UPMC Health Plan News

This is selected news for UPMC Health Plan, which is filed under Sectors / Healthcare Payers. There are 259 news items for this page. UPMC Health Plan is occasionally combined with Diane Holder, Lumeris and Gateway Health in news items. A press release filter page is also available for UPMC Health Plan.

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11/22/2022 The benefits of telehealth services
... a 154 percent increase in telehealth visits compared with the same period in 2019 [1]. Today, many providers offer telehealth services for routine care. At UPMC Health Plan, we understand the benefits of telehealth and the demand for digital access to care. Would coverage for telehealth care be something you ...
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11/21/2022 UPMC Health Plan Diversity & Inclusion Council Launches Diversity Book Drive
Working with four regional literacy organizations across Pennsylvania, the UPMC Health Plan Diversity and Inclusion Council today invited community members to join the Council's diversity book drive to provide community literacy organizations with increased access to diverse and inclusive literature. ‚AuUPMC Health Plan recognizes that communities that support diversity ...
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11/20/2022 UPMC Health Plan Creates Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Audio Story in Partnership with Fred Rogers Productions
UPMC Health Plan announced today that it has created a Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood audio story to support caregivers as they talk to children younger than 5 about getting vaccines whether it's the flu shot, a COVID-19 vaccine, or another well-child vaccination. The audio story is available ...
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11/17/2022 UPMC Health Plan Creates ‘Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood’ Audio Story to Prepare Children For Vaccinations
UPMC Health Plan partnered with Fred Rogers Productions to create a Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood audio story to support caregivers as they talk to children younger than 5 about getting vaccines whether it's the flu shot, a COVID-19 vaccine, or another well-child vaccination. The free, four-minute ...
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11/17/2022 Thanksgiving a busy running day
... 31 years, area runners have celebrated Thanksgiving with thousands of friends at the YMCA Turkey Trot in Pittsburgh. Greater Pittsburgh YMCA Turkey Trot presented by UPMC Health Plan returns to Pittsburgh's North Side and downtown for its 32nd running. The popular event hosts thousands of participants for competitive 5k ...
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11/10/2022 SeaWolves Announce 2023 Game Times, Fireworks Dates and Education Days
... will begin at 1:35 p.m. in April and on May 13. All Sunday games, with the exception of July 2, will begin at 1:35 p.m. UPMC Health Plan Education Days will return in 2023 with special 11:05 a.m. start times. Education Days are slated for Wednesday, May 10 against the ...
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11/6/2022 Otters' Streak Ends in Loss to North Bay, 5-3
... weekend finale on home ice, taking on the North Bay Battalion for the first time in over two years. With Military Appreciation Night (pres. by UPMC Health Plan & UPMC Hamot) on the docket for the Otters lone home game of the weekend, they would look for an intense battle against ...
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10/28/2022 Health Disparities Q&A with George Robinson II, MBA
... provides minority-owned, woman-owned, and disadvantaged businesses, as well as LGBTQIA+ and veteran-owned enterprises with equal access to procurement opportunities at UPMC and UPMC Health Plan. He joined UPMC in 2018 and brings to his role over 20 years of experience in business and engineering administration, government management ...
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10/25/2022 Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Pointe in Time Gala Returns Annual Gala to Raise Funds
... sponsors along with Vivian and Bill Benter, Patsy and Don McKinney, Mark F. and Mary McKinney Flaherty, MetroTech Automotive, Northwestern Mutual, PNC Bank, UPMC, and UPMC Health Plan. Highlights include an exclusive company performance will feature a brand-new "Dracula" themed work choreographed by PBT Soloist Jessica McCann, as well ...
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10/24/2022 Boomer's Drive-Thru Trick Or Treat this Friday
... The event will take place in the Muncy Bank Ballpark parking lot this Friday, October 28 from 6pm-9pm and is sponsored by UPMC, the UPMC Health Plan and Backyard Broadcasting. The event will be hosted by Boomer, the Cutters popular mascot, and give children age 14 and under in ...
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10/20/2022 ACHP Plans Outperform Competition in CMS Quality Star Ratings
... include: Aultcare ; Baylor Scott & White Health Plan ; CDPHP ; Dean Health Plan ; HealthPartners ; Independent Health ; Kaiser Permanente ; Martin's Point Health Care ; Priority Health ; SelectHealth ; and UPMC Health Plan . In addition to leading on overall scores, ACHP member companies excelled in key metrics both in clinical measures and consumer experience. On ...
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10/17/2022 After Two Days of Running Day and Night, Runners Complete 150-Mile Relay GAP Relay Presented by UPMC Health Plan
After Two Days of Running Day and Night, Runners Complete 150-Mile Relay GAP Relay Presented by UPMC Health Plan October 17, 2022 Thirty-eight relay teams comprised of more than 200 runners from 12 states completed the epic two-day, non-stop relay adventure that started in Cumberland, Md ...
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10/17/2022 Reviewing Newer Models, Current Role of Value-Based Contracts
... as well as other stakeholders like clinicians and other payers,‚Au said Chester B Good, MD, MPH, senior medical director for Value-Based Pharmacy at UPMC Health Plan. ‚AuWe‚Aove dabbled with patient-reported outcomes to see how the patients are experiencing these medications.‚Au Presenters concluded that the future ...
