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Oct 31, 2017, 10:00 ET UPMC Health Plan Offers the Lowest Cost Silver Marketplace Plans For the Fourth Consecutive Year

UPMC Health Plan will once again offer the lowest cost health insurance plans on Pennsylvania's Health Insurance Marketplace, including the lowest...


Sep 14, 2017, 12:51 ET UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care Approved for $3.8 Million in Research Funding for Study of Patients with Complex Care Needs

The UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care today announced it has been approved for a $3.8 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes...


May 31, 2017, 16:22 ET UPMC Health Plan Establishes Unprecedented Center for Value-Based Purchasing for Pharmaceuticals

The UPMC Health Plan has established the new Center for Value-Based Purchasing for Pharmaceuticals. By leveraging a unique set of assets and...


May 30, 2017, 16:52 ET UPMC Health Plan Ranks Highest in Pennsylvania In Overall Customer Satisfaction, According to J.D. Power

For the second year in a row, UPMC Health Plan ranks highest in Pennsylvania in overall member satisfaction according to the J.D. Power 2017 Member...


Mar 23, 2017, 14:00 ET New Smartphone-Enabled UPMC AnywhereCare Provides 24/7 Care

With spring allergy season upon us, UPMC Health Plan recently launched the new smartphone-enabled UPMC AnywhereCare, an easy-to-use platform that...


Nov 21, 2016, 14:10 ET UPMC Health Plan Celebrates UPMC for Kids 10th Anniversary

UPMC for Kids, Pennsylvania's largest Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), turned 10 this year. Four of its members are featured in a...


Nov 21, 2016, 08:20 ET Reading Health System and UPMC Health Plan Announce Joint Venture

Reading Health System and UPMC Health Plan announce today they have finalized an agreement to form a provider-payer joint venture. Beginning...


Nov 14, 2016, 15:45 ET UPMC Health Plan named one of U.S. News & World Report's Highest Rated Medicare Plans

UPMC Health Plan is recognized by U.S. News & World Report 2017 Best Medicare Plans ratings as one of the highest-rated plans in Pennsylvania...


Nov 04, 2016, 06:10 ET UPMC Health Plan opens new Connect Service and Sales Center Store at Monroeville

UPMC Health Plan Service and Sales Associates are now available to answer individual's health insurance questions and meet your health care...


Oct 26, 2016, 07:10 ET UPMC Health Plan Offers Lowest Cost Silver Marketplace Plan for the Third Year

UPMC Health Plan will offer a wide range of some of the lowest cost Qualified Health Plans (QHP) on and off the Federal Health Insurance...


Oct 01, 2016, 00:15 ET UPMC for Life Launches Medicare Plans for 2017 in Philadelphia County

UPMC for Life, the Medicare Advantage product of UPMC Health Plan, will now offer high quality and high value plans in Philadelphia County for...


Oct 01, 2016, 00:15 ET UPMC for Life Plans for 2017 Offer Quality and Value in Central Pennsylvania

UPMC for Life, the Medicare Advantage product of UPMC Health Plan, is  offering high quality plans at premium costs that are among the lowest...


Oct 01, 2016, 00:15 ET UPMC for Life Plans for 2017 Offer Quality and Value

UPMC for Life – the Medicare Advantage product of UPMC Health Plan – remains committed in 2017 to offering high quality plans at...


Mar 18, 2016, 16:00 ET UPMC Health Plan Ranks Highest in Pennsylvania In Overall Customer Satisfaction, According to J.D. Power

UPMC Health Plan ranks highest in Pennsylvania in overall member satisfaction according to the J.D. Power 2016 Member Health Plan StudySM. The...


Nov 19, 2015, 10:00 ET UPMC for You Wins Two MHPA Awards

 UPMC for You, the Medical Assistance program of UPMC Health Plan, was honored by the Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) Institute for...


Nov 02, 2015, 09:00 ET UPMC Health Plan Wins Excellence in Analytics Award

UPMC Health Plan was recognized for excellence in analytics by the International Institute for Analytics (IIA) at its annual Chief Analytics...


Oct 29, 2015, 10:00 ET UPMC Health Plan and Uber #purplecar Program Promotes Driving Without Distraction

 To promote safe driving free of distractions, UPMC Health Plan is sponsoring free rides for Uber users in the Pittsburgh area beginning Nov....


Oct 01, 2015, 00:01 ET UPMC for Life Plans for 2016 Offer Quality and Value

UPMC for Life – the Medicare Advantage product of UPMC Health Plan – remains committed in 2016 to offering high quality plans at...


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...


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...