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 "Nowhere in the text of the provision is there a requirement that Highmark include UPMC in all of its Medicare-Advantage products," Judge Dan Pellegrini wrote.
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"Nowhere in the text of the provision is there a requirement that Highmark include UPMC in all of its Medicare-Advantage products," Judge Dan Pellegrini wrote.

Highmark plan can exclude UPMC, Pennsylvania judge rules

The state argued in court last week that the agreements required Highmark to provide seniors with in-network access to UPMC care.


 The entrance of Posner Tower at UPMC Shadyside Hospital. Unlike many other sectors, job cuts at Western Pennsylvania hospitals have continued since the 2008 recession.

Hospital job cuts continue in Pittsburgh region

Western Pennsylvania hospitals, like most employers, shed jobs in the wake of the 2008 recession, but job losses have continued.



 Shoshana Roberts, 24, is a CAPA graduate.

Anti-harassment video of Pittsburgh CAPA grad goes viral

The two-minute video, filmed in New York City, was made by the group Hollaback! to raise awareness of street harassment.



 Termaine Washington called the county 911 center repeatedly saying he had planted a bomb at the Allegheny County Jail and at PNC Park during a baseball game.

Man who threatened to blow up PNC Park pleads guilty to escape charge

Termaine Washington pleaded guilty in 2013 to using a stolen cell phone to call in various bomb threats in September 2012.


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Animal shelter gets go-ahead to build facility in Homewood

Community members have agreed to a proposal from a local animal shelter to build a $15 million, 40,000-square-foot facility in Homewood.



Children 'go wild' for record-setting national vocabulary lesson

PNC Grow Up Great celebrated its 10th anniversary with a vocabulary challenge — teaching the same lesson at the same time in 37 cities.


 
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