Health Care

UPMC, Highmark Resolve Dispute Over In-Network RatesHealth insurer Highmark Inc. and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center have resolved their dispute over which Highmark members can maintain in-network access to UPMC doctors and hospitals.
Panel: Highmark Wrongly Lowered Cancer Payments To UPMCAn arbitration panel says Highmark violated a $188 million contract with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and must now pay millions of dollars for past claims.
UPMC To Post Satisfaction Surveys, Star Ratings Of DoctorsUPMC wants patients to choose the right doctor and it's posting online satisfaction surveys to help them do that.
Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Health Care Law SubsidiesGov. Tom Wolf will withdraw his application to take over the insurance marketplace created under the 2010 federal health care law now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the law's nationwide tax subsidies.
Woman Recovering From Double Lung Transplant Thanks Pittsburgh For GenerosityA mother from North Carolina wants to thank Pittsburgh. She says the generosity of the people here saved her life.
State Wins Court Order In UPMC-Highmark Fight Over MedicareGov. Tom Wolf and Attorney General Kathleen Kane hailed a court decision Friday that they had sought in a bid to protect Medicare Advantage enrollees caught in the middle of a feud between two western Pennsylvania health care giants.
Highmark Loses Hospitals' Lawsuit Over Reimbursement CutsA Western Pennsylvania health insurance giant will have to pay a dozen hospitals money that it withheld, a judge is ruling.
Gov. Wolf, AG Ask Court To Enforce UPMC, Highmark Consent DecreeGov. Tom Wolf and the state attorney general want the Commonwealth Court to force the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and rival Highmark Inc. to honor a consent decree and force the sparring medical giants into arbitration to settle lingering disputes.
Wolf Administration To Begin Reorganizing Medicaid PlansGov. Tom Wolf's administration plans to begin transferring more than a million adult Medicaid enrollees into a single, new benefits program that it touts as a more efficient and effective way of providing health care for the poor, disabled and elderly.
GlaxoSmithKline Closing Pittsburgh-Area Office, Cutting 274The company that makes Aquafresh toothpaste and Tums antacid tablets is closing its Pittsburgh-area operations and cutting 274 jobs by year's end.
Cystic Fibrosis Patient Seeking Help From UPMCKatie Prager has cystic fibrosis and needs a double lung transplant to save her life. The problem: insurance won't pay for it.
How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax FilingLearn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.
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