Highmark Inc

Type: Company
Name: Highmark Inc
Nationality: United States
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Highmark income drops, surplus grows

Health insurer Highmark Inc. on Wednesday reported a 32 percent net income drop for 2013. But a Highmark spokesman called the drop a “one-time anomaly” stemming from Higmark’s acquisition of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware.Highmark, which employs about ... [Published PennLive.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

EXCLUSIVE: Highmark prepares new renewal plan health insurance

Health insurer Highmark Inc. will offer employers new renewal plans for the critical July and December enrollment periods, four months after UPMC Health Plan introduced similar coverage.At a meeting of insurance brokers Tuesday, Highmark officials provided ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - 2 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

3 Insights From the First Industrywide Cyberattack Drill

On April 1, the Health Information Trust Alliance led HHS and several healthcare industry stakeholders in the first of a series of simulated cyberattacks to gauge the industry's response and threat preparedness against online threats.The exercise revealed ... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Highmark UPMC attack class-action lawsuit claims

UPMC and Highmark both want a class-action lawsuit dismissed.An effort to define a class of health insurance consumers who were harmed by an alleged years-long Highmark-UPMC conspiracy has failed ... ... [Published Big News Network - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 3 reports

Cyber attack simulation exposes need for better collaboration, preparedness

The planned cyber attack simulation CyberRX revealed a need for healthcare organizations to better engage their stakeholders in their preparedness plans and to be more open about best practices to help the industry as a whole improve.The attacks, carried ... [Published Fierce Health IT - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 2 reports

A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Highmark Inc. and Its Subsidiaries

A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength ratings of A- and the issuer credit ratings of "a-" of Highmark Inc., Keystone Health Plan West, Inc., HM Health Insurance Company and Highmark West Virginia Inc.. Concurrently, A.M. Best has affirmed the ... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

American Heart Association names Highmark among ‘fit-friendly'

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia was one of two companies in the Mountain State and one of 18 Pennsylvania companies to be recognized by the American Heart Association as a platinum level Fit-Friendly Worksite.According to Highmark, employees ... [Published State Journal - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Fabregas: Decision on insurers a bum deal for Allegheny County employees

Just like that, their access to UPMC hospitals will come with a higher price come the end of the year.So said County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, who this week announced that the county's 6,700 employees get to keep their Highmark insurance cards regardless ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 3 reports

A.M. Best affirms Highmark's 'excellent' rating

Ratings agency A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength rating of 'A-' and issuer credit rating of 'a-' of downtown Pittsburgh-based health insurer Highmark Inc.Best also affirmed the ratings of Highmark's life, health and property and casualty ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Highmark vs. UPMC: Stop frightening seniors

I was born and raised in Pennsylvania, and the 60 Plus Association has 517,000 supporters in the state. For more than 20 years, the association has fought for a free-enterprise, less-government, less-taxes approach to seniors' issues.It's no secret that ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Highmark partnering with DaVita in dialysis care

Health insurer Highmark Inc. on Wednesday announced a partnership with Denver-based DaVita, a leading provider of kidney care services, to improve the quality of care for dialysis patients while ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Allegheny County employees sticking with Highmark to save money send message

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald lobbed the health insurance coverage of the county's 6,700 employees and their families as the latest salvo in the war between Highmark and ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]

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Incident response coordination and collaboration capabilities are crucial . "Organizations are realizing their internal playbooks are not as complete as they need to be" Kevin Charest, chief information security officer at HHS and "exercise captain" for the simulation, recently said...
...year, dozens of London-based banks joined other financial institutions for a giant exercise to test their defenses against a cyber-attack. Dubbed " Waking Shark II ", details of the exercise were kept secret, but sources said it tested how banks coped with a sustained attack, focusing in particular on investment banking systems."
The notice on the HealthCare.gov site says, "HealthCare.gov uses many layers of protections to secure your information. While there's no indication that any personal information has ever been at risk, we have taken steps to address Heartbleed issues and reset consumers' passwords out of an abundance of caution."
"The majority of the solutions in the market are geared toward the recipient of care, with the caregiver often being overlooked,” said Philip Tanner, in a media release. Tanner, Highmark’s director of the CaregiverHQ service, is the owner and president of a home care company operating in greater Pittsburgh."

