This fall, three vaccines are available to help Minnesotans protect themselves and their loved ones from serious illness

This is the first fall and winter virus season where vaccines are available for two other major respiratory viruses –COVID-19 and RSV.

Medicaid Unwinding: Resources to Keep Minnesotans Covered

Medicaid Unwinding: Resources to Keep Minnesotans Covered 375,000 Minnesotans are at risk of losing health coverage as eligibility reviews return for the state’s public programs, Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare Last month, Minnesota officially began the process of “unwinding” the COVID-19 pandemic-era policy that paused eligibility reviews for those on the state’s public health care programs, Medical […]

How coordinated care is improving outcomes in Minnesota’s health care programs

Minnesota’s nonprofit managed care organizations (MCOs) provide care coordination as a unique benefit for members who are covered by state programs, like Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare. Through care coordination, members receive highly individualized, holistic care to support their health and wellbeing.

VIDEO: Minnesota’s Managed Care Organizations improving health with care coordination

Care coordination is a unique benefit which provides highly individualized, holistic care to support members’ health and wellbeing. For patients with complex and chronic conditions, care coordination enables personalized, responsive care to enhance the patient experience, reduce the cost of care, and improve the health of communities throughout Minnesota. Watch the video to learn more.

A reminder from your healthcare provider: come back to get caught up

Three years after COVID-19 postponed thousands of well-child visits, it’s important to catch up on immunizations* *Read or listen to this blog in other languages » In Somali (Af Soomaali) » In Hmong (Lus Hmoob) »  In Spanish (Español) Soo deji blog-kan              Download tau no blog       Descarga este […]

Working to solve racial disparities in Minnesota’s birth outcomes and experiences by keeping a spotlight on the issue

Working to solve racial disparities in Minnesota’s birth outcomes and experiences by keeping a spotlight on the issue No other developed nation has a higher maternal mortality rate than the U.S. and the rate today is higher than it was 25 years ago. A look behind these overall numbers shows even worse outcomes for Black […]

Keeping Minnesotans Covered as Renewals Return for Medicaid and MinnesotaCare

Keeping Minnesotans Covered as Renewals Return for Medicaid and MinnesotaCare With the March 31 sunset of the federal continuous coverage mandate, 1.5M Minnesotans will need to go through an eligibility review to maintain coverage in the state’s public programs During the federal public health emergency, special rules meant Minnesotans covered by state programs, Medical Assistance […]

With COVID-19 Still a Concern, Let’s Also Remember to Protect Our Kids from Influenza

Although COVID-19 continues to be in the spotlight, this is no time to take the flu for granted. The flu can cause serious illness, require hospitalization and lead to death. As kids return to classrooms and outdoor activities transition back to indoors, it’s important for children and adults to get their flu shot.

New managed care contracts covering 1.3M Minnesotans include supports to improve well-being

The State of Minnesota recently announced new managed care contracts serving 600,000 Minnesotans in 80 outstate counties, along with older adults and adults with disabilities statewide. The seven-county metro area contracts, covering 700,000 Minnesotans, were finalized late last year. Minnesota’s public health care programs, including prepaid Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare, serve low-income families and children. […]