Navigate Up


Information from the Pennsylvania Insurance Department

Read "Questions and Answers: Highmark and UPMC" on the PID website.

Click to Chat With an Online Representative 

To ensure affordable, in-network access to all of UPMC in 2015, make sure you have one of these 5 insurances.Helping You Make Informed Health Insurance Choices

Welcome to your home for information on the changing health insurance market in western Pennsylvania.

If you have additional questions or need assistance, please call 1-855-646-UPMC (8762) or e-mail

What information are you looking for?



Local Media Coverage of the Changing Marketplace

Sept. 23, 2014​ UPMC-Highmark feud prompts employer to ditch Highmark, others may follow
Sept. 18, 2014​ North Allegheny switches to UnitedHealthcare
Sept. 2, 2014​ Highmark, Pennsylvania Insurance Department issue post-UPMC transition plan
Sept. 2, 2014​ Regulators release details of Highmark's post-UPMC transition plan
Jul. 11, 2014​ Highmark to switch its workers to high-deductible insurance plans
Jun. 25, 2014​ UPMC, Highmark agree on limited basis to continue care for seriously ill
Jun. 16, 2014​ Western Pennsylvania employers look at insurer options in Highmark vs. UPMC
May 8, 2014​ UPMC health plan up 32,300, a 7% gain
Mar. 10, 2014​ Survey of large employers suggest Highmark could suffer without UPMC contract
Feb. 6, 2014​ Renewal of contract with Highmark would cost UPMC $500M
Jan. 3, 2014​ UPMC-Highmark deals enters last year
Dec. 19, 2013​ Pennsylvania lawmakers should oppose forced marriage of Highmark and UPMC: As I See It​
Dec. 18, 2013​ UPMC: Access will be nearly universal​
​Nov. 23, 2013 Aetna wants Highmark to know it's not an interloper
Sept. 25, 2013​ Highmark-UPMC battle brings competitive pricing to region as new health care law dawns
Sept. 25, 2013​ Westinghouse drops Highmark health plan
Sept. 3, 2013​ Highmark expands closed network plans to West Virginia, Delaware
Aug. 29, 2013​ Pittsburgh employees to see 2 health suitors
Aug. 28, 2013​ City employees may get insurer choice
Aug. 23, 2013​ Hospitals slam Highmark for limited network plan
Aug. 2, 2013​ Seniors needlessly scared?


©  UPMC | Affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences
Supplemental content provided by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions. All rights reserved.

For help in finding a doctor or health service that suits your needs, call the UPMC Referral Service at 412-647-UPMC (8762) or 1-800-533-UPMC (8762). Select option 1.

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. UPMC policy prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, genetics, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected group status. Further, UPMC will continue to support and promote equal employment opportunity, human dignity, and racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity. This policy applies to admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in UPMC programs and activities. This commitment is made by UPMC in accordance with federal, state, and/or local laws and regulations.

Medical information made available on is not intended to be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. You should not rely entirely on this information for your health care needs. Ask your own doctor or health care provider any specific medical questions that you have. Further, is not a tool to be used in the case of an emergency. If an emergency arises, you should seek appropriate emergency medical services.

For UPMC Mercy Patients: As a Catholic hospital, UPMC Mercy abides by the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services, as determined by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. As such, UPMC Mercy neither endorses nor provides medical practices and/or procedures that contradict the moral teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

Pittsburgh, PA, USA