Highmark May Be Dropping MedExpress From Its CoverageHighmark is putting one of the area’s most popular quick stops for medical service on notice.
Sen. Pat Toomey 'Disappointed' Obamacare Not RepealedSenator Toomey was “disappointed” that Republicans “didn’t take a very constructive first step” in healthcare reform, and admitted that the bill was a start to a longer process.
House GOP Releases Bill To Unravel Obama Health Care LawHouse Republicans have released their long-awaited bill dismantling much of former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Local Doctors Launch House Call AppCan't make it to the doctors office? Well, a group of local medical professionals have launched the MyHouseCall App.
Fourth Open Enrollment Period Opens Under Affordable Health Care ActThe fourth open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act began Tuesday.
Woman Recovering From Double Lung Transplant Thanks Pittsburgh For GenerosityA mother from North Carolina wants to thank Pittsburgh. She says the generosity of the people here saved her life.
State Wins Court Order In UPMC-Highmark Fight Over MedicareGov. 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.
Highmark Loses Hospitals' Lawsuit Over Reimbursement CutsA Western Pennsylvania health insurance giant will have to pay a dozen hospitals money that it withheld, a judge is ruling.
Gov. Wolf, AG Ask Court To Enforce UPMC, Highmark Consent DecreeGov. 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.
Wolf Administration To Begin Reorganizing Medicaid PlansGov. Tom Wolf's administration plans to begin transferring more than a million adult Medicaid enrollees into a single, new benefits program that it touts as a more efficient and effective way of providing health care for the poor, disabled and elderly.
GlaxoSmithKline Closing Pittsburgh-Area Office, Cutting 274The company that makes Aquafresh toothpaste and Tums antacid tablets is closing its Pittsburgh-area operations and cutting 274 jobs by year's end.
UPMC Cancels Highmark's Medical Advantage Low-Cost Access For SeniorsThe 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.
Pittsburgh VA Clears Up Backlog, Shortens Wait TimesCongress was shocked to learn that at a VA facility in Phoenix, Ariz. 1,700 veterans had languished on waiting lists – and some had died awaiting care.
Cystic Fibrosis Patient Seeking Help From UPMCKatie Prager has cystic fibrosis and needs a double lung transplant to save her life. The problem: insurance won't pay for it.
UPMC Now Offering Online Doctor VisitsWould you prefer to see a doctor in person or by computer?