Staffers from the Council’s member health plans discuss what drove them to get vaccinated against COVID-19, why they feel it’s critical to be an example for others in the community and how they overcame vaccine hesitancy.
From helping vaccinate our health care heroes to hitting the road in modified city buses to reach underserved communities, Minnesota’s nonprofit health plans are rolling out creative strategies to fight the COVID-19 outbreak and build confidence around the vaccine.
Insurance companies support Minnesotans by protecting the lives, property and well-being of families and businesses. In a video featured at Insurance Day at the Capitol, the CEO of the Minnesota Council of Health Plans joins industry leaders to discuss what insurers do for our state.
Panelists focused on ways to build trust and innovation in health care to allow everyone a fair chance at good health. The Council appreciates insights of Dr. Julia Joseph-Di Caprio of UCare, Dr. Nathan Chomilo of DHS and others who are advancing equity efforts in our state.
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.
Sanford Health and Sanford Health Plan have launched an integrated service in Health Guides, a bridge between patients, communities and the health care services they provide. Health Guides are passionate about health, wellness and supporting those with complex needs.
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.