Getting Healthcare Right


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Meet Your Highmark Health Care Team: Medicare Advocates By Chris Mueller
March 19 2019

Instead of waiting for Medicare members to call with a problem, our team calls them to avoid problems in the first place.

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Ask a Doc: Caring for Older Adults By Nikki Buccina
October 10 2018

The director of geriatrics at AHN shares her insights on improving the delivery of care to older patients.

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A Legacy of Support for Seniors By Cheyenne Knight
September 19 2018

Program coordinator Randy Detweiler discusses PALS’ place within Highmark’s larger mission of supporting seniors’ health.

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Delirium in Hospitalized Seniors: The Power of HELP By Nikki Buccina
May 9 2018

HELP volunteers are part of a program to prevent elderly patients from developing delirium during hospital stays.

Save money with Medicare Advantage plans
$0 Monthly Premium Medicare Advantage Plans By Bryce Walat
August 18 2017

$0 monthly premium Medicare Advantage plans sound like a great way to save money, but are they too good to be true?

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PALS: Randy Detweiler’s 20 Years of Helping Seniors Help Each Other By Corey Florindi
June 16 2017

Randy Detweiler reflects on 20 years of helping Highmark PALS program volunteers to “lend a hand, touch a heart.”

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Medicare Special Enrollment Periods: Common Situations By Bryce Walat
May 5 2017

Learn about common situations that can trigger a Special Enrollment Period for your Medicare Advantage coverage.

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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