VIDEO: How Care Coordination Reduces Hospitalizations, Emergency Room Visits

By helping to coordinate preventive health care and explaining medical instructions for patients with complex and chronic physical and mental conditions, care coordination can reduce the use of the emergency room or readmission to the hospital. Watch the video to learn more.

VIDEO: How Care Coordination Supports Transgender, Non-Binary Members

For the transgender and non-binary community, significant health inequities exist. Alex Jackson Nelson, a gender services consultant at Blue Cross Blue Shield of MN, helps transgender and non-binary members navigate the system. Watch the video to learn more.

VIDEO: How Care Coordination Addresses the Social Drivers of Health

Through working with members on the social drivers of health like food security, housing, income, transportation and education, Minnesota’s nonprofit health plans are helping to improve overall health outcomes for thousands of Minnesotans. Watch the video to learn more.

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. […]

Recapping the 2021 Session: A Win for the Health of Minnesotans

The Minnesota Legislature just wrapped up one of its busiest – and, yes, largely virtual – special sessions that included a two-year budget deal and legislation that will positively impact the health of Minnesotans amid the pandemic and beyond.