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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 40,000 people and serves millions of Americans in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The organization includes businesses in health insurance, health care delivery, retail eyewear and eye care services, dental solutions, health risk solutions, and innovative technology-based solutions. Highmark Health is the parent of Highmark Inc., Allegheny Health Network, HM Health Solutions, and HM Home and Community Services LLC.

Mission: To create a remarkable health experience, freeing people to be their best.

Number of Employees: 40,000+ across the organization

Leadership: David L. Holmberg, president and chief executive officer

2018 Consolidated Revenues: $18.8 billion


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  • Highmark Inc., doing business as Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield in the 42 counties of western 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 Blue Shield Association, Highmark Inc., together with its Blue-branded affiliates, collectively comprise the fourth-largest overall Blue Cross Blue Shield-affiliated organization in the country based on capital. Highmark Inc. is the parent company of the following entities, which do not sell Blue Cross or Blue Shield products: Visionworks of America, 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

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

Geographic Service Area: Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Delaware

Number of Employees: 6,000

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


Allegheny Health Network

Headquarters: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description: Allegheny Health Network is an integrated health care delivery network that includes eight hospitals; more than 250 clinical locations; more than 2,300 affiliated physicians; six ambulatory surgery centers; a research institute; home- and community-based health services; a group purchasing organization; and four Health + Wellness Pavilions. While AHN began operations in 2013, AHN's member hospitals share legacies of charitable care that date back more than 160 years.

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: Western Pennsylvania and portions of New York, Ohio, and West Virginia

Number of Employees: 20,000

Leadership: Cynthia D. Hundorfean, president and chief executive officer


HM Health Solutions

Headquarters: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description: HM Health Solutions (HMHS) delivers business solutions to health plan payers so they can run their organizations efficiently in a competitive and ever-changing market. By offering cutting-edge technology and leading industry knowledge, HMHS meets the many operational needs of health plan payers. A wholly owned subsidiary of Highmark Health, HMHS services 13 health plans serving 10.3 million members.

Customers: Health plans

Products and Services: Advanced, end-to-end health insurance solutions, including the Enterprise Health Solution and HM Document Solutions

Geographic Service Area: Global

Number of Employees: 3,500

Leadership: Karen Hanlon, president


HM Insurance Group

Headquarters: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description: HM Insurance Group companies work to protect businesses and their employees from the financial risks associated with catastrophic health care costs. With 23 offices across the nation, HM Insurance Group companies are among the country's top stop loss carriers.

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

Products and Services: Stop Loss and Managed Care Reinsurance

Geographic Service Area: National

Number of Employees: 325

Leadership: Tom Doran, president, HM Insurance Group, and Dom Palmieri, chief operating officer, HM Insurance Group


United Concordia Dental

Headquarters: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Description: United Concordia Companies, Inc. and its subsidiaries — collectively referred to as United Concordia Dental — is a leading dental solutions organization that delivers access to high-quality, cost-effective dental care through its network of nearly 127,000 unique dentists at over 400,000 access points.

Customers: Consumers, businesses, and government organizations

Products and Services: Dental solutions, including insurance products and services

Brands Offered: Smile for Health®, Concordia DHMO, UCVision®

Geographic Service Area: All 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico

Number of Employees: 1,000

Leadership: F.G. "Chip" Merkel, chief executive officer and chairman of the board, United Concordia Dental; Tim Constantine, president and chief operating officer, United Concordia Dental



Headquarters: San Antonio, Texas

Description: Visionworks is the sixth-largest specialty retail optical chain in the United States and a leading provider of eyewear and eye care services. Visionworks has over 700 retail optical stores in 40 states and the District of Columbia.

Customers: People of all ages and styles looking to maintain their eye health and find their perfect look

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

Brands Offered: Frames by Ray-Ban®, Nike®, Armani Exchange®, Penguin®, Lacoste®, Calvin Klein®, Vera Bradley®, Guess®, and Anne Klein®, plus exclusive brand frames, including Chelsea Morgan, Salsa, and Robert Mitchel. Lens brands include the family of Transitions® adaptive lenses and Coppertone® polarized lenses.

Geographic Service Area: 40 states and the District of Columbia

Number of Employees: 8,664

Leadership: Peter Bridgman, chief executive officer, Visionworks



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