Highmark Inc

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

North Allegheny switches health care plans

The North Allegheny school district is the latest employer to switch health insurance companies in anticipation of the UMPC/Highmark split.The school board Wednesday authorized terminating all medical and prescription drug group plans with Highmark Blue ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 3 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Is It Time to Change Your Medicare Plan?

ALTOONA - It's time for Pennsylvania seniors to take a closer look at their healthcare coverage.People on Medicare who don't like their prescription coverage or would like to see if they can save money will soon have a chance to explore their optionsMedicare's  ... [Published WTAJ-TV - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Pennsylvania's Capital Blue Cross Set to Open Second Retail Health Store in Spring 2015

Capital Blue Cross, which does business in the central and Lehigh Valley regions of Pennsylvania, will open its first store in the Harrisburg area in the spring of 2015, which would mark its second retail location within its 21-county service area.The ... [Published Individual.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Healthways-UnitedHealthcare Extend SilverSneakers Deal

Global well-being solutions provider Healthways Inc. ( HWAY - Analyst Report ) recently announced that UnitedHealthcare – an operating division of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH - Analyst Report ) – has extended its relationship with the former ... [Published Zacks.com - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

UPMC to issue $400M in bonds to fund ongoing projects

Pittsburgh-based UPMC plans to sell $350 million of series 2014A bonds and $50 million of series 2014B bonds to fund capital expenditures and refinance existing debt, according to an UPMC investor presentation on Sept. 15.The series 2014A bonds will be ... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Lewis County Affordable Care Act Town Hall Meeting

On September 23, at the Lewis County Senior Center there will be an Affordable Care Act meeting. ‘Meet and greet' will be held from 5:30-6 followed by representatives from the Office of the Insurance Commissioner, Highmark, the WV CoOp, WV DHHR, WV Senior ... [Published WBOY - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Medicare loophole lets health care providers charge twice

I recently took my 93-year-old aunt to a UPMC pain management doctor who was recommended by her UPMC primary care physician. She had been having severe lower back pain.Her PCP suggested she get injections in the back. She had two shots. Each time she ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Test may detect lung cancer in its earliest stages

A lung cancer screening method that is recommended for long-term smokers, whether they have quit or not, promises to detect cancer at its earliest and most curable stages. However, most insurance does not cover the cost, and participation has been li ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

7 recent healthcare industry lawsuits, settlements

The following is a roundup of recently reported healthcare industry lawsuits, lawsuit updates and settlements, beginning with the most recent.1. EmblemHealth subsidiary to establish $3.5M fund for violating out of network disclosure requirementsNew York-based ... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Up in smoke: businesses, officials are realizing the true cost of their workers' unhealthy habits

An illness can sideline a person for days. A chronic illness can be an invisible weight for a lifetime, holding someone back from his full potential.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 50 percent of Americans suffer from at least ... [Published State Journal - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Highmark CEO talks about the importance of health care heroes (Video)

Video: Highmark CEO talks about the importance of health care heroes (Video) ... [Published Pittsburgh Business Times - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Region's Health Care Heroes honored

Highmark President and CEO David Holmberg said when people across the country talk about the vibrancy of the health care industry in the Pittsburgh region, it's about more than just creating jobs — it's about changing lives.Speaking at the Pittsburgh ... [Published Pittsburgh Business Times - Sep 12 2014]

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At Blair Senior Services, Apprise Coordinator Billie Kochara says, "seniors get inundated with  things from Highmark, things from UPMC, things from Geisinger, because it's that time of the year"
...Hilaire, president and chief executive officer of Capital Blue Cross, in a statement. Capital Blue, however "is a health and wellness store that enables consumers to more directly and effectively experience our mission of helping people live healthy in the community at large."
...how we organize services," Owrey said. "How do we approach care delivery from a regional perspective as opposed to what’s best for these individual small communities?"
The WSLA was enacted in 1942 to lengthen the time allowed to prosecute fraud offenses against the U S and its agencies during times of war "until five years after termination of hostilities as proclaimed by a presidential proclamation, with notice to Congress, or by a concurrent resolution to Congress."

