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The UPMC for Life Difference

Local health plan. UPMC for Life is a local Medicare Advantage plan. We’re a western Pennsylvania health plan owned by UPMC. We value the community in which we live and work, and we are committed to improving the health of our members.

Top-ranked hospital care. UPMC has been recognized for the 14th time as one of the nation’s top-ranked medical centers by U.S. News & World Report (America’s Best Hospitals, 7-16-13). UPMC is ranked number 10 in the nation and number 1 in Pennsylvania.

Health care to suit your needs. You have the freedom to choose the facilities and services that you use to get the care that’s right for you. Our Medicare Advantage network includes over 9,000 doctors and 74 hospitals throughout 36 counties in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. You’ll get peace of mind knowing that you can see any participating provider without a referral.

Benefits that can help you lead a healthier lifestyle. UPMC for Life proudly maintains an "Excellent" accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the highest honor a managed care company can receive. We offer additional benefits and services that give you coverage for important things like:

  • Primary care and specialist doctor visits
  • Preventive services such as an annual wellness exam
  • Brand-name and generic prescription drug coverage (on some plans)
  • Routine vision care with your choice of provider
  • Fitness facility membership reimbursement
  • 24/7 worldwide medical assistance while traveling

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a friendly Health Care Concierge

As a member, you’ll have a special team of Health Care Concierges who are dedicated to answering your questions and helping you understand your benefits. Our commitment is to get you the information you need in just one phone call. And our representatives are local so you can speak to a person who’s close to home.

Learn more about the UPMC for Life Health Care Concierge program.


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