Q: Will UPMC Altoona be out-of-network after June 30, 2019? A: No. UPMC Altoona will remain in-network for most* Highmark members after June 30, 2019 along with several other western Pa. hospitals including UPMC Bedford, UPMC Horizon, UPMC Northwest, and UPMC Jameson. However, UPMC physicians at the UPMC Outpatient Center in Ebensburg will be out-of-network after June 30, 2019.
* With the exception of UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Highmark My Direct Blue is out-of-network for UPMC.
Q: I have gone to UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, UPMC Passavant, UPMC Presbyterian, or another UPMC hospital for care in the past. Which UPMC hospitals will be out-of-network after June 30, 2019? A: Many UPMC hospitals in western Pa. will be out-of-network for Highmark members after June 30, 2019. This includes but is not limited to UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, UPMC Hamot, UPMC Passavant, and nationally ranked UPMC Presbyterian as well as several specialized treatments and services provided exclusively at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at UPMC Shadyside.
A complete listing of UPMC hospitals and their network status after June 30, 2019, can be found at UPMC.com/Choice2019.