Healthcare

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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

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Hundreds Rally Against UPMC, Call For Change

Several local politicians were joined by hundreds of demonstrators Saturday to Rally against healthcare provider UPMC.

09/07/2013

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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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Forbes Hospital Receives Level 2 Trauma Center Accreditation

When it comes to trauma patients, getting to a hospital fast is critical and every minute counts. Soon, patients will have another option to get care.

08/06/2013

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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

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Allegheny Health System Announces Hospital Layoffs

More than 450 jobs were eliminated from the West Penn Allegheny Health System today.

07/26/2013

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Highmark Renews Partnership With Catholic Charities Center

Just last year, more than 2,200 local uninsured patients received free healthcare thanks to the Catholic Charities Free Health Care Center.

07/25/2013

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Local Institutions’ Employees Feeling Effects Of Obamacare

Some employers say they find the Affordable Care Act – unaffordable. Instead of extending coverage to some employees, they’re cutting their hours.

07/02/2013

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Could A Sunscreen Pill Work?

It’s all fun in the sun until the hassle of sunscreen.

06/28/2013

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Heritage Valley In Beaver Faces Strike

Heritage Valley Health System in Beaver may face a strike if contract agreements are not made within two weeks.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/22/2013

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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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Pa. Auditor General Threatens UPMC Audit If It Fails To Reach Highmark Deal

In Pittsburgh Wednesday afternoon, Pa. State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale has a warning to UPMC and Highmark.

05/08/2013

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Judge OKs Nixing Of Highmark Suit Settlement

A federal judge has approved the withdrawal of a proposed settlement of health insurance ratepayers and insurer Highmark Inc.

05/08/2013

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State Could Gain Millions From Medicaid Expansion

An expansion of Medicaid eligibility under a 2010 landmark federal health care law would boost the state’s finances by hundreds of millions of dollars a year, the Pennsylvania Legislature’s nonpartisan fiscal analysts said Tuesday.

04/23/2013

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New Steps Made In Possible WPAHS, Highmark Merger

There was another step forward in the plan by Highmark to take over the struggling West Penn Allegheny Health System.

04/09/2013

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