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Nov 12, 2015, 16:00 ET Joint Statement Of Highmark And UPMC Regarding Continuity Of Care

Highmark and UPMC have announced that they have reached the attached agreement on the application of the Continuity of Care provision in the...


Sep 16, 2015, 10:00 ET Highmark Blue Shield collaboration with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and PinnacleHealth offers new, lower-cost insurance plan option in central Pennsylvania

 Highmark Blue Shield will offer a new tiered-benefit plan in five central Pennsylvania counties designed to hold down health insurance costs...


Feb 04, 2015, 12:15 ET Highmark Inc.'s health plan membership for 2015 remains strong across all market segments

Highmark Inc. today announced that its health plan membership remains strong across its commercial, senior and individual market segments. Overall,...


Oct 29, 2014, 11:00 ET New store to offer range of services, treatment options for people suffering from sleep issues

 It's something everyone needs, but far too many people have trouble getting. And the inability to get it is, quite literally, keeping...


Oct 28, 2014, 15:00 ET Highmark Inc.'s Patient-Centered Medical Home program shows positive results, improves patient care, reaches milestone 1 million members

 Highmark Inc.'s Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) program, which launched in October 2012, is showing positive results with statistical...


Sep 02, 2014, 16:20 ET Highmark's transition plan to Pennsylvania Insurance Department clarifies network and consumer protections and launches new member resources in advance of UPMC contract termination

 With the goal of reducing customer confusion about its members' access to UPMC facilities and doctors, Highmark Inc.'s final transition plan...


Aug 07, 2014, 10:08 ET Highmark Inc.'s subsidiaries provide $2.3 million for education in Pennsylvania in 2014

 As participants in Pennsylvania's Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs, Highmark...


Aug 05, 2014, 10:00 ET Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community helps charitable organizations across Pennsylvania raise record-breaking $1.19 million

 With participation from nearly 16,000 walkers, the 2014 Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community, held in five locations across Pennsylvania this...


Jul 23, 2014, 09:00 ET Geisinger and Highmark Reach Agreement on Five-Year Contract

Geisinger Health System and Highmark Inc. announced today an agreement on a five-year contract extension through 2019. Under the new contract,...


Jun 06, 2014, 09:00 ET Registration is open for Highmark Inc.'s Fun, Fit and Fabulous women's health conference

 Registration is now open for Highmark Inc.'s 12th annual Fun, Fit & Fabulous women's health conference set for Saturday, Aug. 30, in...


May 20, 2014, 13:30 ET Highmark Inc. partners with industry leader to bring personalized service and enhanced care to seniors following hospital stays

 After a hospital stay, many seniors require extended care at rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes, long-term care hospitals or in...


Jan 15, 2014, 17:51 ET Highmark makes donation to American Red Cross to aid relief in water crisis

 Highmark Inc. has announced that it is donating $15,000 to the American Red Cross West Virginia Region to assist communities across greater...


Nov 06, 2013, 10:00 ET Highmark's Quality Blue Hospital Program Works With Health Care Providers to Improve Quality For Members

 Highmark Inc. today released results from the company's Quality Blue Hospital Pay for Performance program that demonstrates clinical...


Apr 29, 2013, 13:00 ET Highmark announces Allegheny Health Network as its new integrated delivery network focused on preserving health care choice and providing high-quality care

 Highmark today announced the creation of Allegheny Health Network as the region's newest integrated delivery care system focused on preserving...


Apr 29, 2013, 08:57 ET Highmark completes tender offer for Allegheny County Hospital Development Authority Health System Revenue Bonds (West Penn Allegheny Health System) series 2007A

 Highmark Inc. today announced that it has completed its previously announced cash offer to purchase and consent solicitation for any and all...


Apr 23, 2013, 15:25 ET Highmark recognizes 12 employees with presentation of Jefferson Awards for Public Service

 Today, Highmark Inc. recognized 12 employees with a Jefferson Award for Public Service in an effort to spotlight their unwavering...


Apr 08, 2013, 10:00 ET Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and Highmark Inc. announce partnership to increase the supply and retention of physicians in rural areas of Pennsylvania

 Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) and Highmark Inc. today announced a scholarship program aimed at increasing the supply and...


Apr 05, 2013, 14:58 ET Highmark announces Commencement of Tender Offer for any and all Allegheny County Development Authority Health System revenue bonds (West Penn Allegheny Health System) Series 2007A

Highmark Inc. today commenced its Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation for any and all Allegheny County Development Authority Health...


Mar 28, 2013, 09:15 ET Highmark offers group product that encourages use of high-quality hospitals

 Highmark Inc. announced today that it is offering Blue Distinction® Benefits, an employer group product that encourages use of Blue...


Mar 26, 2013, 14:00 ET Highmark recognized as an employer leader in integrated health

At a presentation in Orlando, Fla. today, Highmark Inc. received the national Value-Based Health Award from the Institute for Health and...


Mar 21, 2013, 10:00 ET Highmark's new tiered benefit in North Central Pennsylvania designed to lower health care costs for businesses

 Highmark Blue Shield is offering a new benefit in nine counties in North Central Pennsylvania designed to hold down health insurance costs...


Mar 08, 2013, 10:00 ET Highmark receives national award for reducing health care disparities

 Highmark Inc., has received national recognition for its work in reducing health care disparities among its employees and with its client...


Mar 01, 2013, 10:21 ET Highmark, Jefferson Regional Medical Center Complete Affiliation

 Highmark Inc. and Jefferson Regional Medical Center announced today that the organizations have finalized their affiliation plan. With the...


Feb 28, 2013, 10:00 ET Highmark and PinnacleHealth System partner to expand Patient-Centered Medical Home efforts in Central Pennsylvania

 Based on the success of Highmark Inc.'s Patient-centered Medical Home pilot program, PinnacleHealth System is expanding its participation in...


Feb 19, 2013, 11:25 ET Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania honors Highmark's Alex Sciulli with prestigious engineering award

 The Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania (ESWP) has named Alex Sciulli, chief real estate officer for Highmark Inc., its 2013 William...