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UPMC Health Plan
One Chatham Ctr
112 Washington Pl
Pittsburgh , PA   15219-3441   USA
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Business Focus:
Health Insurance Plan (HIP)
HIP: Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
Company Description:
UPMC Health Plan, the second-largest health insurer in Western Pennsylvania, is owned by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), one of the nation's top-ranked health systems. As part of an integrated health care delivery system, UPMC Health Plan partners with UPMC and community network providers to improve clinical outcomes as well as the health of the greater community. According to the U.S. News & World Report/NCQA's listing of "America's Best Health Plans," UPMC Health Plan is the top-ranked health plan in Pennsylvania and one of the top-10 health plans in the nation. The Health Plan is also the highest-ranked managed care company in the nation for breast cancer screening for the third consecutive year. The integrated partner companies of the UPMC Insurance Services Division -- which includes UPMC Health Plan, Work Partners, EAP Solutions, UPMC for You (Medical Assistance), and Community Care Behavioral Health -- offer a full range of group health insurance, Medicare, Children's Health Insurance Program, Medical Assistance, behavioral health, employee assistance, and workers' compensation products and services to over 900,000 members. Our local provider network includes UPMC as well as community providers, totaling more than 80 hospitals and more than 7,000 physicians in a 28-county region.

Company Contacts:
Media Contact(s)
Gina Pferdehirt
[Director, Public Relations & Community Relations]
Clare Collins
Gloria Kreps
[Director, Media Relations]
Bill Modoono
Derrick Stratman
[Communications Manager]

Company Officials:
Jeffrey A. Romoff
[UPMC Health System President]
Tal Heppenstall
[President - UPMC Enterprises]
Diane P. Holder
[President of UPMC Health Plan and the UPMC Insurance Services Division]
David Sharbaugh
[Founder and President SmartRoom]
David Weir CSP, ARM
[President of UPMC WorkPartners]
Mary Beth Jenkins
[Chief Operating Officer]
Oscar Marroquin MD, FACC
[Chief Clinical Analytics Officer]
Tami Minnier
[Chief Quality Officer]
Michael Rowe
[Senior Medical Director]
Steven Shapiro MD
[Chief Medical and Scientific Officer]
William H. Shrank MD, MSHS
[Chief Medical Officer]
Chester Good
[Senior Medical Director for the Center For Value-based Pharmacy Initiatives]
MaCalus V. Hogan
[Chief - UPMC Mercy Orthopaedics]
Chronis H. Manolis RPh
[Vice President - Pharmacy]
Stephen Parkins MD
[VP - Medical Affairs]
Michael Parkinson MD, MPH
[Senior Medical Director of Health and Productivity]
Stephen E. Perkins MD
[Vice President of Medical Affairs]
Ram Ramalingam
[Executive Medical Director]
Swaminathan Ramalingam MD, MBA
[Executive Medical Director]
James Schuster MD, MBA
[VP of Behavioral Integration]
Gwendolyn Sowa MD, PhD
[Medical Director]
Nickalas Watsula
[Executive Director - Medical Assistance and SNP Operations]
Robert DeMichiei
[Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer]
Scott Lammie
[Chief Financial Officer]
Kim Jacobs
[Vice President - Product & Consumer Innovation]
Kimberly L. Cepullio
[SVP - Sales and Account Management]
Gina Pferdehirt
[Director, Public Relations & Community Relations]
Sheryl Kashuba
[Chief Legal Officer]
Daniel Vukmer
[SVP Business Development - Chief Legal Officer]
Sandra E. McAnallen
[Vice President - Network & Provider Relations]
Rita Orr
[Director Of Network Development]
Michael Sweeney
[Assistant Vice President, Contracting and Reimbursement]
Edward McCallister
[Chief Information Officer]
Sharon Czyzewski
[Vice President - Human Resources]
James E. Taylor PhD
[Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer]
Paul Wood
[Vice President and Chief Communications Officer]
Kira Bowers MBA
[Corporate Improvement Specialist]
John Lovelace
[President - UPMC For You, Inc.]
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Company News/Coverage:
UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care Announces Positive Impact of Behavioral Health Home Plus Model for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness in New Article Published in Health Affairs Journal
UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care Names Dr. Chester "Bernie" Good Senior Medical Director for the Center for Value-Based Pharmacy Initiatives
UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care Partners with Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs on SAMHSA Grant
Capital BlueCross, UPMC Pinnacle Offer Increased Access to Providers through CareConnect Insurance Plan Option
UPMC Health Plan Offers the Lowest Cost Silver Marketplace Plans For the Fourth Consecutive Year
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