News Releases

2020

  • 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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  • Minnesota Health Plans Announce Additional Support for People Affected by COVID-19

    The Minnesota Council of Health Plans announced today that Minnesota’s nonprofit health plans are enhancing support for enrollees impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic by extending cost-sharing waivers for in-patient treatment.

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  • Statement on House passing Prior Authorization Legislation

    “Prior authorization is a critical tool for ensuring safe, effective and efficient treatment for patients. Individuals and employers greatly benefit from the associated cost savings and lower premiums. Minnesota’s nonprofit health plans are proud to have played a key role in refining this legislation to ensure that important elements supporting patient safety and lower costs were maintained.”

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  • Statement on Minnesota House Passing Drug Price Transparency Legislation

    Lucas Nesse, president and CEO of the Minnesota Council of Health Plans, issues statement on Minnesota House Passing Drug Price Transparency Legislation  Statement: “Minnesota’s nonprofit health plans are proud to have played a key role in advancing this bipartisan legislation. Prescription drugs are a major driver of premiums and now account for nearly a quarter […]

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  • Minnesota Health Insurers Announce Plans for Coverage of COVID-19 Testing and Treatment

    The Minnesota Council of Health Plans announced today that Minnesota’s nonprofit health plans are voluntarily waiving cost-sharing for COVID-19 in-patient treatment for enrollees as part of a framework to support and protect the health of Minnesotans amid the COVID-19 outbreak. “The health and safety of Minnesotans are the highest priorities of the nonprofit plans we […]

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