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2014-07-03 08:23:28

- Decisions to Cover Afirma for Use in Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis Bring Total Number of "Blues" Covered Lives to More than 10 Million - SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company pioneering the field of molecular cytology, today announced that two Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)-affiliated organizations, Highmark Inc. and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, have issued positive coverage policies for the company's...

2014-06-17 12:29:35

PITTSBURGH, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Health today announced that two of its senior executives will assume new roles as part of the company's growth strategy and mission to deliver comprehensive, affordable, high quality health care services to its customers and the communities it serves. Karen Hanlon, who joined the company in 1997 and has served as the company's Senior Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis since 2009, has been named Executive Vice President...

2014-06-06 08:25:24

CAMP HILL, Pa., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration is now open for Highmark Inc.'s 12(th) annual Fun, Fit & Fabulous women's health conference set for Saturday, Aug. 30, in Hershey, Pa. The event's keynote speaker will be Zonya Foco, registered dietitian, nutrition expert, author, TV host and motivational speaker who uses humor to entertain and educate audiences about improving their nutrition and health. The theme of this year's Fun, Fit and Fabulous program is "I'm...

2014-06-02 08:31:54

PITTSBURGH, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Health today announced a strong financial foundation and sound operational and financial performance for 2013, citing more than $7 billion in cash and investments and a surplus of nearly $6 billion as of December 31, 2013. Today's news is the first financial report for the diversified health and wellness enterprise, which launched a year ago and now ranks as the nation's third-largest integrated health care delivery and financing...

2014-05-20 12:34:39

Innovative partnership brings new service to Highmark's Medicare Advantage members in Pennsylvania. PITTSBURGH, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a hospital stay, many seniors require extended care at rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes, long-term care hospitals or in their own home. Recognizing that navigating this process can be stressful for members and their caregivers, Highmark Inc. has initiated a three-year partnership with naviHealth, a national post-acute care...

2014-02-18 16:26:14

Highmark files for approval with Pennsylvania Insurance Department WILKES-BARRE, Pa. and PITTSBURGH, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The boards of directors of Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BCNEPA) and Highmark Inc. (Highmark) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to merge, marking a key milestone in bringing together the two not-for-profit health insurance leaders to better serve the communities of northeastern and north central Pennsylvania. "This definitive...

2014-02-18 12:26:35

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 12th consecutive year, Highmark is hosting its Walk for a Healthy Community fundraiser to benefit nonprofit organizations. Online registration is now open for walkers. The annual spring walks will occur in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Bethlehem, Johnstown and Erie for the benefit of 184 nonprofit organizations across Pennsylvania. Highmark's Walk for a Healthy Community provides a yearly opportunity for community members to support participating...

2014-01-15 20:21:42

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Inc. has announced that it is donating $15,000 to the American Red Cross West Virginia Region to assist communities across greater Charleston currently under a water ban. Approximately 300,000 individuals in a nine-county area in West Virginia, many of whom are Highmark members and employees, are affected by the water ban. "At Highmark, we pride ourselves in not only being a caring employer, but most importantly, a caring...


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