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Highmark BCBS Restricting Some Plans

Posted on: April 9th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield recently announced that they are offering a new health plan which requires subscribers to pay higher deductibles and co-pays if they go to UPMC Hamot and some of their doctors.  The plan is called Highmark’s Choice Blue and it will be available as of July 1.  This comes soon after […]

Introducing Simple Blue PPO From Highmark

Posted on: January 16th, 2012 by ymedina No Comments

A new individual health insurance plan is available from Highmark called the Simple Blue PPO plan.  This plan goes into effect on February 1, and the the article on IFAWEBNEWS.com by Bob Graham says the plan is geared towards being simple, affordable and predictable.  The health insurance coverage aims to have lower premiums and lower deductibles with […]

HealthAmerica Insurance Kiosks

Posted on: October 18th, 2011 by BlogAdmin No Comments

HealthAmerica, has opened retail health insurance kiosks at 9 Pittsburgh area malls to answer questions and sell health insurance policies to individual health insurance customers as well as those over age 65 shopping for a Medicare health plan. The HealthAmerica kiosks can be found at the following malls: Beaver Valley Mall, Clearview Mall, Monroeville Mall, […]

Advance Blue by Highmark

Posted on: August 9th, 2011 by BlogAdmin No Comments

Highmark  has launched a new innovative health insurance plan for individuals called Advance Blue.  Advance Blue provides 100% coverage for preventative care and only requires small co-pays for doctor visits, prescription drugs and basic diagnostic testing.  Maternity benefits and vision exams are also covered Advance Blue is available in three areas covered by various Highmark […]

Pennsylvania Health Insurance Ranking Well

Posted on: March 30th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

JD Power and Associates is in their 5th year of ranking health insurers through the US Member Health Insurance Plan Study and according to their recent annual report Pennsylvania health insurance ranked well for overall customer satisfaction.  They exceed the national average for customer satisfaction significantly. The article “UPMC, Geisinger, Highmark lead PA Customer Satisfaction Ratings” […]

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Posted on: October 5th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the Blue Cross Blue Shield website, BCBS of Delaware has announced an affiliation agreement with Highmark Inc.  This partnership plans to bring new products and services to the state of Delaware and enhance the cost-effectiveness of Blue Cross and Highmark. This is positive news for Delaware health insurance as it creates better products […]

Finding Health Insurance Made Easier in Pennsylvania

Posted on: May 12th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Finding health insurance in Pennsylvania has been made easier with the opening of four additional health insurance stores in PA from Highmark Direct.  Highmark announced last month that the new retail health insurance stores in PA will be opened, 3 in Pittsburgh and 1 in Harrisburg. Currently, Highmark is the only health insurance company to […]

Highmark Direct Stores

Posted on: April 20th, 2010 by JPAL No Comments

Highmark Blue Shield, which opened its first retail health insurance stores in Pennsylvania in March 2009, plans to open four four more stores in 2010. The Highmark Direct Retail stores were opened to help consumers make informed decisions about health insurance, and to purchase their plans of course. The stores have exceeded expectations in their […]

Highmark Health Insurance Plans

Posted on: November 19th, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments

In the recent US News and World Report annual health plan rankings report, two health plans offered by Highmark ranked as being among the best health plans in the nation. SecurityBlue, HighMark’s Medicare Advantage HMO ranked #32 among Medicare Health Plans Among Commercial HMOs, Keystone Blue (offered by Highmark subsidiary Keystone Health Plan West) ranked […]

Special Care – Independence Blue Cross

Posted on: October 6th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

In Southeastern Pennsylvania, Independence Blue Cross (IBC) in conjunction with Highmark Blue Shield has formed the Caring Foundation which helps to provide free or low-cost health insurance plans to uninsured children and adults in the 5 counties including and surrounding Philadelphia. Plans that are administered through the Caring Program include Pennsylvania CHIP, Adultbasic, and Special […]