Highmark is a not for profit health insurance company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. It is the largest health insurer in Pennsylvania, and through a purchase in 1996, the largest health insurer in West Virginia. As Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield, it primarily serves the 29 counties of western Pennsylvania. As Highmark Blue Shield is services all of Pennsylvania. There is also a presence in the border areas of eastern Ohio, and all of West Virginia through its subsidiary Mountain State Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Recently purchased a 40% stake in the largest health insurer in northeastern Pennsylvania as well, Blue Cross of North East Pennsylvania BCNEPA. It is currently one of the largest not-for-profit health insurers in the United States which owns several for-profit subsidiaries.
Campaign Finance$40,034 Given
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Lobbying on Behalf of Highmark Inc
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Highmark Inc $1,461,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Health Issues,
- Medicare & Medicaid,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.1206 Access to Professional Health Insurance Advisors Act of 2011 H.R.371 Health Care Choice Act of 2011 H.R.1213 To repeal mandatory funding provided to States in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to establish American Health Benefit Exchanges. S.1789 21st Century Postal Service Act of 2011 H.R.1370 To repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. H.R.1 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 H.R.5 Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2011 S.1880 Jobs and Premium Protection Act H.R.2309 Postal Reform Act of 2011 H.R.5858 Health Savings Accounts Improvements Act of 2012
RegulationsMentioned in 2 dockets; Submitted to 1 docket
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