PITTSBURGH (June 26, 2016) — Highmark Health, parent company of Highmark Inc., today announced that the company is contributing $25,000.00 to the West Virginia American Red Cross to support their efforts in providing food, shelter, relief supplies and other assistance to the residents of West Virginia who have been directly affected by the severe flooding that struck Friday.
Additionally, to support Highmark Inc. insurance plan members, the company has enacted emergency response protocols. Effective Monday, members can contact or visit a participating pharmacy for prescription refills off-cycle in order to accommodate their health care needs. If members have problems or questions, they should contact customer service at the number indicated on their health insurance card or 888-809-9121.
"The people of West Virginia are part of the Highmark Health family, both as employees and customers," commented David Holmberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Highmark Health. "We are doing what families do when help is needed by lending support. The people of West Virginia are in our thoughts and prayers."
Highmark Health, a Pittsburgh, PA based enterprise that employs more than 35,000 people nationwide and serves 40 million Americans in all 50 states, is the third largest integrated health care delivery and financing network in the nation. Highmark Health is the parent company of Highmark Inc., Allegheny Health Network, and HM Health Solutions. Highmark Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates provide health insurance to 5.2 million members in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Delaware as well as dental insurance, vision care and related health products through a national network of diversified businesses that include United Concordia Companies, HM Insurance Group, Davis Vision and Visionworks. Allegheny Health Network is the parent company of an integrated delivery network that includes eight hospitals, a community-based network of physician organizations, and a group purchasing organization, ambulatory surgery centers, and health and wellness pavilions in western Pennsylvania. HM Health Solutions focuses on meeting the information technology platform and other business needs of the Highmark Health enterprise as well as unaffiliated health insurance plans by providing proven business processes, expert knowledge and integrated cloud-based platforms. To learn more, please visit www.highmarkhealth.org.