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…Read More
MNCM Blog Articles
Recent Analysis Shows Racial Disparities in Depression Treatment
By Julie Sonier, MNCM President I recently came across an interesting report on racial disparities in depression treatment by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.…Read More
President’s Blog | A Vision for Data to Drive Improvement in Health Equity
In my last blog post in June, I wrote about MN Community Measurement’s new strategic plan for 2021 to 2025 and how improvement in health…Read More
President’s Blog | Improving Minnesota Health Care Quality, Affordability, and Equity: Strategic Priorities for 2021-2025
In the past few years, MN Community Measurement’s work has been evolving and changing. Many people know MNCM as an organization that collects and publishes…Read More
President’s Blog | Together, we can make progress in reducing health disparities.
In recent months, we’ve all experienced a lot of things we likely didn’t expect we’d see this year: the emergence of a pandemic that has…Read More
Measurement Blog | Simplifying & Refining Quality Measures to Reduce Burden
In this current day and age of electronic health records (EHRs) it is hard to remember a time when all health records were maintained on…Read More
President’s Blog | What does the COVID-19 pandemic mean for health care measurement and reporting?
As the COVID-19 crisis continues to upend business as usual in health care, many people are wondering what it will mean for health care quality…Read More