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Highmark Health

Headquarters: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description: Highmark Health and its subsidiaries and affiliates comprise a national health and wellness organization that employs more than 35,000 people and serves more than 50 million Americans in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The organization includes businesses in health insurance, health care delivery, managed vision care, retail eyewear and eye care services, eyewear manufacturing, dental solutions, health risk solutions, and innovative, technology-based solutions. Highmark Health is the parent of Highmark Inc., Allegheny Health Network and HM Health Solutions.

Mission: Highmark Health is an interdependent system designed to deliver high-quality, accessible, understandable and affordable experiences, outcomes and solutions for our customers.

Number of Employees: 35,000+ across the organization

Leadership: David L. Holmberg, President and Chief Executive Officer

2015 Consolidated Revenues: $17.7 billion

Website: highmarkhealth.org

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Headquarters:

  • Highmark Inc., doing business as Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield in the 42 counties of western, north central and northeastern Pennsylvania and as Highmark Blue Shield elsewhere in the state—Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Highmark West Virginia Inc., doing business as Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia—Parkersburg, West Virginia
  • Highmark BCBSD Inc., doing business as Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware—Wilmington, Delaware

Description: An independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Highmark, together with its Blue-branded affiliates, collectively comprise the fourth-largest Blue Cross and Blue Shield-affiliated organization and one of the nation’s 10 largest health insurance organizations. Highmark is the parent company of HVHC Inc., United Concordia Dental and HM Insurance Group.

Customers: Consumers, businesses and government entities

Products and Services: Individual and group health insurance; Medicare Advantage plans for seniors; Medicaid (through Gateway Health Plan)

Brands Offered: Blue Cross Blue Shield and/or Blue Shield

Geographic Service Area: Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Delaware

Number of Employees: 7,660

Leadership: Deborah L. Rice-Johnson, President, Highmark Health Plan

Website: highmark.com

HVHC Inc. Distribution & Manufacturing

Headquarters: San Antonio, Texas

Description: HVHC Distribution & Manufacturing is the operations division of HVHC Inc. and subsidiaries, an integrated vision solutions organization with three main lines of business that also include Davis Vision, which provides managed vision care benefits (listed separately), and Visionworks, with more than 700 retail optical stores (listed separately). The fourth-largest finisher of lenses in the nation, HVHC Distribution & Manufacturing operates five United States-based, state-of-the-art manufacturing laboratories where it fabricated more than 4.8 million pairs of eyeglasses in 2015.

Customers: HVHC Distribution & Manufacturing fabricates eyewear exclusively for its affiliates Visionworks and Davis Vision.

Products and Services: HVHC Distribution & Manufacturing custom fabricates eyeglasses and distributes vision products across the country for Visionworks and Davis Vision.

Geographic Service Area: United States

Number of Employees: 1,000

Leadership: James N. Eisen, President and Chief Executive Officer, HVHC Inc., and John Kay, Executive Vice President, HVHC Inc., Distribution & Manufacturing

Visionworks

Headquarters: San Antonio, Texas

Description: Visionworks is the third-largest specialty retail optical chain in the United States and a leading provider of eyewear and eye care services, with more than 700 retail optical stores in 42 states and the District of Columbia. Visionworks is a subsidiary of HVHC Inc., the parent company for an integrated vision solutions organization.

Customers: Consumers

Products and Services: Prescription eyeglasses and contact lenses in stores and online; eyewear services including exams

Brands Offered: Frames by GUESS®, Diane von Furstenberg®, Lacoste®, Anne Klein®, Just Cavalli®, Nine West®, Gant®, Diesel® and Nike®, plus exclusive brand frames including Chelsea Morgan, Salsa, Robert Michel and Alberto Romani. Lens brands include the family of Transitions® adaptive lenses and Coppertone polarized lenses.

Geographic Service Area: 42 states and the District of Columbia

Number of Employees: 7,600

Leadership: James. N. Eisen, President and Chief Executive Officer, HVHC Inc., and President, Visionworks

Website: visionworks.com

Davis Vision

Headquarters: San Antonio, Texas

Description: Davis Vision is the third-largest provider of comprehensive, managed vision care products and services in the United States, with coverage through a national provider network that includes more than 53,000 points of access for customers. Davis Vision is a subsidiary of HVHC Inc., the parent company for an integrated vision solutions organization.

