Pa. Insurance Dept. hits UPMC with $250K penalty for Affordable Care Act violations
The UPMC review, one of five insurance company reviews conducted by PID, and which covered the time period between Jan. 1, 2015, to March 31, 2016, found that, among other violations, the company denied claims that should have been paid, miscalculated maximum out-of-pocket costs, and issued “unclear communications.”
Advocates, elected officials call on UPMC to raise wages and improve community outreach
'At UPMC, Black workers, particularly Black women workers, are concentrated in the hospital jobs that pay their lowest wages,' one activist said
Allegheny County ran out of pediatric ICU beds and added tents to increase bed capacity
On Sept. 17, UPMC announced the opening of a medical tent for the hospital’s Emergency Department in a tweet that called the number of children coming in as “historic.” Children’s hospital is the only pediatric hospital in the Pittsburgh region.
In historic moment, UPMC delivers first round of COVID-19 vaccines to Pgh’s frontline workers
“This is truly a momentous occasion,” one official said, comparing it to the 1955 deployment of Dr. Jonas Salk's polio vaccine, which he discovered while researching at the University of Pittsburgh.