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Highmark Health taps into stay-at-home preferences

September 18, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

PITTSBURGH - Highmark Health recently expanded its Home Recovery Care program to two more hospitals in its network, boosted by the ongoing public health emergency that has increased the value of home care. HRC originally launched at Allegheny Health Network in late 2019 as part of a joint venture between the payer and Contessa; it provides inpatient care in the home through telemedicine, providers and Contessa's technology for coordinating care. “HRC gives us the opportunity to give individuals...

Coronavirus Outbreak, Highmark Health, home care, Public Health Emergency


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Providers

Allegheny Health tapped for Home Recovery Care

November 13, 2019HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH and NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Allegheny Health Network will provide DME, home infusion and other homecare products and services as part of a new joint venture between health insurer Highmark Health and Contessa.The venture, called Home Recovery Care, will provide inpatient care in the home using telemedicine, in-home providers and Contessa's technology for coordinating care.“Creating a value-based experience that enables patients and families to heal in the home is a priority for Highmark...

Allegheny Health Network, Highmark Health, Value-Based Care


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Providers need to 'be better'

September 23, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

CHARLESTON, S.C. - HME providers need to up their game if they want to keep up with changes in health care, a health system exec and a health insurance exec told attendees of the HME News Business Summit last week.Prepare to be disruptedWhy? Disruptive change in health care—not just incremental change—is coming, Dr. Patrick Cawley, CEO of the Medical University of South Carolina, the 80th largest health system in the country, told attendees.“The equation for value in health...

Highmark Health, HME News Business Summit, Medical University of South Carolina


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ACHC gets accepted by Highmark Health

August 14, 2015HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. - The Accreditation Commission for Health Care's sleep accreditation program has received acceptance by Highmark Health, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Effective this month, the approval allows ACHC-accredited sleep providers in Pennsylvania, Delaware and West Virginia to access Highmark Health's network. Highmark Health and its diversified businesses and affiliates operate health insurance plans serving 53 million members in those states.

Accreditation, ACHC, Highmark Health, Sleep Therapy