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Harrisburg, June 24, 2019 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today provided the following statement in response to the Highmark/UPMC consent decree extension: “Today’s announcement is a victory for patients, medical access and quality care throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. I applaud the many advocates, government colleagues and officials from both Highmark and UPMC for their […]

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Pittsburgh, January 4, 2018 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Brookline) today made the following comment after UPMC and Highmark agreed to provide in-network access to community healthcare facilities that provide one-of-a-kind services. “I’m pleased by this positive and constructive development that will help put patients first. “I want to thank the leaders at Highmark […]

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BROOKLINE, March 20, 2013 – State Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny) today provided the following statement following city of Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s announcement concerning UPMC’s non-profit status: “I commend Mayor Ravenstahl and the city of Pittsburgh for challenging UPMC’s non-profit status and for bringing this issue before the Court to determine whether UPMC truly […]

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PITTSBURGH, November 30, 2011 – – After attending today’s Senate Banking and Insurance Committee hearing on the dispute between the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and Highmark, Sen. Wayne D. Fontana (D-Pittsburgh) again stressed the need for legislative action to address non-profit organizations that are clearly driven by profit.

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