Highmark Inc. is the fourth largest company affiliated with Blue Cross Blue Shield, and is among the 10 largest health insurance companies throughout the entire United States. Highmark offers comprehensive health insurance plans to residents of Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Delaware, and currently covers more that 5.3 million Americans. The healthcare company is based out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and first came to be in the early 1990s when two Blue Cross Blue Shield licensees in Pennsylvania were consolidated – Pennsylvania Blue Shield (now Highmark Blue Shield) which was based out of Harrisburg, and Blue Cross of Western Pennsylvania (now Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield) which was based out of downtown Pittsburgh. In 2007, Highmark announced that it would be consolidating with Independence BCBS of Philadelphia, making it one of the four largest BCBS-affiliated companies. The health insurance provider now covers millions of individuals and families throughout the east coast. Highmark is known for providing comprehensive insurance benefits, including benefits geared exclusively towards behavioral health.
If you or someone you love has been suffering at the hands of a drug or alcohol addiction and is in need of medical detox and intensive inpatient treatment, there is a good chance that Highmark will cover a good percentage of multi-phased addiction treatment. If you are currently insured with Highmark or if you are thinking of looking into existing plans, contact CuraWest today. Our Treatment Advisors will walk you through a free, no obligation insurance check over the phone that will take only minutes. If you are currently uninsured, our Advisors will walk you through all viable coverage options. For more information simply give us a call today.