10/2014

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Corbett Asks UPMC, Highmark To Minimize Upheaval

Gov. Tom Corbett says he wants to minimize the disruption if people who are covered through western Pennsylvania’s biggest insurer, Highmark, lose in-network access to the dominant western Pennsylvania hospital system, UPMC.

06/02/2014

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Highmark Changes CEOs After Less Than 2 Years

Highmark Inc., the state’s largest insurance company, is changing chief executive officers for the second time in less than two years.

05/21/2014

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Pittsburgh Woman Gets Private Meeting With President

Kim Francis, of Squirrel Hill, was surprised when she and her parents, Judy and Mike Sparlin, were invited to hear the president and vice president speak at CCAC on Wednesday. But that was just the start.

04/17/2014

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Allegheny County Sticking With Health Care Provider Highmark

Allegheny County officials say they are sticking with Highmark as the health care provider for its employees.

04/15/2014

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Mayor Meets With UPMC CEO, Talk Pay Increases, Highmark Dispute

It was a meeting set weeks ago, but Wednesday’s discussion between Mayor Bill Peduto and UPMC’s CEO Jeffrey Romoff took on greater significance in the wake of demonstrations that shut down part of Grant Street this week.

03/05/2014

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Local Smokers Not Bothered By CVS Dropping Tobacco Products

In a surprise move, the pharmacy chain CVS says it will discontinue the sale of all tobacco products on Oct. 1.

02/05/2014

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Local Hospital Aims To Help Uninsured By Listing Prices

When you go to a drive through for fast food, you know exactly what it will cost you at the next window.

02/04/2014

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US & World News Report 2014 Top Jobs

U.S. News Senior Career Editor Jada Graves gives the KDKA Afternoon News the details on the 100 Best Jobs in 2014.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/23/2014

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Allegheny Health Teaming With Johns Hopkins

The Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network plans to announce “a formal affiliation” between the seven-hospital network and the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in Baltimore.

01/22/2014

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