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Highmark's Signature Plans


Learn more about some of our most popular plans.

Highmark offers a wide selection of plans with comprehensive benefits including preventive care, options for vision care, and even prescription drug coverage.  No matter what your needs are, Highmark has the right plan for you, and we’ll help walk you through the application process.

If you would like additional information on Highmark's variety of plans and products, please schedule an appointment to speak with a licensed associate at Highmark Direct or research plans online by clicking one of the buttons below.


NEW!  What is Highmark Simply Blue?

Simply Blue is right for people who want protection against the high cost of unexpected illness or injury, with a low premium. It is designed to give you coverage at an affordable rate, plus preventive services that can help keep you healthy.

What is Highmark Advance BlueSM?
Advance Blue is right for people who are in good health and want the safety of coverage for unexpected medical situations. It’s designed to give you the protection you need and still keep your monthly costs low.  Key features include: Low copayments on office visits, certain diagnostic services and prescriptions; Deductible options that help keep monthly rates lower; Preventive care with no extra cost to you.

What is Highmark Direct Blue®?
Individuals and families choose Direct Blue for comprehensive health care protection, the assurance of predictable costs and a choice of lower-deductible options to fit your budget. Key features include: Low-deductible options; Prescription drug coverage; Comprehensive coverage; Preventive care with no extra cost to you.

What is Highmark PPO BlueSM?
PPO Blue is right for people who want to save money on premiums without sacrificing valuable benefits. Because PPO Blue is a qualified high-deductible health plan (QHDHP), you can set aside pre-tax income to spend on eligible medical expenses and save money at tax time by opening a Health Savings Account (HSA).  Key features include: Pays 90% in-network; Deductible options that help keep monthly rates lower; Prescription drug coverage; Preventive care with no extra cost to you.

What is Highmark Short Term BlueSM?
Short Term Blue is perfect for people who are in need of temporary health insurance coverage, such as new graduates or people in between jobs.  Key features include: Flexibility to choose the last day of coverage – anywhere from a minimum of 31 days up to and including 180 days;  No physical exam is required; Low, affordable costs; Offers up to $1 million in coverage.

What is Highmark Community Blue?
Community Blue is suitable for people looking for the right balance between quality and cost. You get low monthly premiums, predictable copayments and lower costs through a high-performing network of top-quality, cost-efficient physicians and hospitals.  Key features include: Low copayments for doctor visits, lab tests and prescription drugs; Access to superior local and national doctors and hospitals; Preventive care at no cost to you; Vision benefit.

Community Blue is available in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington and Westmoreland, Armstrong, Bedford, Blair Cambria, Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Potter, Somerset, Venango, Warren and portions of Centre County.