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Pennsylvanian? Support House Bills 1621 and 1622: Draft Your Personal Letter to Your Representative

Tired of UPMC spending millions of “non-profit” funds trying to run other companies out of businees and secure a monoply for themselves?  This will help.

http://www.congressweb.com/sohcc/1

Background:

http://pittsburgh.about.com/od/health/i/UPMC-vs-Highmark.htm

“Earlier this year UPMC (formerly known as University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) announced that it would not renew its current hospital and provider contracts with Highmark when they expire. The reason? Highmark, which serves the 29 counties of Western Pennsylvania as Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, is acquiring the West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS), UPMC’s rival hospital network. UPMC says it can’t be expected to do business with a direct competitor, although UPMC itself operates both a health care system and its own health plan….”