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LETTER: Learn more about UPMC-accepted insurance

Philip W. Guarneschelli
UPMC Pinnacle president and CEO
Construction at the new UPMC Memorial Hospital in West Manchester Township is on track for the projected August opening.
Thursday, May 29, 2019
John A. Pavoncello photo

If there’s one constant in health care, it’s change. UPMC’s investment in south-central Pennsylvania has brought positive change to our region, including new, highly specialized services, thousands of new providers, and leading-edge technology to treat the most advanced diseases. However, even positive change can cause confusion. I’d like to take a moment to clarify a question involving health insurance plans accepted at UPMC Pinnacle.

UPMC Pinnacle hospitals and outpatient clinics continue to accept most major insurance plans including Aetna, Capital Blue Cross, Highmark, and UPMC Health Plan for all services. Changes in the relationship between Highmark and UPMC in the greater Pittsburgh and Erie areas will not affect the relationship between UPMC Pinnacle and Highmark.

We look forward to continuing to care for all of our patients in 2019 and beyond. To learn more about full, in-network access to UPMC doctors and hospitals, call our toll-free help line at 1-833-879-5013 or visit UPMC.com/Choice2019.

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