Members and Contributors

Everyone benefits when the quality of Minnesota’s health care improves. Measuring health care is the critical first step to improving it, and MN Community Measurement (MNCM) plays a pivotal role in collecting and reporting health care data. MNCM works with health plans, health care providers, hospitals, employers, professional organizations and consumers to improve health, manage costs and enhance the patient experience through measurement and reporting. By joining as a Sponsoring Member or becoming a Data Contributor, you can become part of our pioneering work in health care reporting and measurement. To learn more, please contact opportunities@mncm.org.

Founding Members

MNCM thanks our Founding Members for their visionary leadership and continued support of our mission. All of our Founding Members are represented on MNCM’s board of directors. Data is supplied by participating health plans, along with PrimeWest Health System and South Country Health Alliance.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of MNBlue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is Minnesota’s first health plan and it is the largest health plan based in Minnesota. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, headquartered in Chicago.

HealthPartnersHealthPartners

Founded in 1957, HealthPartners is the largest consumer governed non-profit health care organization in the nation and is committed to improving the health of its members, patients and the community.

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IMCare is a County Based Purchasing organization established in 1982 by Itasca County.  A locally managed and County integrated program IMCare serves both Medicare Advantage and Prepaid Medical Assistance Program members.

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Medica is a 1.3 million-member health insurance company headquartered in Minneapolis. The non-profit company provides health care coverage for employers, individuals and Medicaid and Medicare members in Minnesota and adjacent counties in Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota.

MHPMetropolitan Health Plan

Metropolitan Health Plan (MHP) is a not-for-profit, state-certified Health Maintenance Organization established by Hennepin County in 1983. MHP serves Medicare Advantage members and Minnesota Health Care Programs enrollees living in selected Minnesota counties.

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The Minnesota Medical Association (MMA), representing more than 10,000 physicians, residents, and medical students, works to promote excellence in health care, ensure a healthy practice environment, and preserve the professionalism of medicine through advocacy, education, information, and leadership.

MHAMinnesota Hospital Association

Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA)  is a respected leader in healthcare policy and advocacy representing 148 hospitals. MHA works to develop, promote and implement progressive health policy in the state and nation that benefit hospital employees, patients and communities.

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PreferredOne is a health benefits administration company located in Golden Valley, offering TPA, HMO, PPO, Health Savings Account and Individual products and services through a variety of provider networks.

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PrimeWest is a County Based Purchasing health plan serving low-income Medicaid and Medicare residents in 10 rural Minnesota counties. PrimeWest integrates publicly funded health and social services with private health care services to provide its 10,000 members with high-quality, coordinated health coverage.

South Country Health AllianceSouth Country Health Alliance

South Country Health Alliance (SCHA) is a County Based Purchasing organization, operated by a group of 14 counties that purchases health care services for certain residents enrolled in Medical Assistance, General Assistance Medical Care, MinnesotaCare and Medicare products. CBP presents an enhanced alternative to the fee-for-service state-purchased and operated public programs and to the Prepaid Medical Assistance Program.

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UCare is an independent, non-profit health plan, serving nearly 500,000 members. Founded in 1984, UCare provides coverage for enrollees  in Medical Assistance, Medicare, and MNsure. Our members have access to a large network of health care providers.

Sponsoring Members

MNCM thanks our Sponsoring Members for their generous support of health care transparency. When you become a Supporting Member of MNCM, you assist this important work and receive valuable benefits that help everyone. You’ll find opportunities to connect with others who are passionate about advancing our health care system, and learn about improving performance and its importance in health care. Your membership fee will support the public reporting of health care quality, cost, and patient experience. To learn more, please contact us at opportunities@mncm.org.

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Entira Family Clinics offers a wide range of medical services for your family that include obstetrics, pediatrics, adults, geriatrics, chronic disease management, women’s health, sports medicine and more. An independent organization working for you and your family, we offer 12 convenient clinic locations in St. Paul easily accessible from home, work and school. Some of our clinics have been serving St. Paul metro families for more than 50 years. To learn more, visit entirafamilyclnics.com.

Essentia Health

Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and Idaho. Headquartered in Duluth, Minn., Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 14,000 employees, including more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners, who serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives. Learn more at www.essentiahealth.org.