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Highmark income drops, surplus grows [Published PennLive.com - 1 hour ago]
Highmark's net income drops in 2013 [Published Business First of Buffalo - 1 hour ago]
Highmark’s insurance profit falls 40% [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 1 hour ago]
EXCLUSIVE: Highmark prepares new renewal plan h... [Published Business First of Buffalo - 2 hours ago]
Current Cybersecurity Framework Insufficient Ag... [Published IHealthBeat - 19 hours ago]
3 Insights From the First Industrywide Cyberatt... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - 22 hours ago]
Highmark UPMC attack class-action lawsuit claims [Published Big News Network - 22 hours ago]
Highmark, UPMC attack class-action lawsuit claims [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 22 2014]
Cyber attack simulation exposes need for better... [Published Fierce Health IT - Apr 22 2014]
Simulated cyber attack finds gaps in preparedness [Published Government Health IT - Apr 22 2014]
Cyber Attack Exercise Reveals Information Shari... [Published Security Week - Apr 22 2014]
Cyber Attack Exercise Reveals Information Shari... [Published SecurityWeek RSS Feed - Apr 22 2014]
Attack exercise reveals threat-sharing roadbloc... [Published SC Magazine US - Apr 21 2014]
Cybersecurity Drill: Lessons Learned [Published Government Info Security - Apr 21 2014]
Is Healthcare Sector Ready for Cyber Threats? [Published Healthcare Informatics Online - Apr 21 2014]
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Highmark Inc. and ... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 21 2014]
A.M. Best to Affirm Ratings of Highmark and Sub... [Published Individual.com - Apr 21 2014]
American Heart Association names Highmark among... [Published State Journal - Apr 19 2014]
Fabregas: Decision on insurers a bum deal for A... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 19 2014]
OV council approves budget [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Apr 18 2014]
For some Pitt students, UPMC could soon be out ... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 18 2014]
A.M. Best affirms Highmark's 'excellent' rating [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 17 2014]
Monroeville’s rival hospitals worked together d... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 17 2014]
Highmark vs. UPMC: Stop frightening seniors [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Apr 17 2014]
Highmark partnering with DaVita in dialysis care [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Highmark Inc. and ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 16 2014]
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Highmark Inc. and ... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Apr 16 2014]
Hawthorn Surgery Center Relocates ASC in Illinois [Published Beckers ASC Review - Apr 16 2014]
Highmark partnering with DaVita in dialysis care [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 16 2014]
Improved Healthcare Collaboration Tools Let Sta... [Published Aspect Blogs - Apr 16 2014]
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Cyber Attack Exercise Reveals Information Shari... [Published SecurityWeek RSS Feed - Apr 22 2014]
First CyberRX Exercise Outlines Areas for Improvement for Healthcare Organizations Healthcare organizations are still struggling with information sharing both internally and externally, participants in an industry-wide cyber-security exercise said. ...
A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Highmark Inc. and ... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Apr 16 2014]
OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength ratings (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of “a-” of Highmark Inc. (Highmark), Keystone Health Plan West, Inc., HM Health Insurance Company and Highmark ...
Improved Healthcare Collaboration Tools Let Sta... [Published Aspect Blogs - Apr 16 2014]
Collaboration, security, data… it’s all happening now in healthcare.  Consider how the following organizations overcame challenges to meet their disparate but connected constituent needs while achieving financial goals. In each of these examples, ...
Fully Raw Cannibals and My Obamacare Nightmare [Published The Confluence - Apr 11 2014]
Re: Conservative reactions to marriage equality , Atrios wrote the following last week: Marriage equality was supposed to be a “conservative” gay rights issue. And, yes, more lefty queer people (speaking generally) weren’t initially thrilled with it ...
$2.32 per person per month [Published Balloon Juice - Apr 04 2014]
That is the great “risk corridor” and “death spiral” potential of one major Exchange carrier.  Highmark is an insurer for Pennsylvania, Delaware and West Virginia.  They did well on the Exchanges this year by picking up over 100,000 new members in Pennsylvania.  ...
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Insurance Department Receives Transactional Fil... [Published Financial Services - Feb 18 2014]
Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania and Hig... [Published Financial Services - Feb 18 2014]
Highmark makes donation to American Red Cross t... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 15 2014]
Highmark Health Services And Heritage Valley He... [Published Financial Services - Oct 30 2013]
PNC Appoints Gregory B. Jordan General Counsel [Published PR Newswire - Oct 03 2013]
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