Resources to Keep Minnesotans Covered as Eligibility Renewals Return for Medicaid and MinnesotaCare
Redetermining eligibility for 1.5 million Minnesotans enrolled in state programs – a record number – after a three-year hiatus will be an unprecedented amount of work for the state, counties and tribes who process the renewals, as well as for the health plans who support these enrollees to maintain coverage.
How Care Coordination is Improving Health
Care coordination is a unique benefit which provides highly individualized, holistic care to support members’ health and wellbeing. For patients with complex and chronic conditions, care coordination enables personalized, responsive care to enhance the patient experience, reduce the cost of care, and improve the health of communities throughout Minnesota.
How Health Plans Are Advancing Health Equity
Minnesota’s nonprofit health plans have a renewed focus on equity, creating a number of initiatives that will support Minnesotans in their health care journey. A recent edition of Minnesota Physician highlights several equity programs, along with the people who helped bring those initiatives to life.
Lessons Learned From Vaccine Equity Partnership
One of the key takeaways from the Vaccine Equity Partnership with the State of Minnesota was the value in aligning communication and resources. There is also opportunity to use this partnership to address the social drivers of health to bring about better health outcomes for under-resourced communities, wrote Minnesota Council of Health Plans CEO Lucas Nesse in Minnesota Physician.
A Reminder from your Healthcare Provider: Come back to get caught up
Three years after COVID-19 postponed thousands of well-child visits, it’s important to make sure Minnesota’s children are up to date on vaccines. These resources provide information on the vaccines given to most babies from birth up to 23 months. The materials are available in English, Spanish, Hmong, and Somali in text, audio, and print versions.
The Minnesota Council of Health Plans is an association of nonprofit health insurers whose mission is to get Minnesotans the affordable, equitable and quality-based care they need today and in the future. We have worked for more than 30 years to improve care for everyone.
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What it Means to be a Nonprofit Health Plan
Being a nonprofit health plan means to put the community first. Having a nonprofit status means health plans invest their resources back into members and communities to bring wellness within reach for everyone.
How Care Coordination Makes a Difference for Vulnerable Members
Care coordinators with Minnesota’s nonprofit health plans work to improve health outcomes by removing barriers. By bridging health care and social needs, care coordination improves the quality of care delivered to members while reducing medical costs. Watch the video to learn more.
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This is the first fall and winter virus season where vaccines are available for two other major respiratory viruses –COVID-19 and RSV.
Medicaid Unwinding: Resources to Keep Minnesotans Covered 375,000 Minnesotans are at risk of losing health coverage as eligibility reviews return for the state’s public programs, Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare Last month, Minnesota officially began the process of “unwinding” the COVID-19 pandemic-era policy that paused eligibility reviews for those on the state’s public health care programs, Medical […]