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June 17, 2021

Behavioral Health Resources

Producer update

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June 2, 2021

UPMC Health Plan Virtual Concierge on Amazon Alexa & Google Home

Now available on Amazon Alexa and Google Home: the UPMC Health Plan Virtual Concierge.

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May 27, 2021

Your spring 2021 Quarterly Advantage newsletter

This issue features the UPMC Total Advantage product, which has been designed to meet the needs of employers in certain geographic areas.

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April 29, 2021

UPMC Partner Network Now Available for Groups with 51+ Employees

UPMC Health Plan is pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2021 our UPMC Partner Network will be available...

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April 23, 2021

COBRA Subsidies under American Rescue Plan

President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act into law on Thursday, March 11, 2021.

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April 17, 2021


On March 31st, Pennsylvania expanded phase 1A vaccine eligibility, and on April 5 phase 1B was opened. All Pennsylvanians age 16 and older will be eligible...

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March 30, 2021

The RxWell app to replace Odyssey

Access to the Odyssey by UPMC app will expire on March 31, 2021, but users can stay on a path to a healthier lifestyle with RxWell.

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March 23, 2021

Employer COVID-19 Vaccine Update

As COVID vaccine availability ramps up in PA and other states, hope for returning to some sense of normality in our lives has arrived.

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March 22, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Signed Into Law

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, has been signed into law, and below are the detailed key insurance coverage provisions.

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March 3, 2021

Waivers for In-Network Telehealth Visits and Inpatient COVID-19 Treatment Extended

Following Governor Wolf's extension of Pennsylvania's Proclamation of a Disaster Emergency, UPMC Health Plan confirmed that it will continue to waive all de

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February 27, 2021

UPMC Health Plan introduces The Better Option Producer Bonus for Individual Sales

UPMC Health Plan has two ways to help you earn incentives during Pennie's COVID-19 special enrollment period (SEP).

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February 16, 2021

UPMC Health Plan 2021 Individual Product COVID-19 SEP (2/15/2021-5/15/2021)

UPMC Health Plan will offer its Individual plans on Pennie and the UPMC Health Plan Marketplace during Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 special enrollment period

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February 11, 2021

Health Plan Small Group Support Line

At UPMC Health Plan we are committed to giving your employees who are UPMC Health Plan members access to top-ranked care and outstanding customer service...

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February 8, 2021

Commercial Member Review of Claims

At UPMC Health Plan, we strive to always provide exceptional member service and apologize for this error.

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February 5, 2021

Important Update: Medicare Secondary Payer Rules Notice

UPMC Health Plan has updated its 2021 Certificates of Coverage (COC) for commercial group products with new language that reflects our approach...

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February 4, 2021

Pennie Exceeds Expectations & Extends Enrollment for COVID-19

As a state-based marketplace, Pennie increases new enrollment by 9.7% and raises total enrollment to nearly 338,000.

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February 3, 2021

Your winter 2021 Quarterly Advantage newsletter

The winter 2021 issue of UPMC Health Plan's Quarterly Advantage producer newsletter presents information that can help your clients navigate COVID-19 and more.

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January 26, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

UPMC has been following state and CDC guidelines specific to the COVID-19 vaccine distribution process.

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