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KCI, Highmark forge performance-based deal

December 20, 2018HME News Staff

SAN ANTONIO - KCI, a provider of advanced wound management, and Highmark, an insurer, have entered into an agreement for the KCI iOn Progress Remote Therapy Monitoring Program. Used in conjunction with the Activ.A.C. Therapy System, the program provides monitoring, engagement and adherence, according to a press release. The agreement is the first of its kind for negative pressure wound therapy and creates a performance-based payment structure to reduce total wound care costs, according to a press...

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Highmark prioritizes home infusion

December 13, 2018HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH - Highmark will increase the ability of their members to receive home infusion starting Jan. 1. As part of a new site of care program from the health insurer's pharmacy team, members will be able to receive infusion therapies in their home, doctor's office or at an infusion site, pending a prior authorization process, instead of in a hospital outpatient setting. “By receiving infusion therapies at other sites, members can reduce transportation times, see more flexibility in their...

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Gaming your way to healthy sleep

June 21, 2016Mike Kelly

PITTSBURGH - Highmark's REMWorks Sleep Store and EdLogics have come together to launch a new form of sleep disorder awareness.The two organizations recently launched a pilot of a game-based program aimed at educating people about sleep health and serious conditions that stem from sleep deprivation with employees of Allegheny County, Pa.“We used a pre-test and a post-test, and measured the change in their knowledge,” said Shelby Silberman, director of sales at EdLogics, a game-based consumer...

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Insurer Highmark opens retail sleep store

December 19, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

PITTSBURGH - Healthcare giant Highmark has stepped into the sleep market with a new sleep wellness store, REMWorks.“Our goal is to be able to offer a solution to everyone who has a challenge, from just occasional sleeplessness to someone who has snoring issues to someone who may have and underlying sleep issue that they are not even aware of,” said Amy Phillips, director of REMWorks.The retail store, which opened Dec. 13, carries traditional CPAP machines and masks, over-the-counter remedies,...

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Health insurer to open sleep store

November 6, 2014HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH - Highmark in December plans to open a retail location in Homestead, Pa., to address sleeplessness and sleep apnea. REMWorks Sleep Store will offer CPAP machines and mask fittings as well as over-the-counter solutions for non-medical sleep issues. "We saw a market demand that was not being met, and that's what led to the development of the sleep store concept," said Paul Puopolo, VP of business innovation and development at Highmark. REMWorks will accept most regional and national insurance...

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