Gov. 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.
A Western Pennsylvania health insurance giant will have to pay a dozen hospitals money that it withheld, a judge is ruling.
Gov. 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.
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is threatening to terminate its Medicare contract with rival Highmark, which could cause about 180,000 seniors in western Pennsylvania to lose in-network access to UPMC hospitals and doctors next year.
A new bike sharing program looks to finally get off the ground in Pittsburgh.
The Wolf administration says it will interpret last year’s consent agreement between Highmark and UPMC in a broader way than its predecessor.
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.
By all accounts, the breach of Anthem, an Indianapolis-based Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance company, was stunning.
Instead of waiting months for an appointment, how about you “get right in” to see the doctor and have a diagnosis in just 24 hours?
The ongoing dispute between Highmark and UPMC is heating up again.
There was a lot of excitement Monday over a new Allegheny Health Network urgent care center in Braddock.
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.
Most Highmark subscribers will soon lose low-cost access to UPMC in a consent agreement Highmark agreed to.
Most people who are diagnosed with sleep apnea have to re-order their supplies through the mail. However, Highmark is opening a new, first-of-its kind store in our area to make replacing supplies easier and more convenient.