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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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January 9, 2019

Individual Market Update for the Week of Jan. 7, 2019

Commissions will be paid for Special Enrollment Period (SEP) policies secured with an effective date between Jan. 2, 2019 and June 1, 2019.*

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January 9, 2019

Small Group Update: Revisions for Small Group Underwriting Guidelines are Now Available

Please review the revisions to the Small Group Underwriting Guidelines, effective Jan. 1, 2019 unless otherwise noted...

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January 2, 2019

Register for Highmark's Well360 Producer Training - Improving Health from Every Angle

Highmark is pleased to introduce Well360 - a portfolio of products and services that uses analytics and digital technologies to target the right members...

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December 13, 2018

Highmark West Commission Update: Highmark is Reintroducing ACA Individual Market Special Enrollment Commissions for a Portion of 2019

Commissions will be paid for special enrollment policies secured with an effective date between Jan. 2, 2019 and June 1, 2019 using the below schedule...

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December 13, 2018

Wishing You a Wonderful Holiday Season and a Happy New Year!

On behalf of the Highmark Producer Strategy & Administration Team, we want to sincerely thank you for your partnership and support...

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November 14, 2018

Highmark Update: Highmark offers CAR-T for Aggressive Blood Cancers

Effective November 2018, Highmark Inc. began offering Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell immunotherapy, commonly referred to as CAR-T for commercial members...

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November 14, 2018

Individual Market Update for the Week of Nov. 12, 2018

Marketing is engaging in a 2019 post-enrollment member onboarding program for all Highmark Individual ACA Members and we want our producer community to know...

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