News Releases

2020

  • New Partnership Appeals to Minnesotans to Act Now to Control Spread of COVID-19

    FightCovidMN, a groundbreaking partnership of the state’s hospitals and health systems, health plans and statewide associations, has launched a hard-hitting and disruptive campaign, “COVID-19 Isn’t Taking A Holiday,” to urgently motivate Minnesotans to mask up, keep their distance and do their part to fight the community spread of COVID-19. now.

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  • Lucas Nesse Joins Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Leadership Trust

    Lucas Nesse, CEO of the Minnesota Council of Health Plans, was chosen to participate in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Leadership Trust, an exclusive community for influential business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs in Minneapolis/St. Paul.   Nesse was selected for membership by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Leadership Trust Selection Committee due to his experience, […]

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  • Minnesota Council of Health Plans Statement on 2021 Health Insurance Rates

    Minnesota Department of Commerce’s announcement today on 2021 insurance rates is promising news, as it reflects the increasing stability in the individual and small group health plans in our state. Minnesota’s reinsurance program continues to play a major role in bringing that stabilization to the market, significantly lowering premiums by covering a portion of high-cost […]

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  • Minnesota Health Plans Extend Support for Those Impacted by COVID-19

    The Minnesota Council of Health Plans announced today that Minnesota’s nonprofit health plans are voluntarily extending cost-sharing waivers for in-patient COVID-19 treatment through the end of the year. The extension coincides with a number of other steps that have been taken to help patients, providers and the community weather the pandemic.   “Minnesota’s nonprofit health […]

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  • Statement on the Death of George Floyd

    "Minnesota's nonprofit health plans are deeply saddened by the death of George Floyd. The issues of racism and violence in our communities cannot be ignored, and we stand with Minnesotans in taking steps to ensure that the human rights of all people are protected. We also recognize that the health care needs of members may have shifted amid recent events, and health plans are here to support their members. Please contact your plan provider if you have questions or need guidance in accessing care or prescriptions."

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2020

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