"The two words ‘information’ and ‘communication’ are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through." -- Sydney J. Harris

Clinic and Provider Registration and Direct Data Submission Deadlines

All eligible Minnesota clinics and providers are required to register and update their information in MNCM’s data portal before February 8, 2019. Registration instructions and a recorded webinar are available for download from the MNCM Data Portal Resources tab or Registration is a prerequisite to submitting data for the clinical quality measures in 2019.

Clinical quality measures are submitted during two cycles:

  • Cycle A measures are submitted in January and February and include the asthma, colorectal cancer screening, depression, diabetes and vascular measures.
  • Cycle B measures are submitted in April and May and include the adolescent mental health and/or depression screening, total knee replacement, spine surgery lumbar discectomy/laminotomy and spine surgery lumbar fusion measures.
  • A detailed schedule is available for download from the MNCM Data Portal Resources tab for registered users.

Questions? Please check out the MNCM Knowledge Base and Help Desk. You can also contact MNCM at or 612-746-4522.