A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 2-9-2019

02-08-2019

Topic: Understanding the impact of the Highmark-UPMC "divorce"

Guest: Erin Ninehouser, Director of Consumer Engagement, Pennsylvania Health Access Network, and Debbie Varratti of Plum Borough, who has been affected by the split

How Topic Discussed: A five-year consent decree between the region's largest health care providers is expiring. How will Medicare Advantage patients be affected? What steps should they take now to affect themselves? How is the rivalry between Highmark and UPMC affecting doctors, nurses and other health care providers? What does the action recently taken by state Attorney General Josh Shapiro mean for consumers?

 

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