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Cohen Announced as New MNCM Board Member

Cohen_StaciaMN Community Measurement is pleased to announce Stacia Cohen, RN, MBA, as its newest board member. Stacia is Vice President for the Center of Excellence, Star and Risk Adjustment at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota. She is responsible for development and execution of enterprise activities aimed at Star ratings and Risk Adjustment goals across the Medicare, Medicaid, and ACA product portfolio. The Center of Excellence integrates best-in-class capabilities across provider engagement, member engagement, health improvement programs, administrative excellence and sophisticated data analytics to deliver optimal health outcomes for members.

Stacia has more than 20 years of industry experience in Quality Improvement, Health Management, Compliance, and Wellness Programs, with special emphasis on Medicare and Medicaid programs. She received her nursing degree at Western College, and a Master’s in Business Administration with emphasis in Health Care Leadership from the College of St. Scholastica. Stacia is a veteran of the United States Army, with several years of active duty service, and she chairs the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon program at Blue Cross.