For an area known for strip malls, the new kid on the block is a medical mall.
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.
Pittsburgh-based health insurer Highmark Inc. is warning people that a fake job recruiter has been contacting people, apparently seeking personal identify information from people over the phone.
David Holmberg has been Highmark’s CEO for just eight weeks. And the region’s largest insurance company — that now provides health services through its Allegheny Health Network — has been embroiled with UPMC.
If you have a pet, you know visits to the vet can be costly, especially if you’re there for an emergency.
UPMC has agreed to allow some Highmark insurance enrollees under certain conditions to continue using its doctors and facilities at in-network rates under a consent decree filed in court Friday after a long and bitter fight between the two western Pennsylvania health care giants.
UPMC and Highmark have agreed to a transition plan, sources tell KDKA-TV money editor Jon Delano.
Gov. Tom Corbett says he plans to meet with officials from western Pennsylvania’s biggest insurer, Highmark, and its dominant hospital system, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Gov. Tom Corbett says he wants to minimize the disruption if people who are covered through western Pennsylvania’s biggest insurer, Highmark, lose in-network access to the dominant western Pennsylvania hospital system, UPMC.
Highmark Inc., the state’s largest insurance company, is changing chief executive officers for the second time in less than two years.
Being discharge from the hospital or rehab is normally a time of celebration, but a local family says their 15-year-old son – who was badly injured in a car accident last fall – is not medically ready to go home yet.
A Washington County teenager, who nearly died last October in a head-on crash, is expected to be released from a Children’s Hospital rehab center Thursday.
Allegheny County officials say they are sticking with Highmark as the health care provider for its employees.
In just nine months, Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield subscribers will lose low-cost access to UPMC doctors and facilities.
It was a meeting set weeks ago, but Wednesday’s discussion between Mayor Bill Peduto and UPMC’s CEO Jeffrey Romoff took on greater significance in the wake of demonstrations that shut down part of Grant Street this week.