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Summary of UPMC/Highmark Resolved Issues

The following issues have been resolved over the last month, at least through June 30, 2019, which is the expiration date of the Consent Decrees entered into with the approval of the Commonwealth Court by the parties in June of 2014. Continuity of Care.  An arbitration award, a copy of which is attached, provides as … Continue Reading

UPMC/Highmark Continuity of Care Settlement

PBGH just recently sent out a client alert regarding UPMC/Highmark Continuity of Care Settlement as follows:  UPMC and Highmark have announced a settlement agreement that addresses the Consent Decrees’ Continuity of Care provision. This settlement will govern continuity of care beginning January 1, 2016 until the end of the Consent Decrees on June 30, 2019. … Continue Reading

UPMC and Highmark Expected to Settle Contract Dispute

  An agreement between Highmark and UPMC is expected to be announced at 12:30 p.m. today by Gov. Tom Corbett’s office today, sources have told the Post-Gazette. Details of the agreement were not immediately known and none of the parties involved would comment this morning. Legislators and others said today that a three-year pact, until … Continue Reading

Federal Court Denies Preliminary Injunction for Highmark in UPMC Dispute

On October 12, 2011, U.S. District Magistrate Cathy Bissoon of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania issued an Opinion denying Highmark’s request for a preliminary injunction against UPMC, which injunction sought to restrain UPMC from publically discussing and stating that patients’ health care coverage could end as early as June … Continue Reading