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Unlikely Pair Of Legislators Offer Solution To UPMC-Highmark Dispute

They could not be more different – 57-year-old liberal Democrat Dan Frankel from Squirrel Hill and 29-year-old conservative Republican Jim Christiana of Beaver.

09/27/2013

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Financial Help For Many, Penalties For Some Under Obamacare

On Tuesday, Pennsylvanians without health insurance can pick one of 36 private insurance plans that the Obama administration says, on average, will cost around $286 a month.

09/26/2013

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Health Exchanges Kick In Next Week

Americans can start to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare next Tuesday, but do you know what that means?

09/25/2013

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Health Secretary In Pittsburgh To Promote Health Care For Uninsured

America’s Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was in town on Tuesday with a message to 1.2 million Pennsylvanians without health insurance.

09/10/2013

Health Reform Rollout: Today – 2018

While many Americans are aware of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what may be in store in the near future, some are unaware of the longer term provisions still to come. Below is a […]

08/25/2013

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Charges For PSU Employees Who Don’t Get A Health Screening

Penn State University plans to charge all employees who do not undergo a health screening $100 a month!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/23/2013

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Angie’s List: Tips To Cut Down Doctor’s Office Wait Times

Do you play the waiting game at your doctor’s office? If your answer is yes, it can be quite frustrating.

08/08/2013

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UPMC And Highmark Engage In TV Ad War

It’s not campaign season, but you might think so with the back-and-forth television ads from UPMC and Highmark.

08/01/2013

Pennsylvania & The Affordable Care Act

What The Affordable Care Act Means For Pennsylvanians

07/30/2013

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The New Patient’s Bill Of Rights

The new Patient’s Bill of Rights protects many basic rights of Americans when it comes to personal health care and dealing with insurance companies.

07/22/2013

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Health Care Costs In America Versus The Rest Of The World

While America has the most expensive health care system in the world, Americans do not live longer or have better health than people in most other developed countries.

07/20/2013

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Man Left Paralyzed Not Getting Care He Was Approved For

An afternoon of family fun left a New Kensington man paralyzed. More than a year later, he’s finally back home, but his wife says he is not getting the around-the-clock care he was approved for.

07/12/2013

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UPMC Taking Steps To Ban On-Duty Employees From Smoking

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is the area’s largest health employer with more than 60,000 employees.

07/11/2013

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UPMC Board Votes Not To Extend Highmark’s Contract

The battle continues to heat up between UPMC and Highmark.

06/14/2013

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New Highmark Ad Goes After UPMC

Highmark has launched a new advertisement designed to rally support for its acquisition of West Penn Allegheny with a pointed attack on its rival UPMC.

04/12/2013

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