Minnesota Health Care Costs Rebounded in 2021 After Decline During Pandemic

New report highlights variation in cost among Minnesota regions and medical groups A new report from MN Community Measurement (MNCM) finds a 12.5 percent increase in health care costs in 2021 for Minnesotans with private health insurance, and highlights trends and variation by region within the state and by medical group. MNCM is an independent…

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New Reports Show Continued Disparities in Minnesota Health Care

MN Community Measurement releases data on Minnesota health care disparities MINNEAPOLIS – May 19, 2020 – MN Community Measurement (MNCM), an independent nonprofit organization that empowers health care decision makers with meaningful data to drive improvement, has released two new reports highlighting disparities in health care quality in Minnesota. The reports use a unique data…

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President’s Blog | MN Community Measurement: Past, Present, and Future

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MN Community Measurement (MNCM) has been going through a lot of changes in the last couple of years. Some of the changes are obvious – like new leadership, a new mission statement, new logo, and now a new website. But we’ve also embarked on some ambitious efforts to engage differently with all our stakeholders and,…

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Collaboration Blog | March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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By Matt Flory (American Cancer Society) and Jessica Donovan (MN Community Measurement) In Minnesota, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death. Routine screening can detect cancer earlier, even before symptoms occur, which makes it easier to treat. In some cases, precancerous polyps detected during screening can…

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