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Proposed Deal To Merge WPAHS, Highmark Is Off

Officials with West Penn Allegheny Health System have announced that their proposed deal to merge with Highmark has been called off. WPAHS called a news conference this morning to make the major announcement.


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Sen. Costa On The Highmark & WPAHS Deal Gone Bad

KDKA’s Radio Mike Pintek talked with State House Minority Leader Jay Costa about the Highmark and WPAHS deal that has fallen apart.

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State Sen. Jim Ferlo’s Statement On WPAHS-Highmark Breakdown

State Sen. Jim Ferlo’s full statement on the West Penn Allegheny Health System-Highmark situation.


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Consumer Reports: Selecting Health Care Coverage

This is the time of year when many organizations ask employees to pick their health insurance for 2013. But it’s not easy to compare health plans — although Consumer Reports says a new requirement of Obamacare may help.


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Breast Care Center Opens At Forbes Regional Hospital

Highmark opened the doors to its new comprehensive breast care center at Forbes Regional Hospital, giving Pittsburgh women a one-stop shopping approach to breast health.


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Highmark’s New CEO Starts Job In Pittsburgh, Wants Better Relations With UPMC

On his fourth day in Pittsburgh, Highmark’s new CEO – Dr. Bill Winkenwerder – toured the Caring Place, a facility for children who have lost a parent, after sitting down with KDKA Money Editor Jon Delano in his first TV interview as CEO.


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Highmark Forms ‘Strategic Partnership’ With Jefferson Regional

Jefferson Regional Medical Center has been an independent medical facility serving tens of thousands of patients in the South Hills for decades. Now, it is about to become part of the Highmark health care provider system.


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Assault Charges Dropped Against Former Highmark CEO

Former Highmark CEO, Ken Melani, is no longer facing assault charges following a fistfight he got into back in March.


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Corbett Talks Highmark-UPMC Agreement & Transit Funding

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Governor Tom Corbett about the deal he brokered between Highmark and UPMC, as well as some news on public transportation funding.

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UPMC, Highmark Deal Has Many Breathing Easier For Now

It’s been a nasty battle for months, and it has caused some big fears for patients, employers and doctors; but now, there’s a deal between UPMC and Highmark.


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Corbett Announces Agreement Extension Between Highmark, UPMC

UPMC and Highmark are agreeing to another extension on a contract that will keep the groups’ hospitals and doctors in the insurance network through the end of 2014.


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Pa. Insurance Dept. Holds Hearing On Merger

Just a week after the Justice Department made their ruling in the Highmark-West Penn Allegheny Health System proposed merger, the Pennsylvania Department of Insurance held a public hearing on Tuesday.


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Highmark Moves Closer To West Penn Merger

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to PA Department of Insurance Secretary Michael Corsedine about the details of the Highmark-West Penn Allegheny Health System merger and what it will mean to you.

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Urgent Care Center To Open In Braddock

An array of county and local officials had good news for the people of Braddock and surrounding communities as they announced that a new urgent care center will be part of the development at the site of the former hospital.


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Charges Could Go Away For Former Highmark CEO

The KDKA Investigators have learned that charges against former Highmark CEO Dr. Ken Melani will be dropped as part of a plea deal made between all parties involved.