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2014-01-07 08:32:08

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A study by the UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care to determine if a model of patient-centered mental health treatment is more effective than measurement-based treatment for people with serious mental illness has been approved for funding by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The study - "Amplifying the Patient's Voice: Person-Centered Versus Measurement-Based Approaches in Mental Health" - is a project that will...

2014-01-06 16:27:30

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lehigh Valley Health Network is now a participating provider with UPMC Health Plan's top-rated Medical Assistance program and Children's Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) program. Effective immediately, all UPMC for You (Medical Assistance) and UPMC for Kids (CHIP) members will have access to all Lehigh Valley Health Network facilities and physicians. Lehigh Valley Health Network is one of the nation's most respected health providers, offering...

2013-11-06 12:28:39

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC Health Plan is launching an online, interactive report detailing the growth and evolution of the Allegheny County Maternal and Child Health Care Collaborative, a community-based collaboration designed to improve health care service delivery and outcomes for Medicaid-eligible parents and their young children. The report, Perspectives on the Allegheny County Maternal and Child Health Collaborative, highlights the involvement of the key...

2013-10-10 16:26:53

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC for Life - the Medicare Advantage product line of UPMC Health Plan - is now available for the first time to residents of Lancaster County who are eligible for Medicare in 2014. "UPMC for Life is right for Lancaster because our network includes the best hospitals, our health plans are of the highest quality, our benefits provide more than Original Medicare alone, and we also offer access to our Health Care Concierge team," said Eugene...

2013-10-10 16:26:48

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC for Life - the Medicare Advantage product of UPMC Health Plan - is offering four unique HMO plans in 2014, each designed to meet the specific needs of Medicare-eligible consumers at precisely a time when many of those consumers are looking to improve their coverage. Each year during the Medicare Open Enrollment period, about one-third of Medicare members in western Pennsylvania - or more than 145,000 members - look at different plans to...

2013-10-01 16:25:22

Health Care Concierges Available to Answer Health Insurance Questions PITTSBURGH, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Six new UPMC Health Plan Health Connect Service and Sales Centers are now open at convenient area mall locations, featuring UPMC Health Plan Concierges available to answer questions about health insurance and health care reform, and to help consumers better understand the changes impacting their health care choices. Health care reform is new and confusing to many and...

2013-10-01 12:29:34

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 1, 2013, UPMC Health Plan will offer a wide variety of health plans for individuals residing in western Pennsylvania through the newly created Health Insurance Marketplace. All of UPMC Health Plan's health insurance plans will offer a network of excellent community physicians and hospitals as well as the top-ranked UPMC physicians and UPMC hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report. "UPMC Health Plan is proud to offer...

2013-09-20 12:24:14

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC Health Plan's commercial and Medicaid plans once again finished among the highest-ranked health plans in the nation, according to a report released by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). For the ninth time in 10 years, UPMC Health Plan's Medicaid HMO program, UPMC for You, was the No. 1 Medicaid plan in Pennsylvania, in "NCQA's Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2013-14." Overall, UPMC for You was ranked 15(th)...

2013-09-16 16:25:25

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC Health Plan has entered into an agreement with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide health insurance coverage through Qualified Health Plans (QHP) on the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace. As a result, UPMC Health Plan will immediately begin marketing its offerings on the Marketplace (also known as the Health Insurance Exchange). Individuals and employer groups may purchase insurance plans on the...

2013-05-30 16:26:00

ICMI Recognizes Call Center for Second Consecutive Year PITTSBURGH, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC Health Plan has received the "2013 Team Award for Best Customer Experience Program" from the International Customer Management Institute (ICMI). The presentation was held earlier this month at the 2013 ICMI's Call Center Awards Dinner and Ceremony in Seattle, Wash. ICMI recognized UPMC Health Plan's call center for being the best in leveraging its people, processes, and technology...