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Aug 30, 2019, 09:44 ET Governor Appoints UPMC Health Plan Leader to Insurance Exchange Authority

Gov. Tom Wolf has appointed Sheryl Kashuba, chief legal officer and senior vice president of regulatory affairs, health policy, and government...


Aug 07, 2019, 10:30 ET UPMC Health Plan Announces New Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Centers of Excellence

UPMC Health Plan has established a Center of Excellence program for elective hip and knee joint replacement surgery to promote high-quality outcomes...


May 01, 2019, 10:50 ET UPMC Insurance Services Division names Joon S. Lee, MD, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Joon S. Lee has been appointed Chief Medical Officer of the UPMC Insurance Services Division including its flagship the UPMC Health Plan,...


Jan 28, 2019, 11:00 ET UPMC Health Plan Announces Innovative, Value-Based Agreement with AstraZeneca

UPMC Health Plan and AstraZeneca today announced the initiation of a pioneering value-based contract effective Jan.1, 2019 for UPMC for Life Medicare ...


Dec 18, 2018, 11:03 ET Sempre Health and UPMC Health Plan Expand Program that Improves Affordability and Adherence for Critical Medications

Sempre Health, the leading solution for advancing behavior-based pricing reductions for medication adherence, and UPMC Health Plan, which is part of...


Sep 27, 2018, 14:00 ET UPMC Health Plan and Boehringer Ingelheim Announce Innovative, Value-Based Agreement

The UPMC Health Plan announced today the initiation of a value-based contract with Boehringer Ingelheim effective 1/1/2019 for Jardiance®...


Sep 24, 2018, 14:00 ET UPMC Health Plan Announces $6.3 Million Research Contract from PCORI

UPMC Health Plan announced that the UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care was recently awarded a $6.3 million contract from the Patient-Centered...


Aug 30, 2018, 15:24 ET UPMC Health Plan Announces Agreement for VIVITROL®

UPMC Health Plan announced today a value-based contract with Alkermes for VIVITROL® (naltrexone for extended-release injectable suspension). This...


Jun 14, 2018, 01:05 ET NEJM Catalyst Article Highlights the Benefits of Integrated Delivery and Finance Systems

The NEJM Catalyst posted a new article today that highlights the benefits of an integrated delivery and finance system (IDFS) to improve clinical...


Feb 06, 2018, 12:30 ET UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care Announces Positive Impact of Behavioral Health Home Plus Model for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness in New Article Published in Health Affairs Journal

The UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care, which was created to support innovation and foster research collaboration for improving health care...


Jan 23, 2018, 12:11 ET UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care Names Dr. Chester "Bernie" Good Senior Medical Director for the Center for Value-Based Pharmacy Initiatives

Dr. Chester "Bernie" Good has been named senior medical director for the Center for Value-Based Pharmacy Initiatives (VBPI), which is housed within...


Dec 27, 2017, 13:18 ET UPMC Health Plan Maintains A- (Excellent) Rating from A.M. Best

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


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, 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 January...


Nov 21, 2016, 02:10 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 video...


Nov 14, 2016, 03:45 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 and...


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 coverage...


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 Marketplace, ...


Oct 01, 2016, 12:15 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 premium costs that...


Oct 01, 2016, 12:15 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 in five...


Oct 01, 2016, 12:15 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 2017....