Minnesota

Part 3 in the Transforming the Workforce to Provide Better Chronic Care: The Role of Registered Nurses series. Click to see the rest of the series. Hennepin Health, a safety-net accountable care organization in Minnesota, has begun to integrate primary care into Hennepin County Mental Health Center through a behavioral health nurse care coordinator. The […]

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  • The Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota Department of Human Services are jointly leading Minnesota’s Health Care Homes Project. In 2008, the state enacted legislation requiring that all state-regulated Minnesota payers begin paying for health care homes. The state then worked with a wide range of stakeholders to develop specific criteria for certifying practices as health care homes. […]

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    April 1, 2014 | Filed under: Minnesota
  • In Minnesota:   As of July 1, 2011, there were 847,638 beneficiaries enrolled in Medical Assistance, Minnesota’s Medicaid program. Of these, 556,665 were enrolled in managed care. Children enrolled in Medical Assistance and who are certified disabled are not enrolled in managed care plans; instead, they receive services on a fee-for-service basis. Home and Community-Based […]

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    November 4, 2013 | Filed under: Minnesota
  • (As of April 2013) At a glance: The Children’s Mental Health Division of the state mental health authority supports community-based service for children, including through local children’s mental health collaborative Separate billing is allowed for standardized developmental and mental health screening instruments in primary care settings, and the state has compiled a list of screening […]

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    November 1, 2013 | Filed under: Minnesota
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    As states and providers move away from siloed health care systems and toward integrated systems of care, care coordination has become a key area of focus. Through the Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) III initiative, Arkansas, Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma and Oregon piloted and evaluated strategies to improve care coordination among primary care providers […]

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  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Minnesota 2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Minnesota 2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Minnesota 2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Minnesota Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Minnesota NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Minnesota operates a combination CHIP program […]

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    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: Minnesota
  • Minnesota launched a Health Care Delivery Systems Demonstration within its Medicaid program in 2011. The demonstration has several goals, including: encouraging providers to innovate to deliver higher-value care to Medicaid enrollees; supporting robust primary care and care coordination; testing payment models that increase provider accountability; implementing projects in different parts of the state; allowing both […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Minnesota
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    July 21, 2010 | Filed under: Minnesota
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    July 21, 2010 | Filed under: Minnesota
  • Authority over HIE in Minnesota ultimately rests with the Minnesota Department of Health but the public-private Minnesota e-Health advisory committee (made up of a diverse group of stakeholders) has wide latitude in developing standards and planning for HIE implementation.

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    March 31, 2010 | Filed under: Minnesota