Highmark is discontinuing the following products effective 12/31/13: Preferred Blue, PPO Blue Guaranteed Issue, Classic Blue Traditional, Keystone Blue for Kids, Keystone Blue Guaranteed Issue, Keystone Blue Conversion, Transition PPO and Special Care. Members in these products will need to choose other health insurance for 1/1/14. Please go to www.discoverhighmark.com for assistance in choosing a product.
The Pennsylvania Insurance Department recently approved rate increases on Advance Blue, Complete Care, Direct Blue, Keystone Blue HMO and PPO Blue. These new rates will be effective on December 1, 2013. There are no rate changes for Simply Blue.
The Pennsylvania Insurance Department approved a rate decrease for the Individual Community Blue PPO plan. The rate change is effective on October 1, 2013.
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