Highmark is discontinuing the following products and removing enrollment effective 12/31/13: Classic Blue Comprehensive, Classic Blue Traditional, PPO Blue Guaranteed Issue, 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, Direct Blue and PPO Blue. These new rates will be effective on December 1, 2013. There are no rate changes for Simply Blue.
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