Health Care

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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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Supreme Court Justice Stays Implementation Of Controversial Obamacare Provision

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.

01/01/2014

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Pittsburgh, Erie Catholic Groups Win Health Care Act Ruling

Catholic groups in western Pennsylvania received another favorable legal ruling in their fight over mandates in the federal health care overhaul law.

12/21/2013

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Medicaid Alternative Proposal

Critics are taking aim at Gov. Tom Corbett’s plan to bring billions of federal health care dollars into Pennsylvania.

12/06/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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Pittsburgh Diocese Wins Delay Against Affordable Care Act

The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh has won a federal lawsuit that makes all Catholic institutions exempt from the Affordable Care Act.

11/21/2013

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New Pa. Bill Makes Apologies Not An Admission Of Fault

A new law passed in Pennsylvania will allow health care providers the opportunity to apologize without backlash.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/14/2013

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Local Congressmen React To President’s New Effort To Extend Old Health Policies

After telling Americans they could keep their old health plans — only to find some policies cancelled because they failed to meet higher standards — President Obama tried to make amends on Thursday.

11/14/2013

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