UPMC Champions for Life

You can help others in your community

UPMC Champions for Life is a new program designed to provide UPMC for Life members the opportunity to volunteer and socially engage in their community.

Choose volunteer activities based on your likes and interests

  • Provide companionship.
  • Share the skills and hobbies you enjoy.
  • Host activities such as birthday parties, craft days, or afternoon movies for residents.
  • Lead classes that teach new skills, such as the basics of computers, cooking, art, or gardening.
  • And so much more!

No experience is necessary to volunteer your time and talents.

What makes a champion?

Champions are UPMC for Life members who want to make a difference in our community. We are looking for volunteers who are:

  • Warm, caring, and have a positive attitude.
  • Interested in forming relationships and who get along well with others.
  • Inspired to lead.
  • Excited to help others.
  • Committed to their volunteer work.

Be a part of our team

All UPMC for Life members can apply for the UPMC Champions for Life program.

Ready to take the next step? You can apply to be part of the UPMC Champions for Life program today!

  • Click here to apply online now!
  • You must successfully complete a criminal background check. There is no cost to you for your application or criminal background check.
  • After you complete the application process, we will contact you for an in-person meeting. You will meet with a UPMC Champions for Life team member and get the opportunity to ask questions and tell us more about yourself.
  • All accepted volunteers must attend a special volunteer training and orientation.

To find out more about UPMC Champions for Life, you can:

Call.
Call us toll-free at 1-844-870-2228 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. TTY users should call 1-800-361-2629.

Click.
Visit our website upmcmedicarechampions.com.

Email.
Email us at championsforlife@upmc.edu.

This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply. Benefits, premium, and/or copayments/coinsurance may change on January 1 of each year. The formulary, pharmacy network, and/or provider network may change at any time. You will receive notice when necessary. Out-of-network/non-contracted providers are under no obligation to treat UPMC for Life members, except in emergency situations. For a decision about whether we will cover an out-of-network service, we encourage you or your provider to ask us for a pre-service organization determination before you receive the service. Please call our customer service number or see your Evidence of Coverage for more information, including the cost-sharing that applies to out-of-network services. Other physicians/providers are available in the UPMC for Life network.

The UPMC for Life Medicare Advantage HMO and PPO plans are available to persons entitled to Medicare Part A and enrolled in Part B. You must continue to pay your Medicare Part B premium, reside in the service area, and not have end-stage renal disease (ESRD).

This information is available for free in other languages. Please call our customer service number at 1-877-539-3080 (TTY: 1-800-361-2629). We are available October 1 through February 14, seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. From February 15 through September 30, we are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

UPMC for Life has a contract with Medicare to provide HMO and PPO plans. Enrollment in UPMC for Life depends on contract renewal. UPMC for Life is a product of and operated by UPMC Health Plan Inc., UPMC Health Network Inc., and UPMC Health Benefits Inc.

The Silver&Fit program is a product of American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc., (ASH Fitness), a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH). All programs and services are not available in all areas. Silver&Fit® is a federally registered trademark of ASH and used with permission herein.

*Our hours of operation change twice a year.

You can call us:

October 1 through February 14:
seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

February 15 through September 30:
Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Last Updated: 10/01/2017
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