Nesse named president, CEO

The Minnesota Council of Health Plans today announced that Lucas Nesse has been named its president and chief executive officer. Nesse was most recently with the Minnesota Business Partnership and brings deep experience in public policy and team leadership. In his...

Promoting awareness of mental health

The Center for Community Health—a health improvement initiative involving members from local public health agencies, health insurers, hospitals and health systems—works on activities to improve mental health awareness and understanding across the Twin...

Council releases 2018 industry financial results

Volatility continued for people who buy their own insurance; some to receive rebates The Minnesota Council of Health Plans announced today its member companies paid $27.7 billion in medical bills for more than 5.5 million people in 2018. Council member insurers help...

Health Care Spending is More Than Just the Parts You See

In an Axios column, Drew Altman from the Kaiser Family Foundation looks at total family spending for health including taxes and health benefits, and why people need to understand it to assess proposals like Medicare-for-All. Read the understanding health care...