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.
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.
The former head of a Pittsburgh-area hospice has been indicted on charges she used patients who weren’t terminally ill to collect millions of dollars in false Medicare and Medicaid billings.
A local man who is quadriplegic can’t use his bathroom because of health insurance red tape — and he’s not alone.
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.
Betty McCullough’s struggle is hard to watch. Every step on every stair is an excruciating journey through different levels of pain.
Getting up and down stairs was Roger Madden’s greatest challenge every day.
It’s a task we all take for granted, getting up and down stairs. But for Roger Madden it presents quite the challenge.
If you met Casey Galbreath you would assume she’s handicapped. But under the circumstances we had to ask.
It seems like every week there is a new story about the affordable health care act, a new bill being proposed in Harrisburg, and the fight between UPMC and Highmark.
Dr. Bhola Roy is a board certified internist.
Tuesday, Oct. 1, is the first day uninsured Americans can sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, often known as Obamacare.
Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
In 1965, health care coverage for seniors in America changed dramatically with the passage of Medicare, and largely remained unchanged until 2010, when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. […]
John Rasmus hold a doctorate in political economy and is the author of “The War At Home” and he joined Chris Moore to talk about America’s financial issues.