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10/17/2022 Health Insurance Providers Actions Concerning Mental Health
... pilot will focus on supporting clinical interns from cultural and ethnic minority groups, rural communities, and other underrepresented populations where the workforce needs are greatest. UPMC Health Plan's Special Needs Plan Severely Mentally Ill team provides community-based care management services to members with a serious mental illness diagnosis ...
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10/14/2022 Dr Chester "Bernie" Good: More Industry Partners Are Using Value-Based Contracts
More industry partners are getting comfortable with doing value-baseed contracts, said Chester "Bernie" Good, MD, MPH, senior medical director of the Center for Value Based Pharmacy Initiatives at UPMC Health Plan during the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Nexus 2022 fall meeting. Transcript How have value-based contracts evolved ...
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10/13/2022 UPMC for Life rated best quality Medicare Advantage plan in Pa. | Business
PITTSBURGH UPMC Health Plan announced that UPMC for Life has again earned an excellent 5 out of 5 overall star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for 2023 and Accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for both our HMO and PPO plans. This ...
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10/13/2022 Cavulus CEO Expects Inflationary Pressures Will Impact Medicare Advantage Competition Among Insurers - Military Industry Today - EIN Presswire
... Advantage Platform (Cavulus MAP‚N¢) unifies marketing, sales and enrollment operations, and is utilized by many of America's top insurers, including several BlueCross/ BlueShield companies, UPMC Health Plan, Johns Hopkins, Lumeris and United Healthcare. For details visit: www.cavulus.com . Media Inquiries: 800-760-6915 Email: [email protected] Paul Luc Cavulus +1 724-255-1733 ...
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10/12/2022 UPMC Health Plan & InterWell Health Launch Value-Based Agreement to Coordinate Care for UPMC Health Plan Members with Chronic Kidney Disease
Initiative seeks to prevent unplanned care and improve quality-of-life PITTSBURGH , Oct. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- UPMC Health Plan and InterWell Health today announced a new joint initiative to integrate care coordination services and enhance education and self-management strategies for UPMC Health Plan members with chronic kidney disease (CKD ...
PR Newswire
10/12/2022 Explore North Park at Park ‘til Dark with free, family-friendly activities and cap the day with Brews + Bites at Pour at the Park
... family to family fishing with the PA Fish and Boat Commission, then stop by for some drop-in activities on Tennis Court Road hosted by UPMC Health Plan, including face paintings, caricature drawings, games, plant potting's, and the BRGR food truck. Slow down and connect with our outdoor spaces ...
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10/12/2022 Cavulus CEO Expects Inflationary Pressures Will Impact Medicare Advantage Competition
... Advantage Platform (Cavulus MAP‚N¢) unifies marketing, sales and enrollment operations, and is utilized by many of America's top insurers, including several BlueCross/ BlueShield companies, UPMC Health Plan, Johns Hopkins , Lumeris and United Healthcare. For details visit: www.cavulus.com . Media Inquiries: 800-760-6915 Email: [email protected] SOURCE Cavulus ...
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10/12/2022 Cavulus CEO Expects Inflationary Pressures Will Impact Medicare Advantage Competition Among Insurers - Book Publishing Industry Today - EIN Presswire
... Advantage Platform (Cavulus MAP‚N¢) unifies marketing, sales and enrollment operations, and is utilized by many of America's top insurers, including several BlueCross/ BlueShield companies, UPMC Health Plan, Johns Hopkins, Lumeris and United Healthcare. For details visit: www.cavulus.com . Media Inquiries: 800-760-6915 Email: [email protected] Paul Luc Cavulus +1 724-255-1733 ...
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10/12/2022 Joint initiative to help UPMC Health Plan members manage kidney disease | dispatchist.com
... Essential Business News 1 Year Print & Digital $99 1 Year Print +Digital + Data Joe (BOL) $299 1 Year Digital Only $99 Monthly Digital Only $9.UPMC Health Plan and InterWell Health Wednesday announced a joint initiative to improve care for UPMC Health Plan members with kidney disease, potentially reducing hospitalizations ...
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10/11/2022 UPMC app found to reduce anxiety and depression in teens and young adults
Pittsburgh-based UPMC has developed a digital app the health system says has been effective in reducing anxiety and depression in teens and young adults. The RxWell app, which was created by UPMC Health Plan to support members with depression and other health challenges, offers real-time coping techniques and ...
Becker's Hospital Review
10/11/2022 This app can help manage mental health
... removing barriers to mental health care. The findings just were published in the journal Psychiatric Services, which shows that RxWell, an app developed by the UPMC Health Plan, helps adolescents and young adults manage their mental health. Preliminary results show 73% of app users saw a reduction in anxiety, while ...
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10/10/2022 Understanding naloxone
... on your state or local health department's website or talk with your health care provider for treatment and referral services available in your area. UPMC Health Plan can support you or a loved one on the journey to better your mental and behavioral health. To learn more about our ...
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