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2012-02-14 13:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC for Life, the Medicare Advantage program of UPMC Health Plan, is a growing choice for health-conscious Medicare consumers. Results of the latest Open Enrollment Period available from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) note that UPMC for Life saw a growth rate of 13.6 percent in 2011, more than four percentage points above the national growth rate for such plans. "The reasons behind the increases are many, but one...

2011-11-29 10:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the Medicaid population, John Lovelace, President of UPMC for You, has been awarded the Joy Wheeler Leadership Award by the Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA). UPMC for You is the fastest growing Medical Assistance program in western Pennsylvania and was ranked the No. 1 Medicaid plan in Pennsylvania and No. 10 in the nation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). "Given...

2011-11-03 22:55:00

Mercy Health System and Trinity Health (Novi, Mich.) have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) that could lead to Mercy Hospital & Medical Center joining Trinity Health. The LOI provides a framework to begin the formal process of creating the operating model for the affiliation of the two organizations. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 Mercy Health System and Trinity Health (Novi, Mich.) have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) that could lead to Mercy Hospital...

2011-10-18 13:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC Health Plan has been recognized for call center excellence under the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 Call Center Certification Program(SM). To become certified, UPMC Health Plan's call center successfully passed a detailed audit of more than 110 practices that encompass the call center's customer satisfaction measurement and analysis strategies and result in service excellence. J.D. Power and Associates also conducted a random survey...

2011-08-04 09:00:00

ERIE, Pa., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC Health Plan celebrates the official opening of its new Northwest Pennsylvania regional retail sales office in downtown Erie with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning followed by an open house and family wellness fair at its new location in the Boston Store, located at 716 State St. Diane P. Holder, President and CEO of UPMC Health Plan, and Erie Mayor Joseph E. Sinnott will officially cut the ribbon in a ceremony scheduled for 10:15 a.m....

2011-03-01 06:30:00

PITTSBURGH, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its Board of Directors has voted unanimously to appoint Robert J. Cindrich and Heather Bresch to Mylan's Board. With the appointments of Cindrich and Bresch, Mylan has expanded its board to 11 members. Robert Cindrich is a distinguished attorney and former jurist who currently serves as senior advisor to the Office of the President at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), a global heath...

2010-12-11 00:00:48

Mercy Reaffirms Commitment to Downtown Baltimore for the Next Half-Century and Beyond: The Mary Catherine Bunting Center Opens 12/19/10 Mercy's $400+ Million, 20-Story New Hospital Opens 7 Months Ahead of Schedule, Features State of the Art Technology, All Private Patient Rooms, Rooftop Gardens and Other Patient Care Amenities Baltimore, MD (Vocus) December 9, 2010 In recent years, Mercy Medical Center publications have featured the phrase, "On A Threshold of a Dream." That dream becomes a...

2010-10-05 09:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC Health Plan's Medical Assistance product - UPMC for You - and its Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) product - UPMC for Kids - are expanding into several counties in Central and Eastern Pennsylvania. In addition to 14 countries in Western Pennsylvania, UPMC for You is now available in 10 additional Pennsylvania counties: Adams, Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Northampton, Perry and York. UPMC for Kids is now...

2010-04-12 15:00:00

PITTSBURGH, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC Health Plan will host a two-day training session designed to teach community leaders about We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition) April 27-28, 2010, at Marriott City Center Hotel, Uptown. We Can! is a national movement of families and communities that promotes healthy weight in children ages 8-13 through improved food choices, increased physical activity, and reduced screen time (TV, computers, and video games). We Can!...

2010-02-25 14:12:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC Health Plan and the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh (JCC) are collaborating to help children and their families stay healthy through the We Can!(TM) (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition) Energize Our Families Youth Wellness Program. The JCC will offer eight-week sessions of the program in winter, spring, and fall 2010 at the Squirrel Hill facility, 5738 Forbes Avenue. The winter session is currently in progress and has...