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Sat May 30, 2015, 06:06 PM

Judge rules UPMC must provide in-network access to Highmark Medicare members:

More on the ongoing battles:

More than 180,000 seniors who rely on Highmark Inc. for Medicare Advantage will keep in-network access to UPMC at least until 2019, Commonwealth Court President Judge Dan Pellegrini ordered Friday.
His three-page decision commands the Downtown-based rivals into binding arbitration to resolve other disagreements they cannot settle on their own — a move that delighted Gov. Tom Wolf and Attorney General Kathleen Kane.
UPMC vowed to appeal to the state Supreme Court.
“The feud between these two companies must end — the people of Western Pennsylvania have had enough,” Wolf said in a statement.


Read more: http://triblive.com/news/adminpage/8465390-74/upmc-access-network#ixzz3bfMXi8Rf


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Sat May 30, 2015, 10:47 PM

1. This is good news.

I'm glad Governor Wolf and AG Kane stepped in, for the good of the people. That was something ol' Tom Corbett was incapable of doing.

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