$22 billion operating revenue in 2021
A 2021 economic impact report found that Highmark Health and its subsidiaries and affiliates contribute $20.6 billion annually to the national economy, including our core business regions in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, and western and northeastern New York.
In 2021, Highmark Health and its subsidiaries and affiliates made capital investments of more than $750 million to advance the mission of creating a remarkable health experience, freeing people to be their best.
Since the start of the pandemic, Highmark Health and its subsidiaries and affiliates have invested nearly $1.4 billion to support customers, providers, and communities.
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 with approximately 6.8 million members in Pennsylvania, Delaware, West Virginia, and western and northeastern New York.
Star ratings for Highmark and its affiliated health plans: For 2022, Community Blue, Complete Blue, Freedom Blue and Security Blue Medicare Advantage plans in Pennsylvania, and Medicare Advantage PPO plans in western and northeastern New York, achieved the highest possible quality rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: 5 Stars. Medicare Advantage plans in West Virginia and New York Medicare Advantage HMO plans achieved ratings of 4.5 stars.
As of January 2022, Highmark Health Plans had more than 320,000 Medicare Advantage members across Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, and parts of New York.
With innovative products and lower costs, Highmark has expanded its Affordable Care Act membership to more than 140,000 members nearly doubling its total ACA membership over the past three years.
The Health Plans are supported by more than 145,000 in-network physicians; in 2021, the Health Plans processed more than 149 million claims on behalf of customers.
In 2021, AHN administered more than 400,000 COVID-19 vaccinations.
The abdominal transplant team at Allegheny General Hospital performed its first living-donor liver transplant, joining select medical centers that carry out the highly sophisticated procedure.
Saint Vincent Hospital and Forbes Hospital cut the ribbons on new Healthy Food Centers, the fourth and fifth “food pharmacies” to open across AHN.
2021 enterprise giving total: In 2021, Highmark Health and its affiliates and subsidiaries totaled more than $47 million in corporate giving.
Highmark Inc. and its Blue-branded affiliates provided over $23 million in grants and sponsorships in Pennsylvania, Delaware, West Virginia, and New York. Additionally, Highmark Health contributed more than $7 million in corporate giving through its non-Blue-branded affiliates and subsidiaries.
The Highmark Foundation, its restricted funds and the Highmark Caring Foundation committed more than $15.9 million in funding to support health initiatives and grieving children.
Allegheny Health Network provided over $1 million in funding to support community health and economic development initiatives to improve the overall well-being of the communities served across its campuses.
Over 80% of home health agencies in the networks Helion serves are in a value-based arrangement.
Approximately 85% of home health visits are driven to high-performing networks.
As of January 2022, HMHS services approximately 11 million members of separate health plans via the Enterprise Health Solution.
HMHS supports all lines of health care business: national, large/small group, individual, ACA, Medicaid, and Medicare Advantage.
HM Insurance Group ranks among the nation's top stop loss carriers, providing self-funded groups with protection against financial risks associated with health care costs.
*Ranking Source: MyHealthGuide Newsletter for the Self-Funded Community, “Stop Loss Providers Ranked by Annual Premium”
In 2021, HM Insurance Group paid out more than $600 million in total claims.
HM Insurance Group generated $17.4 million in savings through cost containment efforts in 2021.
Within Highmark Health, thinkUP and Lumevity processes have enabled $500 million of direct bottom-line impact over three years.
8 million employee hours freed annually for more meaningful work
435+ projects across payer, provider, and diversified businesses, with 13,000+ employees participating in ideation sessions
United Concordia Dental's network includes over 125,000 unique dentists across more than 392,000 access points. As of January 2022, the dental solutions partner has 9.3 million members and more than 22,000 commercial clients.
In 2021, United Concordia Dental was awarded a seven-year contract to continue dental benefits administration for the TRICARE Active Duty Dental Program (ADDP), which serves 1.4 million eligible active-duty service members. Additionally, it proudly serves more than 1.8 million active-duty family members, and National Guard and Reserve members and their families, enrolled in the TRICARE Dental Program (TDP).
United Concordia Dental works collaboratively with 15 Blues partners in 23 service areas and eight non-Blues partners, providing a wide variety of dental solutions from network leasing to TPA services, etc. to meet their needs and support their growth.