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CentraCare Health is a not-for-profit health system that provides comprehensive, quality care to people throughout Central Minnesota. CentraCare includes hospitals in St. Cloud, Long Prairie, Melrose, Monticello, Paynesville and Sauk Center, six nursing homes, six senior housing facilities and 18 clinics. CentraCare focuses on continuous quality improvement, and enhancing individual and community health. To learn more, visit centracare.com.

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Avera Medical Group provides high-quality care in more than 50 communities in a five-state area, keeping health care close to where patients live. The more than 45 providers at Avera Medical Group Marshall are connected to the resources of Avera, nationally recognized for its innovative rural health care model.  To learn more, visit avera.org.

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The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. We are committed to helping people get well, stay well, find cures, and fight back against cancer. To learn more, visit cancer.org.

HealthPartners and Park Nicollet Medical Group  HP Logo

HealthPartners is the largest consumer-governed, non-profit health care organization in the nation with a mission to improve health and well-being in PN Logopartnership with members, patients and the community. Since its combination with Park Nicollet in 2013, its care system includes more than 1,700 physicians, seven hospitals, 55 primary care clinics, 22 urgent care locations and numerous specialty practices in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. To learn more, visit healthpartners.com or parknicollet.com.

Minneapolis Clinic of NeurologyMCN_ Blue Logo

Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology is committed to providing exceptional personalized neurologic care.  As one of the largest neurology practices in the nation, we offer comprehensive neurology services at our clinics in Burnsville, Coon Rapids, Edina, Golden Valley and Maple Grove.  In addition, we deliver acute neurologic care at Allina, Fairview and North Memorial hospitals in the Twin Cities and partner with numerous healthcare organizations to bring neurology consultations and neurodiagnostics  to communities in greater Minnesota and western Wisconsin.  To learn more, visit minneapolisclinic.com.

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The proud vision of its partners and surgeons, the practice was founded in 1989 with a focus on education, research and teaching. The team of providers at Minnesota Eye is comprised of sub-specialty trained surgeons and fellowship trained doctors of optometry. Our areas of expertise range from cataract surgery and premium lens implants, treatment of corneal disease and glaucoma, oculofacial and aesthetic services, to LASIK – laser vision correction and other total eye care or specialty offerings.  With five Twin Cities locations and over 20 physicians, we are committed to delivering both medical and surgical services in a convenient, community setting. To learn more, visit mneye.com.

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Minnesota Oncology is a group of more than 80 oncology and hematology specialists dedicated solely to the diagnosis and treatment of various cancers – lung, breast, gynecological, colorectal, prostate and others – as well as many blood disorders. It has 11 locations across the Twin Cities metropolitan area and is an affiliate of US Oncology, one of the nation’s largest cancer treatment and research networks. To learn more, visit mnoncology.com.

Data Contributors

MNCM  thanks our Data Contributors across Minnesota for their participation in improving public health by publicly reporting data. More than 1,450 medical groups and clinics in Minnesota and the surrounding region supply data to MNCM on quality, patient outcomes, and patient experience.

Additionally, data is supplied by our six health plan founding members (Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, HealthPartners, Medica, Metropolitan Health Plan, PreferredOne and UCare) as well as PrimeWest Health System and South Country Health Alliance.

When you become a data contributor, you gain access to tools and resources that can benefit your patients and members when used in combination with improvement efforts. Recently added tools include race-ethnicity-language data and detailed patient experience results for participating medical groups and clinics.

We are always looking for new and innovative ways to support the quality improvement efforts of our data contributors. To learn more about becoming a data contributor, please contact us at opportunities@mncm.org.

Join Us

Everyone benefits when the quality of Minnesota’s health care improves.

Measuring health care is the critical first step to improving it, and MNCM plays a pivotal role in collecting and reporting health care data. When you become a member of MNCM, you are supporting this important work and receive valuable benefits that help everyone. You’ll find opportunities to connect with others who are passionate about improving our health care system, and learn about the importance of health care quality and what you can do to improve it.

Your membership fee or contribution of data supports the public reporting of health care quality, cost and patient experience. To learn more, please contact us at opportunities@mncm.org.