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UPMC Horizon is committed to providing advanced specialty medical care to our community. We know how important it is to have access to quality health care, close to home.

If you have commercial insurance, you need to know that the relationship between UPMC and Highmark is changing.

After June 30, 2019, many UPMC hospitals and other facilities in western Pennsylvania will be out-of-network for patients with Highmark commercial insurance.

Below are answers to frequently asked questions about how your health care will be affected.

Q: Will UPMC Horizon be out-of-network after June 30, 2019? A: No. UPMC Horizon will remain in-network for most* Highmark commerical members 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 Shadyside, 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 commercial 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.

Q: Will UPMC doctors be out-of-network after June 30, 2019? A: If you would like to see a doctor at or near a UPMC hospital or facility that will be in-network after June 30, 2019, such as UPMC Horizon, you can expect that doctor to be in-network for you as well. If you would like to see a doctor at or near a UPMC hospital or facility that will be out-of-network after June 30, 2019, such as UPMC Hamot, you can expect that doctor to be out-of-network for you as well.

For answers to more frequently asked questions about how June 30, 2019, may impact your health care, click here.

If you have commercial insurance, you need to know that the relationship between UPMC and Highmark is changing.

To ensure in-network access to UPMC hospitals and doctors, visit UPMC.com/Choice2019 or call 1-833-236-8096 to learn more.