Minnesota Privately Insured Health Care Costs Fell 2.5 Percent in 2020

MN Community Measurement’s annual health care cost report illustrates pandemic’s impact on cost, utilization of services MN Community Measurement (MNCM), an independent nonprofit organization that empowers health care decision makers with meaningful data to drive improvement, has released its annual report comparing health care costs, utilization, and prices across medical groups in Minnesota. The Health…

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New Report Reveals Performance on Health Care Quality Measures Declined in 2020

Analysis sheds light on key strategies needed to address COVID-19 impact on preventive and chronic care. Minneapolis, MN (August 5, 2021) – A new report from MN Community Measurement (MNCM) documents how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the quality of care for other health conditions in 2020. The report is believed to be the first…

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New Report Highlights Minnesota Health Care Disparities

Minnesota sees significant variation in health care quality and outcomes by race, ethnicity, language, and country of origin. A new report from MN Community Measurement (MNCM) documents continued wide disparities in health care quality and outcomes by race, ethnicity, language, and country of origin. The report analyzes data collected by MNCM in 2020 reflecting care…

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MN Community Measurement Report Highlights Health Care Disparities by Insurance Type

Data collected in 2020 for care provided in 2019 reveals disparities by insurance type and other factors such as race/ethnicity. Minnesota health care providers improved on several key indicators of health care quality for people covered by Minnesota Health Care Programs through managed care organizations (MCOs) in 2019, according to a new report from MN…

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Quality of Care in Minnesota Shows Improvement Pre-COVID

MN Community Measurement releases Minnesota Health Care Quality Report: Results for Care Delivered in 2019 Minnesota health care providers made encouraging improvements in quality of care in the year leading up to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report from MN Community Measurement (MNCM). The percentage of adults who received optimal diabetes care and…

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Health Care Cost & Utilization in 2019 Report Released

MN Community Measurement (MNCM), an independent nonprofit organization that empowers health care decision makers with meaningful data to drive improvement, has released its annual report comparing health care costs, utilization, and prices across medical groups in Minnesota. The Health Care Cost & Utilization in 2019 report highlights overall cost trends in 2019 for Minnesotans with…

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Rates of Follow-up After a Diagnosis of Depression Show Substantial Room for Improvement

MNCM releases its Depression Care in Minnesota: Adults and Adolescents report MN Community Measurement, an independent nonprofit organization that empowers health care decision makers with meaningful data to drive improvement, has released a new report on outcomes for treatment of depression in Minnesota. The Depression Care in Minnesota: Adults and Adolescents report includes new measures…

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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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Encouraging Signs Observed in Depression Care Follow Up and Avoiding Overuse of Antibiotics

MN Community Measurement releases 2019 Minnesota Health Care Quality Report  MINNEAPOLIS – February 12, 2020 – MN Community Measurement, an independent nonprofit organization that empowers health care decision makers with meaningful data to drive improvement, has released its annual report highlighting health care quality measures for medical groups and clinics in Minnesota.  The “2019 Minnesota…

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