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October 15, 2019

Highmark Small Group Update: Creditable Coverage Notice for 2019 and 2020 Prescription Drug Designs Now Available

Creditable Coverage Notice for 2019 and 2020 Prescription Drug Designs Now Available.

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September 12, 2019

Highmark Update: Changes to Large Group Renewal Paperwork and Pricing Fees for Jan. 1, 2020

We want to make you aware of recent changes made to the required Large Group renewal documents that will start with Jan. 1, 2020 client effective dates.

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September 11, 2019

Updated Out-of-Network Authorization Requirements effective Jan. 1, 2020

We want to make you aware of an important change regarding out-of-network authorizations that will affect your client members.

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September 6, 2019

Highmark's New ACA Individual Market Enrollment Website is Now Available

We are excited to announce that the new Highmark ACA Individual Market enrollment website is now live!

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July 3, 2019

HIGHMARK UPDATE: Client Communication Materials around Access to UPMC after July 1, 2019

New communication documents for your clients about the Highmark and UPMC 10-year contract.

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June 28, 2019

Highmark Update: Highmark and UPMC 10-year Contract; Highmark Inc. and VSP Global Announce Definitive Agreement to Purchase Visionworks of America, Inc.

Highmark and UPMC 10-year Contract + Highmark Inc. and VSP Global Announce Definitive Agreement for VSP to Purchase Visionworks of America.

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June 25, 2019

Important Highmark Update: Register to Attend!! Producer Webinar - Highmark and UPMC Reach 10 Year Contract

Highmark is hosting a 45-minute webinar with Q&A on Wednesday, June 26 at 4 p.m. to discuss the new Highmark and UPMC 10 year contract.

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June 24, 2019

Highmark Update: Highmark and UPMC Agree to 10-year Contract

The organizations agreed to a 10-year contract offering full in-network access to Highmark members in certain health products in Pittsburgh an Erie.

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June 18, 2019

IMPORTANT HIGHMARK UPDATE: UPMC Out of Network Emergency Department Care for Highmark Members

Highmark is hosting a 30-minute webinar on Wednesday, June 19 to discuss UPMC Out of Network Emergency Department (ED) care and access for Highmark members.

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May 30, 2019

IMPORTANT HIGHMARK UPDATE: Out of Network Emergency Department Care for Highmark Members

Highmark is hosting a 30-minute webinar on Tuesday, June 4 to discuss Out of Network Emergency Department (ED) care and access for Highmark members.

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May 29, 2019

Commission Update: Highmark West Will Continue to Pay ACA Individual Market Special Enrollment Commissions Through the End of 2019

Highmark will extend commissions for Special Enrollment Period (SEP) policies secured for effective dates of June 2, 2019 through Dec. 31, 2019.

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May 29, 2019

Highmark Update: Pennsylvania Supreme Court rules that Consent Decree Can Be Modified Beyond June 30

On Tuesday, May 28, 2019 the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that the Consent Decree governing the relationship between Highmark and UPMC can be modified.

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April 18, 2019

Highmark Update: Group Client Annual MSP/MLR Employee Count Collection

Highmark will be sending a letter to all group clients that had active Highmark medical and/or drug coverage in 2018 in western, central and/or northeastern PA.

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February 10, 2019

Highmark Supports Pennsylvania's Attorney General

Highmark is in full support of Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s proposal to modify the Consent Decrees between Highmark and UPMC.

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February 8, 2019

Pennsylvania Attorney General Litigation Against Highmark and UPMC

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced legal action against Highmark and UPMC related to choice and competition in the marketplace.

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