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July 22, 2019

UPMC Summer 2019 Quarterly Advantage newsletter

Stay ahead of the curve by staying up to date on UPMC Health Plan products and services.

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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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July 2, 2019

Legislative & Regulatory Updates for June 2019

Legislative & Regulatory updates related to the Health Care Industry for June, 2019.

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July 1, 2019

New Contract Reached with Uniontown Hospital

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and Uniontown Hospital announced that the Fayette County-based health system will rejoin Highmark’s Medicare Advantage July 1.

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June 28, 2019

ARMS Closure - 4th of July

The ARMS Insurance Group will be closed on July 4th and 5th in honor of the holiday.

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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 25, 2019

UPMC - Highmark Contract

UPMC and Highmark have agreed to a long-term contract which will allow Highmark members continued in-network access to all UPMC physicians and facilities in wes

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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 24, 2019

Pennsylvania Attorney General Announced Highmark/UPMC Future Relationship

Today, the Pennsylvania Attorney General announced that he has brokered a relationship between Highmark and UPMC.

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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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June 17, 2019

2020 AHIP Training is now Available

Highmark will be requiring the AHIP training as part of the 2020 Agent Training and Certification.

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June 11, 2019

2020 certification starts 7/10 | Contracting tool goes live 7/1 | Coming soon: VBE expands to new markets

Wish your clients a Happy Birthday, new contracting tools, SilverSneakers voting and more.

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June 11, 2019

Highmark Medigap Blue 24/7 Nurse Assistance Hotline

Coming Soon: 24/7 Nurse Assistance Hotline for Medigap Blue Members Beginning July 1

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June 6, 2019

Aetna Wants You to Treat Yourself this Summer!

Submit qualifying applications of Medicare Supplement and ancillary products between June 1 - 30, 2019 to earn a bonus.

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June 6, 2019

Important Aetna Funding Advantage Updates - Week of 6/4/19

Good news! The PCORI calculator has been updated to better assist your clients with figuring out their fee.

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