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North Allegheny switches health care plans [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 3 hours ago]
Is It Time to Change Your Medicare Plan? [Published WTAJ-TV - 9 hours ago]
Pennsylvania's Capital Blue Cross Set to Open S... [Published Individual.com - 11 hours ago]
Healthways-UnitedHealthcare Extend SilverSneake... [Published Zacks.com - 18 hours ago]
Jameson Health System hopes to merge with UPMC ... [Published Beaver County Times - Sep 16 2014]
UPMC to issue $400M in bonds to fund ongoing pr... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Sep 16 2014]
Lewis County Affordable Care Act Town Hall Meeting [Published WBOY - Sep 16 2014]
Jameson reaches deal with UPMC [Published Sharon Herald - Sep 16 2014]
RMU to break ground for new nursing school buil... [Published Beaver County Times - Sep 16 2014]
Medicare loophole lets health care providers ch... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Sep 16 2014]
Test may detect lung cancer in its earliest stages [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Sep 16 2014]
7 recent healthcare industry lawsuits, settlements [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Sep 15 2014]
MyEyeDr’s Fast-Paced Expansion Grows at a Rate ... [Published Vision Monday - Sep 15 2014]
West Penn Hospital Offers Free Lung Cancer Scre... [Published 90.5 WESA - Sep 15 2014]
Up in smoke: businesses, officials are realizin... [Published State Journal - Sep 13 2014]
Video: Highmark CEO talks about the importance ... [Published Pittsburgh Business Times - Sep 12 2014]
Region's Health Care Heroes honored [Published Pittsburgh Business Times - Sep 12 2014]
US Supreme Court targets patents [Published Lexology - Sep 10 2014]
Corbett plan a step in the right direction [Published Observer-Reporter - Sep 10 2014]
Universal Health Services to pay $65M over alle... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Sep 10 2014]
Fitch assigns 'AA-' rating to UPMC bonds, outlo... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Sep 09 2014]
West Penn Hospital Begins Complimentary Lung Ca... [Published PRWeb - Sep 09 2014]
Alcoa retirees left with questions on benefit c... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Sep 09 2014]
AHA urges Supreme Court to reverse ruling great... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Sep 09 2014]
Mealey's IP/Tech - Federal Circuit Remands High... [Published Mealey - Sep 08 2014]
IP Newsflash - September 2014 [Published JD Supra - Sep 08 2014]
Highmark Takes on Outpatient Markups [Published American Journal of Managed Care - Sep 07 2014]
Practise Consolidation Raises Payer Bills [Published American Journal of Managed Care - Sep 07 2014]
UPMC campaigns on patients’ willingness to travel [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Sep 07 2014]
31 hospital, health system layoffs affecting 10... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Sep 06 2014]
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Highmark's transition plan to Pennsylvania Insu... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Sep 02 2014]
PITTSBURGH, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the goal of reducing customer confusion about its members' access to UPMC facilities and doctors, Highmark Inc.'s final transition plan today was posted on the Pennsylvania Insurance Department website and ...
Highmark Inc. and United Concordia Dental Serve... [Published EON Business - Aug 11 2014]
WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Highmark Inc. and United Concordia Dental Serve as Premier Sponsor of 2014 National Veterans Wheelchair Games ...
Highmark Inc. and United Concordia Dental Serve... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Aug 11 2014]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Highmark Inc. and United Concordia Dental Serve as Premier Sponsor of 2014 National Veterans Wheelchair Games ...
Highmark Inc. and United Concordia Dental Serve... [Published Business Wire Defense News - Aug 11 2014]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Highmark Inc. and United Concordia Dental Serve as Premier Sponsor of 2014 National Veterans Wheelchair Games ...
Highmark Inc. and United Concordia Dental Serve... [Published Business Wire Health News - Aug 11 2014]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Highmark Inc. and United Concordia Dental Serve as Premier Sponsor of 2014 National Veterans Wheelchair Games ...
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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]
Highmark makes donation to American Red Cross t... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 15 2014]
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