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Letter to the editor: Shapiro, Highmark & UPMC

Why would Attorney General Josh Shapiro sue UPMC for having better pricing (“UPMC rejects state Attorney General Shapiro’s attempt to halt breakup with rival Highmark,” Feb. 21, TribLIVE)? Business 101: A lawsuit will make everybody suffer because prices go up.

If UPMC has 2.5 million policy holders and Highmark has 5 million policy holders, why is Highmark insurance so much more expensive for coverage? Better physicians? Better facilities? You know the answers.

They love the fact that the attorney general is going after their competition — saves them legal fees

Tell the attorney general to tell Highmark to lower its prices.

Philip Wolford


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