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 November 6, 2015
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Understanding what the ACA health plan metal levels mean can help you find the plans that suit you best. Read More
Posted October 29, 2015
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To manage your health care costs, understand the “networks” that go with your health plan. Our experts explain the basics. Read More
Posted October 23, 2015
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Break down the walls around health care costs and shop smarter when you need a test, procedure or other health care service. Read More
Posted October 10, 2015
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1% of U.S. prescriptions are for specialty drugs. Yet they account for 32% of drug costs. We’re working to find balance. Read More
Posted October 1, 2015
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The ACA market has had challenges for both consumers and health plans. Here’s how we’re tackling those challenges for 2016. Read More
Posted September 19, 2015
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Preparing a healthy meal isn’t always easy or convenient. Highmark offers member discounts on services that can help. Read More
Posted August 8, 2015
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Meet Kathy Taylor, a retired university mathematics professor who has been a PALS volunteer since 2011. 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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