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.
UPMC and Highmark have agreed to a transition plan, sources tell KDKA-TV money editor Jon Delano.
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.
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.
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.
Highmark Inc., the state’s largest insurance company, is changing chief executive officers for the second time in less than two years.
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.
Allegheny County officials say they are sticking with Highmark as the health care provider for its employees.
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.
In a surprise move, the pharmacy chain CVS says it will discontinue the sale of all tobacco products on Oct. 1.
When you go to a drive through for fast food, you know exactly what it will cost you at the next window.
U.S. News Senior Career Editor Jada Graves gives the KDKA Afternoon News the details on the 100 Best Jobs in 2014.
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.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor has temporarily blocked a controversial part of Obamacare that affects the availability of contraceptives to women who work for Catholic-affiliated institutions.
Catholic groups in western Pennsylvania received another favorable legal ruling in their fight over mandates in the federal health care overhaul law.