​​UPMC Specialty Services

A very limited number of UPMC specialty services​​ will remain in-network for Highmark commercial members in western Pennsylvania after June 30, 2019.
  • UPMC Center for Assistive Technology
  • UPMC Center for Excellence for Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis
  • Transplants unique to UPMC in the region
    • Living-donor liver
    • Lung
    • Heart-lung
    • Small bowel​

These specialty services will be in-network for Highmark patients even if the services are performed at UPMC hospitals that would otherwise be out-of-network.

The specialty transplants listed above also are in-network services for other Blue Cross and Blue Shield members accessing UPMC through the Blue Card program.

​UPMC Cancer Care

Most UPMC cancer care in western Pennsylvania, including the flagship UPMC Hillman Cancer Center located at UPMC Shadyside, will be out-of-network for Highmark commercial plan members after June 30, 2019. The special protection for oncology care created by the Consent Decrees will no longer exist.

However, some UPMC cancer care facilities in western Pa., including those operated in conjunction with other community health care providers, will remain in-network for at least two years after the Consent Decrees expire on June 30, 2019.

 ​Greater Pittsburgh Area In-Network Hospitals and Cancer Centers​​

  • Arnold Palmer Cancer Center, Greensburg
    A partnership of Excela Health and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
  • Arnold Palmer Medical Oncology, Mt. Pleasant
    A partnership of Excela Health and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
  • Arnold Palmer Medical Oncology, Norwin
    A partnership of Excela Health and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
  • Butler Health System Medical Oncology
    In partnership with UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
  • Butler Health System Radiation Oncology
    In partnership with UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
  • Heritage Valley Radiation Oncology, Beaver
    In partnership with UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
  • Heritage Valley Radiation Oncology, Coraopolis
    In partnership with UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
  • ​UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh (Find Frequently A​sked Questions about access to Children's)​
  • UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Beaver
  • UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Sewickley
  • UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Washington
  • UPMC Hillman-St. Clair Hospital Cancer Center
  • Washington Health System Radiation Oncology
    In partnership with UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Western Pa. Outside Pittsburgh Area In-Network Hospitals and Cancer Centers

  • ​UPMC Altoona
  • UPMC Bedford Memorial
  • UPMC Jameson
  • UPMC Kane
  • UPMC Northwest
  • Grove City Medical Oncology
  • Jameson Radiation Oncology
    In partnership with UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
  • John. P Murtha Regional Cancer Center
    A partnership of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and the 1889 Foundation
  • The Regional Cancer Center, Erie
  • Uniontown Hospital Radiation Oncology, Robert E. Eberly Pavilion
    In partnership with UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
  • UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at UPMC Altoona
  • UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at UPMC Horizon 
  • UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at UPMC Northwest
  • UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Greenville
  • UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at John. P Murtha Regional Cancer Center​
  • UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Uniontown
  • UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Windber

UPMC Partner Services

UPMC sometimes partners with another health care provider, such as a community hospital, to provide high-quality health care services in convenient locations (joint ventures). These providers may be in-network for Highmark commercial members after June 30, 2019. In addition to cancer care, these in-network providers may include:
  • Physician practices
  • Behavioral health services
  • Home health care agencies
  • Physical therapy services
  • Rehabilitation services
  • Skilled nursing care
  • Hospice care
  • Ambulance services
If you are interested in a specific UPMC service or provider, please call our insurance help line at 1-855-646-8762.

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