Highmark and UPMC Battle of Patients

UPMC could lose $1.2 billion in annual revenue in its contract fight with Highmark Health Services. With that kind of money at stake, why would Western Pennsylvania’s largest hospital network …

Recycling Unused Medicine

People get prescribed a lot of drugs. Then they usually don’t take them. Instead of throwing them away, what if they could get the drugs to people who need them? …

WellPoint Cap Program to Provide Savings

The nation’s largest pension fund worked with Indianapolis-based health insurer WellPoint Inc. to cut medical costs 19 percent by capping the price of some surgeries, in the latest sign payers …