Highmark Inc

Type: Company
Name: Highmark Inc
Nationality: United States
First reported 42 mins ago - Updated 42 mins ago - 1 reports

Highmark company donates $4,000 for Elk County schools

ST. MARYS — Recently, Keystone Health Plan West, a Highmark company, presented a check for $4,000 to the Elk County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of North Central PA, from their Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program ... [Published Bradford Era - 42 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Allegheny Health Network’s first year shows promising direction

Far removed from the British royalty, Pittsburgh's Allegheny Health Network is turning 1, a significant milestone in a city that loves itself a health care war.Unlike Prince George, no one is showering Allegheny Health with gifts to mark the occasion ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Urban new leader at Jefferson

A Rostraver Township woman is leading Jefferson Hospital in Jefferson Hills.Louise Urban this week was named president and CEO of the hospital located off Route 51.“Louise assumes this important leadership post at a time of significant growth and promise ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 8 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

Highmark Inc. And Conemaugh Health System Reach Agreement On Multi-Year Contract

July 24, 2014PITTSBURGH – Highmark Inc. and Conemaugh Health System today announced a multi-year contract extension that will ensure Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield members have access to the system's three hospital campuses: Conemaugh Memorial Medical ... [Published BCBSA - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

WGH participates in program tracking infection prevention

Over the past year, Warren General Hospital participated in a Highmark quality program called "Quality Blue". The program was a voluntary program which focused on two key healthcare infection prevention measures. The quality measures specifically monitored ... [Published Times Observer - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Geisinger, Highmark deal moving ahead

—DANVILLE — A five-year extension of the contract between Geisinger Health System and Highmark Inc. won’t be affected by a dispute last year over Highmark allegedly undervaluing Geisinger’s health plan and charging certain plan holders more for care at ... [Published Daily Item - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Del. showing evidence that insurance costs growing more slowly under Obamacare

The application deadline has passed for insurance companies wishing to offer health coverage through the federally run Affordable Care Act marketplaces in Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania next year. Officials still have to act on the companies' proposed ... [Published News Works - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Transplant patients in limbo over coverage under UPMC-Highmark pact

Transplant patients caught in the middle of the UPMC-Highmark battle say a four-week-old agreement between the rivals is confusing, and some fear they will have to switch hospitals.“It's terrible. I've been asking questions for two years, and they keep ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

2 courts, 2 vastly different opinions about Affordable Care Act

Roughly 258,000 Pennsylvanians whose health insurance premiums are subsidized by the government under the Affordable Care Act had a lot at stake Tuesday as members of two federal courts debated whether the wording of the federal health care law prevents ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Highmark, Geisinger reach agreement on contract extension

Highmark Inc. and Geisinger Health System have reached a five-year contract extension, the companies said Wednesday.Financial terms of the deal that will run through 2019 weren't announced. The agreement calls for Geisinger Medical Center and Geinsinger ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

UPMC's request for donations is simply insulting

I recently received a letter from Magee-Womens Hospital. After reading it, I was both angered and insulted. My health insurance coverage is through Highmark. Magee is asking me for a donation to show my gratitude and support for my recent experience at ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Fabregas: Bickering ‘couple’ at it again

Did I not say last week that it was only a matter of time before UPMC and Highmark started bickering again like a divorced couple? Did I not cast doubt about the notion that UPMC and Highmark will live happily ever after?They're at it again, this time ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 19 2014]

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"We are pleased to announce this contract extension with Conemaugh Health System," said Michael Fiaschetti, Highmark president of Health Markets. "Highmark strives to reach mutually acceptable agreements with independent health systems so to assure our members have affordable access to quality medical care. In reaching this goal with Conemaugh Health System, we are able to best serve the needs of the community."
...drive value for our members as we partner to improve qualitay and affordability," said Mike Fiaschetti, president of Health Markets, Highmark Inc. "This agreement will enable us to maintain our long-standing relationship with Geisinger Health System and provide our members with continued access to Geisinger's excellent medical facilities and physicians. Their reputation for delivering outstanding care is nationally recognized."
"Delaware has always had a rate change, but 5 percent is certainly on the low end of what we've seen in the prior years" said Linda Nemes, assistant director of market regulation for Delaware's insurance department
"There can be no material cooperation with something that is intrinsically evil" he said

