Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal: How Talking About Your Nonprofit’s Mission can Help the People you Serve
It’s important to talk about your nonprofit mission and what you are doing to help others. Why? Because the more people know about what you do, the more your services can reach the folks who need them most.
Nonprofit health plans are mission-driven companies that invest in their members and communities. Much of this work is connected to what is called the social determinants of health, which are the non-medical factors that influence health outcomes.
Protecting the mental health and wellness of Minnesotans is a top priority. PreferredOne has a longstanding commitment in facilitating access to mental health and substance abuse services as part of its focus on health and wellness for members.
Diversity, equity and inclusion are critical to the well-being of Minnesotans. Medica’s recent decision to put a new call center and claims processing operation in St. Paul’s Midway area is just one example of this commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Education is a social determinant of health that promotes success in life overall. In partnership with the GED Testing Service, UCare offers free GED tutoring, support and tests through the GEDWorks program for its Prepaid Medical Assistance Program (PMAP) and MinnesotaCare members.
Hennepin Health and Hennepin Healthcare worked together to expand access to housing navigation and to reduce the readmission rate for Hennepin Health members experiencing homelessness and inpatient at Hennepin County Medical Center.