Customers: Eye care and eyewear consumers, network providers, businesses and government entities

Products and Services: Managed vision care coverage through benefits plans

Brands Offered: Many of the frame brands available in a Visionworks store are available in the Davis Vision Exclusive Collection featured in participating provider offices. Lens brands are fabricated by the HVHC Distribution & Manufacturing facilities.

Geographic Service Area: United States

Number of Employees: 908

Leadership: James. N. Eisen, President and Chief Executive Officer, HVHC Inc., and Danny Bentley, President, Davis Vision

Website: davisvision.com

United Concordia Dental

Headquarters: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Description: United Concordia Companies, Inc., and its subsidiaries—collectively referred to as United Concordia Dental—comprise a leading dental solutions organization that delivers high-quality, cost-effective dental care through a network of nearly 108,000 dentists and more than 351,400 access points.

Customers: Consumers, businesses and government entities

Products and Services: Dental care and oral wellness

Brands Offered: Smile for Health®, UCVision®, UCElect, Healthy Stages

Geographic Service Area: United States and Puerto Rico

Number of Employees: 940

Leadership: F.G. "Chip" Merkel, President and Chief Executive Officer, United Concordia Companies, Inc.

Website: unitedconcordia.com

HM Insurance Group

Headquarters: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description: The companies within the HM Insurance Group work to protect businesses and their employees across the nation from the financial risks associated with health costs. With 23 offices across the nation, HM Insurance Group is one of America’s top four stop loss carriers.

Customers: Benefits brokers, consultants and third party administrators on behalf of group policyholders; providers; managed-care entities

Products and Services: Health risk solutions including stop loss, managed care reinsurance and workers’ compensation insurance

Geographic Service Area: Stop loss and managed care reinsurance are offered across the United States. Workers’ compensation is offered exclusively in Pennsylvania.

Number of Employees: 426

Leadership: F.G. "Chip" Merkel, Chief Executive Officer, HM Insurance Group, Inc., and Matt Rhenish, President and Chief Operating Officer, HM Insurance Group, Inc.

Website: hmig.com

Allegheny Health Network

Headquarters: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description: Allegheny Health Network is the lead company for an integrated health care delivery network that includes eight hospitals; more than 2,500 affiliated physicians; six ambulatory surgery centers; a research institute; home- and community-based health services; a group purchasing organization; and three Health + Wellness Pavilions. The network also serves as a clinical campus for Temple University School of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine and the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Customers: Patients

Products and Services: Integrated health care delivery, health care research, medical education, wellness services

Brands Offered: Allegheny Health Network, Allegheny General Hospital, Allegheny Valley Hospital, Canonsburg Hospital, Forbes Hospital, Jefferson Hospital, Saint Vincent Hospital, West Penn Hospital and Westfield Memorial Hospital

Geographic Service Area: 29 counties in Pennsylvania and portions of New York, Ohio and West Virginia

Number of Employees: 17,500

Leadership: Cynthia D. Hundorfean, President and Chief Executive Officer

Website: ahn.org

HM Health Solutions

Headquarters: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description: HM Health Solutions provides innovative, technology-based solutions that enable health plans to achieve top-line revenue growth, reduce costs and gain economies of scale. HM Health Solutions’ Enterprise Platform leverages state-of-the-art cloud technology to support a comprehensive suite of offerings. HM Health Solutions offers expertise in multiple product lines, including Medicare, Medicaid, commercial and individual business. HM Health Solutions’ industry-leading people, process and platforms deliver measurable results while increasing customer engagement.

Customers: Businesses, specifically health plans

Products and Services: Advanced, end-to-end health insurance solutions including the enterprise health solution, print management, infrastructure management and data center hosting

Geographic Service Area: Global

Leadership: Matthew V. T.  Ray, President

Website: hmhs.com


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