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Blues challenge UPMC, call Highmark contract dispute 'of its own making'

Dive Brief: The Blues Association and other health plans argued in a filing that it’s too late for UPMC to join the federal antitrust suit challenging the way Blue Cross Blue Shield plans operate. Defendants including the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association filed a response to UPMC, Pittsburgh’s dominant health provider, Thursday in federal court… Read More »

No single solution to patient matching challenge, GAO says

Dive Brief: Efforts to accurately match patient records will continue to challenge providers, payers and others, with no one-size-fits-all approach to ensuring that information in different health records refers to the same patient, the U.S. Government Accountability Office says in a Tuesday report to Congress. GAO interviewed 37 stakeholders to see how they match medical records,… Read More »