New Report Recognizes Minnesota Medical Groups for High Quality Performance

Several top performers on quality also achieve low costs  A new report from MN Community Measurement (MNCM) combines data from multiple sources to determine which Minnesota medical groups consistently perform well on measures of health care quality. The report was released by MN Community Measurement (MNCM), an independent non-profit that serves as an objective, trusted…

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MN Community Measurement President and CEO Julie Sonier to Step Down in 2024

MINNEAPOLIS – JANUARY 3, 2024 MN Community Measurement (MNCM) announced today that Julie Sonier, who has led the organization as its President and CEO since 2017, plans to step down in the spring of 2024. During her tenure, Sonier has led major transformational efforts to position MNCM for continued success in its role as a…

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Minnesota Health Care Costs Continue Post-Pandemic Rebound With 7% Increase in 2022

New report highlights cost trends and variation for people with private health insurance MINNEAPOLIS – NOVEMBER 30, 2023 A new report from MN Community Measurement (MNCM) finds that the cost of health care services for people with private health insurance increased by 7.0 percent in 2022 in Minnesota. The report highlights cost and utilization trends…

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Uneven Progress, Mixed Results on Minnesota Health Disparities in 2022

New report provides data to support health equity improvement strategies MN Community Measurement (MNCM), a nonprofit organization dedicated to collecting and reporting data on health care quality, cost, and equity to drive improvement in health care, has released its annual report on health care disparities by race, Hispanic ethnicity, language, and country of birth. The…

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Minnesota Health Care Quality Shows Mixed Performance in 2022

For Most Measures, Quality Has Not Returned to Pre-Pandemic Levels MINNEAPOLIS – August 31, 2023 Statewide performance on key measures of health care quality improved in 2022 but remains below pre-pandemic levels, according to a new report from MN Community Measurement. The Minnesota Health Care Quality Report Part 1: Clinical Quality Measures Reported by Medical…

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New Report Shows Bright Spots, Areas of Concern for Quality in Minnesota Public Health Insurance Programs

Disparities across payer types and within state insurance programs persist Gaps in health care quality for people with coverage through Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare compared to other types of health insurance persisted in 2021, according to a new report from MN Community Measurement (MNCM). The report was prepared for the Minnesota Department of Human Services…

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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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Key Measures of Minnesota Health Care Quality Improve, But Are Below Pre-Pandemic Levels

Nine Minnesota medical groups recognized as “top performers” for 2021 Two new reports illustrate health care quality trends and variation in Minnesota and recognize nine Minnesota medical groups as top performers on health care quality. The reports were released by MN Community Measurement (MNCM), an independent non-profit that serves as an objective, trusted source of…

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Pandemic’s Impact on Health Care Quality by Race, Ethnicity, Language, and Country of Birth Is Still Evident, Despite Improved Performance in 2021

MNCM Health Care Disparities by RELC Report MY 2021

New report provides data to support health equity investment Download Report Health care quality improved in 2021 for a core set of measures across categories defined by race, Hispanic ethnicity, language, and country of birth, according to a new report from MN Community Measurement (MNCM). The measures include care for chronic conditions like diabetes, heart…

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