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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®...

Apr 15, 2013, 10:00 ET

UPMC Health Plan Introduces UPMC Individual Advantage Plan Option

 UPMC Health Plan is introducing a new option for its UPMC Individual Advantage plan that is designed to incentivize members to make healthier...

Jan 03, 2013, 06:00 ET

UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care Approved for Major Research Award

 Filling the unmet medical needs of adults with serious mental illness is the goal of a pilot program from the UPMC Center for High-Value...

Dec 14, 2012, 10:00 ET

Confluence Signs On for UPMC Health Plan's 'MyHealth Coach @ Work'

 An on-site health coach may sound like a "luxury," for most businesses, but UPMC Health Plan is making it an affordable benefit option for...

Nov 05, 2012, 10:00 ET

UPMC for You Scores Impressive Membership Gains in Northwest Pa.

 UPMC for You, the top-ranked Medical Assistance program in Pennsylvania, is also the resounding top choice of Medical Assistance...

Oct 30, 2012, 08:00 ET

UPMC Health Plan Offers HealthyU to Federal Employees

 UPMC Health Plan is offering federal and postal employees a suite of options that promotes health and wellness while also improving employee...

Oct 19, 2012, 15:00 ET

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy to Develop Mobile Application for Parks

 The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is developing a free mobile application to be used in Pittsburgh's parks. Funding is being provided by...

Oct 17, 2012, 06:00 ET

Young Israeli Arabs and Jews, Japanese to visit Pittsburgh non-profit and bolster efforts to export adult career training/youth arts education model to their countries

 On October 20, 2012, Manchester Bidwell Corporation (MBC) will host a group of international delegates attending the One Young World Summit in...