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Fact Sheets

The Minnesota Hospital Association develops a variety of fact sheets to help inform legislators, the media and other stakeholders about important issues impacting Minnesota’s hospitals. Fact sheets also allow MHA to explain its position and request actions from Congress on key health care issues. To view the Fact Sheet Archive, click here.

Reauthorize CHIP and key Medicare programs

January 01, 2018

A variety of federal health care programs provide resources to the state of Minnesota and health care providers in support of health care services for low income and underserved Minnesotans. Without reauthorization, services to thousands of Minnesotans may be affected.

Ensuring patient safety and quality of care

December 07, 2017
Minnesota’s leadership on quality and patient safety is recognized throughout the nation, and other states look to the Minnesota Hospital Association in creating their own patient safety programs.

The impact of federal government funding on health care in Minnesota

May 05, 2017

Minnesota has a nationally recognized health care system where 96 percent of Minnesotans have health insurance coverage, up from just 91 percent before the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This level of health insurance coverage in Minnesota is among the best in the nation. 

Understanding health care costs

May 01, 2017
Minnesota's hospitals are working hard to deliver safer care, improve the patient experience and save health care costs. View the fact sheet below to better understand health care spending and the cost of health care, insurance and prescription drugs. 

About Minnesota's Hospitals

April 20, 2017

Minnesota's 142 hospitals and health systems have earned a national reputation for delivering safe, high-quality care and for meeting the needs of our communities.