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Highmark company donates $4,000 for Elk County ... [Published Bradford Era - 42 mins ago]
Urban new leader at Jefferson [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 8 hours ago]
Allegheny Health Network’s first year shows pro... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 8 hours ago]
Highmark Inc. And Conemaugh Health System Reach... [Published BCBSA - 14 hours ago]
Geisinger And Highmark Reach Agreement On Five-... [Published BCBSA - 14 hours ago]
Highmark extends contract with Conemaugh Health... [Published Pittsburgh Business Times - 16 hours ago]
Healthways Beats on Q2 Earnings and Revenues,… [Published Zacks.com - 18 hours ago]
WGH participates in program tracking infection ... [Published Times Observer - Jul 25 2014]
Geisinger, Highmark deal moving ahead [Published Daily Item - Jul 25 2014]
Del. showing evidence that insurance costs grow... [Published News Works - Jul 24 2014]
Some Highmark members to pay more at Geisinger [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 24 2014]
Transplant patients in limbo over coverage unde... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 24 2014]
Best And Worst Customer Service In America [Published Forbes.com - Jul 23 2014]
Highmark, Geisinger reach agreement on contract... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 23 2014]
Geisinger and Highmark Reach Agreement on Five-... [Published Wall Street Select - Jul 23 2014]
Geisinger and Highmark Reach Agreement on Five-... [Published Financial Services - Jul 23 2014]
Titusville Area Hospital board to meet, today [Published The Titusville Herald - Jul 23 2014]
2 courts, 2 vastly different opinions about Af... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jul 23 2014]
Federal appeals courts disagree on Obamacare su... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 22 2014]
Allegheny Health Network Psychologist among Pan... [Published PRWeb - Jul 21 2014]
UPMC's request for donations is simply insulting [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jul 21 2014]
Fabregas: Bickering ‘couple’ at it again [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 19 2014]
Allegheny Health Network offers glimpse of Pine... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 19 2014]
Greensburg bishop testifies in case for injunct... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 19 2014]
Highmark’s New CEO Discusses Relationship With ... [Published KDKA - Jul 18 2014]
New Questions Raised Concerning UPMC, Highmark ... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Jul 18 2014]
Highmark and ACMH announce multi-year contract ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 18 2014]
Greensburg bishop testifies in case for injunct... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 18 2014]
Highmark-UPMC agreement raising new questions [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 17 2014]
Finding of Exceptional Case Denied Due to Uncle... [Published JD Supra - Jul 17 2014]
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Veracyte Announces Positive Coverage Policies f... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Jul 03 2014]
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company pioneering the field of molecular cytology, today announced that two Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)–affiliated organizations, Highmark Inc. and Horizon ...
The Solicitor General’s report card [Published SCOTUSblog - Jul 02 2014]
The SCOTUSblog stat pack contains a treasure trove of information about the Court’s Term.  But it doesn’t address the federal government’s record before the Court – and two competing narratives are being advanced to fill that vacuum.  Some say the ...
Pennsylvania Governor Corbett, Attorney General... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jun 27 2014]
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett and Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced today that Highmark and UPMC have reached a comprehensive transition agreement that covers how and where patients can receive health ...
USW International Announces Highmark Blue Cross... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jun 23 2014]
PITTSBURGH, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the United Steelworkers (USW) announced that Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield will remain the health insurance provider for its staff personnel and for those Steelworkers who are covered by ...
Highmark Inc. Extends Relationship with Healthw... [Published EON Business - Jun 19 2014]
PITTSBURGH & NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--As part of its mission to make high-quality healthcare easily accessible, understandable and affordable, Highmark Inc. has extended its long-term partnership with global well-being improvement ...
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Geisinger and Highmark Reach Agreement on Five-... [Published Financial Services - Jul 23 2014]
Patients First initiative delivers certainty fo... [Published Financial Services - Jun 27 2014]
Highmark Inc. partners with industry leader to ... [Published Financial Services - May 20 2014]
Insurance Department Receives Transactional Fil... [Published Financial Services - Feb 18 2014]
Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania and Hig... [Published Financial Services - Feb 18 2014]
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