Healthcare

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UPMC Now Offering Online Doctor Visits

Would you prefer to see a doctor in person or by computer?

03/03/2015

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Donations Pouring In For N.C. Woman In Need Of Double Lung Transplant

Pittsburgh has once again shown the size of its heart.

02/13/2015

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Deadline Approaching To Sign Up & Make Changes To Coverage Under Affordable Care Act

The deadline is fast approaching to sign up for or make changes to your healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

02/13/2015

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Financial Situation, Insurance Status Delaying Woman’s Life-Saving Lung Transplant

If Lethia Everette were your relative, you might find her predicament hard to believe, let alone accept. She needs a double lung transplant. Right now.

02/12/2015

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Highmark Says Its Customer Health Data Is Secure

The cyber security breach at Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield with its 80 million customers has brought increased scrutiny to security issues in the health care industry.

02/06/2015

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Highmark Denies In-Network Coverage To Some Pregnant Women Using Magee Womens Hospital

The ongoing dispute between Highmark and UPMC is heating up again.

01/16/2015

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Highmark-UPMC Relationship Ends With Exceptions

Jan. 1 starts a new relationship between Highmark’s insurance customers and UPMC, and it’s sometimes hard to sort out what it all means.

12/31/2014

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Allegheny Health Forming Home Unit With Celtic

The Allegheny Health Network is teaming up with Celtic Healthcare to form a for-profit home health care company to compete with the rival University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

11/12/2014

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Highmark’s CEO Answers Tough Questions On Access To UPMC

Most Highmark subscribers will soon lose low-cost access to UPMC in a consent agreement Highmark agreed to.

10/31/2014

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Infectious Diseases Doctor Weighs In On Ebola Fears In U.S.

Ebola has been diagnosed in the United States.

10/01/2014

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Ebola Primer: How It Works And How It Spreads

Ebola is a rare viral illness — and now the CDC has diagnosed a case in the United States.

09/30/2014

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Wexford’s New Medical Mall Is Latest Innovation In Health Care

For an area known for strip malls, the new kid on the block is a medical mall.

09/23/2014

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

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Doctor Takes Closer Look At Unnecessary Surgeries In New Book

Dr. Paul Ruggieri released his new book, “The Cost of Cutting: A Surgeon Reveals the Truth Behind a Multibillion-Dollar Industry” this week where he exposes the hidden truths behind why surgery is so expensive.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/05/2014

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Regulators, Highmark Spell Out Post-UPMC Plan

Officials with health insurer Highmark Inc. and the Pennsylvania Insurance Department have spelled out a plan for Highmark customers to continue using doctors from the rival University of Pittsburgh Medical Center once Highmark’s provider agreement with UPMC ends Jan. 1.

09/03/2014

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