Getting Healthcare Right

Highmark Health Plans

This section is for Highmark health plan members. Here you can find posts to help you understand different types of insurance plans, choose and sign up for coverage, and take advantage of your plans’ benefits, features, and online tools. Whether you receive coverage from your employer, have Highmark Medicare Advantage, or buy your own insurance on the marketplace, you’ll find helpful information for making smart decisions.

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Posted April 19, 2018
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Get insights on the evolution of emergency medicine from one of the leaders of that evolution in western Pennsylvania. Read More
Posted March 30, 2018
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In Delaware and West Virginia, our health plans partner with minor league baseball teams to support local charities. Read More
Posted October 17, 2017
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I thought this was covered 100% — why did I get a bill? A member advocate shares insights and tips to avoid cost surprises. Read More
Posted September 22, 2017
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Our pharmacist offers insights and tips on the prescription drugs that have the highest risk for abuse and addiction. Read More
Posted August 18, 2017
Save money with Medicare Advantage plans
$0 monthly premium Medicare Advantage plans sound like a great way to save money, but are they too good to be true? Read More
Posted July 6, 2017
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If you get a coverage denial, get help understanding it, and how to improve your chances of getting it overturned. Read More
Posted June 16, 2017
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Randy Detweiler reflects on 20 years of helping Highmark PALS program volunteers to “lend a hand, touch a heart.” Read More

Looking for Your Health Plan Website?

Need to find info about providers, prescriptions, coverage, claims, ID cards, or health spending or savings accounts? If so, your Highmark member site is the place to go. (It’s separate from this blog.)

Find your Member site address on the back of your member ID card — or, if your card isn’t handy, use the plan link on this list.

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