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Mar 24, 2015, 10:00 ET

UPMC Health Plan Earns A- (Excellent) Rating from A.M. Best

 UPMC Health Plan has retained its financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) from A.M. Best, the world's oldest and most authoritative...

Mar 03, 2015, 15:00 ET

UPMC Health Plan Wins 2015 Gold Stevie Award for Customer Service

 In recognition for providing exceptional customer service, UPMC Health Plan was named a Gold Stevie Award Winner in the Contact Center of the...

Feb 05, 2015, 10:00 ET

UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care Launches First-Ever Activity Report; Highlights Important Health Care Quality Improvement and Research Initiatives

 The UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care recently published its first Activity Report, which chronicles its efforts to improve health care...

Jan 05, 2015, 14:00 ET

UPMC for Best Health Now Available in 32 Pennsylvania Counties

 UPMC for Best Health, a Private Coverage Option available under the new Medical Assistance reform program known as Healthy PA, is now...

Nov 10, 2014, 09:00 ET

UPMC Health Plan Offers the Lowest-Priced Plans In Health Insurance Marketplace for 2015

 UPMC Health Plan will offer residents of Allegheny County and Erie County the lowest-priced Silver metallic level health insurance plans on...

Oct 28, 2014, 10:00 ET

UPMC Health Plan Earns Call Center Certification Again

UPMC Health Plan has once again been recognized for contact center excellence under the J.D. Power 2014 Certified Contact Center ProgramSM. This...

Sep 17, 2014, 10:00 ET

Study of Incentivized Wellness Programs at UPMC Published in 'American Journal of Preventive Medicine'

 Total health care costs follow health risks and can be mitigated over time through incentivized workplace wellness programs, according to a...

Apr 09, 2014, 11:00 ET

UPMC's LifeSolutions Offering Physician Assistance Services To Health Care Organizations

Physician Assistance Services (PAS), a program developed by LifeSolutions and UPMC's Physician Services Division in 2005 to serve UPMC-employed...

Jan 07, 2014, 09:00 ET

UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care Awarded Major Research Contract

 A study by the UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care to determine if a model of patient-centered mental health treatment is more...

Jan 06, 2014, 15:00 ET

Lehigh Valley Health Network Joins UPMC for You and UPMC for Kids Provider Networks

Lehigh Valley Health Network is now a participating provider with UPMC Health Plan's top-rated Medical Assistance program and Children's Health...

Jan 03, 2014, 08:00 ET

UPMC Health Plan Earns 'A-' Rating from A.M. Best

 A.M. Best Co. has reaffirmed the "A- Excellent" financial strength ratings for all of the insurers in UPMC's Insurance Services...

Nov 06, 2013, 11:00 ET

UPMC Health Plan Launches Special Report on Allegheny County Maternal and Child Health Care Collaborative

 UPMC Health Plan is launching an online, interactive report detailing the growth and evolution of the Allegheny County Maternal and Child...

Oct 10, 2013, 14:00 ET

UPMC for Life Offering New Benefits for 2014

 UPMC for Life – the Medicare Advantage product of UPMC Health Plan – is offering four unique HMO plans in 2014, each designed to...

Oct 10, 2013, 14:00 ET

UPMC for Life Offering Plans for Lancaster in 2014

UPMC for Life – the Medicare Advantage product line of UPMC Health Plan – is now available for the first time to residents of Lancaster...

Oct 01, 2013, 14:00 ET

UPMC Health Plan Connect Service and Sales Centers Open at Six Mall Locations

Six new UPMC Health Plan Health Connect Service and Sales Centers are now open at convenient area mall locations, featuring UPMC Health Plan...

Oct 01, 2013, 09:45 ET

UPMC Health Plan Launches Products on the Health Insurance Marketplace

 On October 1, 2013, UPMC Health Plan will offer a wide variety of health plans for individuals residing in western Pennsylvania through the...

Sep 20, 2013, 11:00 ET

UPMC Health Plan Is Again Listed Among Nation's 'Highest-Ranked' For Its Medicaid and Commercial Plans

 UPMC Health Plan's commercial and Medicaid plans once again finished among the highest-ranked health plans in the nation, according to a...

Sep 16, 2013, 17:00 ET

UPMC Health Plan Begins Marketing Plans on Insurance Marketplace

 UPMC Health Plan has entered into an agreement with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide health insurance...

May 30, 2013, 14:00 ET

UPMC Health Plan Wins 'Best Customer Experience' Award

 UPMC Health Plan has received the "2013 Team Award for Best Customer Experience Program" from the International Customer Management Institute...

Apr 25, 2013, 10:00 ET

UPMC Health Plan Adds Wesley Spectrum Services Schools To We Can! Pittsburgh Roll Call

 UPMC Health Plan will award a grant to Wesley Spectrum Services to expand We Can! Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition®...