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Denise Hughes
UPMC Health Plan

UPMC Health Plan Launches "Health Break" Podcast for Members

20-episode series helps UPMC Health Plan members learn more about unique tools and resources that support health and wellness

Pittsburgh (Sept. 7, 2022) – UPMC Health Plan today announced the launch of a “Health Break” member podcast series that explores health and wellness issues and digital and other tools available to all UPMC Health Plan members.

Hosted by Dr. Camille Clarke-Smith, program director, UPMC Health Plan, and Alex Treanor, senior health coach, UPMC Health Plan, the 20-part series features clinical leaders, wellness coaches and other health care experts who will discuss topics including behavioral health, prevention, health insurance basics and how to use UPMC Health Plan’s digital and other tools and services to support both convenient access to care and healthier lifestyles.

“From health coaching services to digital behavioral health apps, UPMC Health Plan has innovated numerous resources to support our members,” said Carrie Whitcher, Chief Quality Officer and Vice President of Quality Performance, UPMC Health Plan. “This podcast provides a convenient and fun way for our members to learn more about UPMC Health Plan’s tools can help them stay healthy and conveniently access care when they need it.”

Currently available episodes include “How to Get Connected to Free Health Coaching,” and “Digital Tools for UPMC Health Plan Members and How to Use Them” and are accessible via Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and other podcast streaming platforms. Future episodes will be released weekly. Show notes and more information can be found at upmchealthplan.com/podcast.


About UPMC Insurance Services

The UPMC Insurance Services Division serves 4 million members and is owned and operated by UPMC, a world-renowned health care provider and insurer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The UPMC Insurance Services Division provides commercial products through UPMC Health Plan for both groups and individuals. Its commercial products also include workers’ compensation and employee assistance from nationally known Workpartners®. Government products include Medicare Advantage plans (UPMC for Life); Special Needs Plans for those who are eligible for Medicare and Medical Assistance (UPMC for Life Complete Care and UPMC Community HealthChoices); a Medical Assistance plan (UPMC for You); and Children’s Health Insurance Program plans (UPMC for Kids). Community Care Behavioral Health Organization—one of the nation’s largest nonprofit managed care behavioral health organizations—is also part of the Insurance Services Division. Community Care offers a full range of services to commercial and Medical Assistance members. For more information, visit upmchealthplan.com.