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Joint statement of Highmark and UPMC regarding continuity of care

Highmark Inc.

PITTSBURGH (Nov. 13, 2015) Highmark and UPMC have announced that they have reached an agreement on the application of the Continuity of Care provision in the Consent Decrees each reached in 2014 with Commonwealth officials. This is effective for the remaining term of the Consent Decrees beginning January 1, 2016 and continuing until June 30, 2019.

About Highmark Inc.

Highmark Inc. is among the ten largest health insurers in the United States and is the fourth-largest Blue Cross and Blue Shield-affiliated company. Highmark and its diversified businesses and affiliates operate health insurance plans in Pennsylvania, Delaware and West Virginia that serve 5.3 million members. Its diversified health businesses serve group customer and individual health needs across the United States through dental insurance, vision care and other related health businesses. Highmark is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies. For more information, visit
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Aaron Billger
Highmark Inc.