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Aug 09, 2017, 11:45 ET HVHC Inc. And Centerbridge Partners Reach Definitive Agreements To Drive Growth

Centerbridge Partners, L.P. (Centerbridge) and HVHC Inc. (HVHC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Highmark Inc. (Highmark), today announced that they...


Oct 15, 2015, 10:00 ET HIGHMARK Introduces Innovative Energy Storage System to the Northeastern U.S.

 HIGHMARK, a pioneer in building efficiency, has introduced the Building Load Deferment energy storage system to the Northeastern U.S. Building...


Jun 27, 2014, 11:15 ET Patients First initiative delivers certainty for health care consumers in Western Pennsylvania

 Western Pennsylvania residents will have access to doctors and hospitals and new levels of protection against health care disruption under the...


Feb 18, 2014, 10:21 ET Online registration for walkers now open for Highmark's "Walk for A Healthy Community" in five cities across Pennsylvania this spring

For the 12th consecutive year, Highmark is hosting its Walk for a Healthy Community fundraiser to benefit nonprofit organizations. Online...


Jan 28, 2014, 11:53 ET Highmark-sponsored bus stop warming stations provide a break from Arctic chill

 While the temperatures have plummeted to some of the coldest Western Pennsylvania has seen in decades, it hasn't changed the fact that the...


Jul 12, 2013, 10:00 ET Highmark Direct health insurance store to open in Allentown

 Highmark Health Services announced today that it will open a Highmark Direct retail health insurance store in Allentown, Pa. The store will be...


Jul 09, 2013, 10:30 ET Highmark and Allegheny Health Network announce completion of affiliation with Saint Vincent Health System

Highmark and Allegheny Health Network today announced the completion of their affiliation with Saint Vincent Health System, having...


Jun 24, 2013, 10:00 ET Carnegie Mellon University, Highmark and Allegheny Health Network Announce Creation of New Dynamic Disruptive Health Technology Institute

Carnegie Mellon University, Highmark and Allegheny Health Network today announced the creation of the Disruptive Health Technology...


May 31, 2013, 12:26 ET Erie County Orphan's Court approves Highmark and Allegheny Health Network affiliation with Saint Vincent Health System

 Today, the Orphan's Court of Erie County approved Highmark and Allegheny Health Network's affiliation with Saint Vincent Health System. For...


May 30, 2013, 14:00 ET Erie Insurance's Terrence W. Cavanaugh joins Highmark board of directors

 Terrence W. Cavanaugh, Erie Insurance Group's president and chief executive officer, is the newest member of Highmark's board of directors....


May 09, 2013, 10:30 ET Highmark diversified business companies provide nearly $2.1 million in support of educational programs across Pennsylvania

 Highmark Health Services' diversified business companies Davis Vision, Inc., Gateway Health Plan, Inc., HM Insurance Group, Keystone Health...


Feb 04, 2013, 11:00 ET Registration now open for the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community, scheduled in five locations throughout Pennsylvania

 Registration for the annual Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community is now open for its five walk sites in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Bethlehem,...


Oct 24, 2012, 08:29 ET Highmark's defined contribution platform supports small business and Medicare-eligible retiree health care choice

Highmark announced today that it is expanding its defined contribution platform to support small business and Medicare-eligible retiree health care...


Mar 27, 2012, 12:55 ET Telehealth Service Offered by Highmark Gives New Meaning to the Term House Call

 A cold or upper respiratory infection might need a physician's attention, but when he or she is not available, the only option might be a...


Jan 24, 2012, 14:24 ET PGA Champion Jim Furyk Joins Allegheny Sports Medicine to Announce Sponsorship of PGA TOUR Sports Medicine Trailers

WHO:      Kenneth R. Melani, M.D., Highmark president and chief executive officer.   Patrick...


Jan 12, 2012, 09:20 ET Highmark Introduces New Individual Health Insurance Plan Featuring Simple, Affordable Coverage With Low Deductible

 Today, Highmark Inc. introduced Simply Blue PPO, a new individual insurance plan that offers simple health insurance coverage with a...


Nov 15, 2011, 13:00 ET Highmark Medicare Services Awarded New Contract from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the selection of Highmark Medicare Services Inc. as the new Medicare...


May 12, 2011, 09:36 ET Highmark Health Partner Program Helps Medicare Advantage Members Get Support Navigating The Complex Health Care System

Highmark has launched a Health Partner program to encourage Highmark Medicare Advantage members to designate a family member, friend or other loved...


Mar 16, 2009, 14:10 ET Highmark Offers Resources to Help Pennsylvanians Without Health Insurance During Cover the Uninsured Week

Uninsured, including those who are recently unemployed, can attend a local seminar or talk to a health insurance expert As the nation marks...


Mar 12, 2009, 10:00 ET Highmark Retail Store to Celebrate Grand Opening

Health insurance store in Mechanicsburg to hold grand opening on March 21 Pennsylvania's first pair of health insurance retail stores, Highmark...


Mar 27, 2008, 01:00 ET Highmark, Prominent Part of Pittsburgh City Skyline, to Go Dark for One Hour to Support the Environment

PITTSBURGH, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Part of Pittsburgh's city skyline, notably Highmark's Fifth Avenue Place and Penn Avenue Place facilities,...


Mar 11, 2008, 01:00 ET Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and National Association Name Area Hospitals as Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers

PITTSBURGH, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield has named Allegheny General Hospital, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside and UPMC...


Mar 11, 2008, 01:00 ET Highmark Blue Shield and National Association Name Area Hospitals as Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers

CAMP HILL, Pa., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Blue Shield is pleased to announce the recognition of Penn State Hershey Medical Center and...


Dec 06, 2007, 00:00 ET Highmark and Fifth Avenue Place Leading the Way on Sustainable, Eco-Friendly and Green Practices

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- On Dec. 12 and 13, Highmark and Fifth Avenue Place will rally the community around sustainable, eco-friendly...


Dec 05, 2007, 00:00 ET Highmark Inc. Awards $7,500 in Grants to Nonprofit Organizations

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Inc. recently awarded $7,500 in grants to nonprofit organizations through its Employee Volunteer...