Annual Seminar Sponsors

Thank You 2019 Seminar Sponsors

Special thank you to:

Allina Health logoAllina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 15 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of MinnesotaBlue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, with headquarters in the St. Paul suburb of Eagan, was chartered in 1933 as Minnesota’s first health plan and continues to carry out its charter mission today: to promote a wider, more economical and timely availability of health services for the people of Minnesota. A nonprofit, taxable organization, Blue Cross is the largest health plan based in Minnesota, covering 2.9 million members in Minnesota and nationally through its health plans or plans administered by its affiliated companies. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, headquartered in Chicago.

Essentia HealthEssentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in MN, WI, ND, and ID. Headquartered in Duluth, MN, Essentia Health combines the strategies and talents of 14,400 employees including more than 2,000 physicians and advanced practitioners who serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.

Health PartnersFounded in 1957, HealthPartners is the largest consumer-governed, non-profit health care organization in the nation. The organization is dedicated to improving health and well-being in partnership with members, patients and the community, and provides a full-range of health care delivery and health plan services including insurance, administration and health and well-being programs. HealthPartners serves more than 1.8 million medical and dental health plan members nationwide. The care system includes more than 1,800 physicians, seven hospitals, 50+ primary care clinics, 22 urgent care locations and numerous specialty practices in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. HealthPartners Clinic, Park Nicollet Clinic, Lakeview Health, Physicians Neck & Back Center, TRIA Orthopaedic Center and are all part of HealthPartners. In addition, HealthPartners Dental Group has more than 70 dentists and 23 dental clinics. HealthPartners also provides medical education and conducts research through HealthPartners Institute. For more information, visit

MedicaMedica is a nonprofit health plan. Medica serves its members and communities through a variety of entities under the non-profit holding company and through the Medica Foundation.

MN Association of County Health PlansThe Minnesota Association of County Health Plans (MACHP) is a non-profit association of Minnesota’s three County-Based Purchasing (CBP) plans. Unlike other managed care organizations, CBP plans in Minnesota are owned, governed and operated by the counties they serve, delivering dependable access to high-quality, cost-effective health care for more than 90,000 residents enrolled in Minnesota’s Health Care Programs (MHCP), including Medicaid and MinnesotaCare. CBP plans add value to MHCP by providing enrollees with dependable access to care, enhancing health care quality, supporting health care innovation in rural areas, and coordinating with county social and public health services for better outcomes. MACHP works to educate policy makers about and improve the conditions for the CBP model in Minnesota, helping ensure rural counties have local control and self-determination in meeting needs.

Novo NordiskNovo Nordisk, a global healthcare company, has been committed to discovering and developing innovative medicines to help people with diabetes lead longer, healthier lives for over 90 years. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat other serious chronic conditions: hemophilia, growth disorders and obesity. With U.S. headquarters in Plainsboro, N.J., we have nearly 5,000 employees in the United States. Visit or follow on Twitter: @novonordiskus.

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exact sciencesExact Sciences is the manufacturer of Cologuard, the first and only FDA approved stool DNA noninvasive colorectal cancer (CRC) screening test. Cologuard was approved by the FDA in August 2014 to screen for CRC in adults of either sex, 50 years or older, who are average risk for CRC. Cologuard is incorporated into leading CRC screening guidelines and recommendations, and covered by a variety of health insurance plans, as well as Medicare. For more information visit Rx Only.

fairview health servicesFairview Health Services ( is a Minneapolis-based nonprofit health system driven to heal, discover and educate for longer, healthier lives. Founded in 1906, Fairview provides exceptional care to patients and communities as one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in Minnesota. Through a close relationship with the University of Minnesota, Fairview offers access to breakthrough medical research and specialty expertise as part of a continuum of care that reaches all ages and health needs.

HumanaHumana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is committed to helping our millions of medical and specialty members achieve their best health. Our successful history in care delivery and health plan administration is helping us create a new kind of integrated care with the power to improve health and well-being and lower costs. Our efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large. To accomplish that, we support physicians and other health care professionals as they work to deliver the right care in the right place for their patients, our members. Our range of clinical capabilities, resources and tools – such as in-home care, behavioral health, pharmacy services, data analytics and wellness solutions – combine to produce a simplified experience that makes health care easier to navigate and more effective.

MN Health Action GroupThe Minnesota Health Action Group is a coalition of public and private purchasers whose sole purpose is to represent the collective voice of those who write the checks for health care in Minnesota. Action Group members collaborate with community stakeholders to drive innovations that support high quality health care, create engaged consumers and ensure the economic vitality of all Minnesota communities. Based in Bloomington, MN, the Minnesota Health Action Group was formed in 1988 as the Buyers Health Care Action Group. To learn more, visit Follow on LinkedIn and Twitter: @actiongroupmn.

minnesota hospital associationThe Minnesota Hospital Association represents 141 hospitals and health systems, which provide quality care for their patients and meet the needs of their communities.

Preferred onePreferredOne, a wholly-owned subsidiary of M Health Fairview, leads the market with products and services that conserve employer health plan dollars while helping more than 360,000 members achieve their best health. Our comprehensive local and national provider networks, innovative products and partnerships and effective cost and quality drivers help self-funded and fully insured employers maximize their investment in employee health benefits.

UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. We are working to create a system that is connected, aligned and more affordable for all involved. One that delivers high quality care, responsive to the needs of each person and the communities in which they live.

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american cancer societyAt the American Cancer Society, we’re on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we do, we’ll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. All so you can live longer — and better.

AmeriHealth CaritasAmeriHealth Caritas is one of the nation’s leaders in health care solutions for those most in need. Operating in 11 states and the District of Columbia, AmeriHealth Caritas serves more than 5 million Medicaid, Medicare and Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) members.


Ancilla Partners is a nimble software development company focusing on quality metrics within the healthcare industry. We partner with our clients to turn transformative ideas into effective, user-friendly applications. Our goal is to assist providers in improving patient outcomes through a deeper understanding of healthcare quality measures.


Gillette Children'sGillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare is an independent, non-profit, nationally and internationally recognized leader in the diagnosis and treatment of children who have complex musculoskeletal and neurological conditions, rare disorders and traumatic injuries. We help children, adults and families improve their health, achieve greater well-being and enjoy life.

KPMGKPMG is one of the world’s leading professional services firms, providing innovative business solutions and audit, tax, and advisory services to many of the world’s largest and most prestigious organizations. KPMG is widely recognized for being a great place to work and build a career. Our people share a sense of purpose in the work we do, and a strong commitment to community service, inclusion and diversity, and eradicating childhood illiteracy.

UCareUCare offers Medicare, Medicaid and Individual & Family health plans across Minnesota and portions of western Wisconsin. Our people powered health plans serve more than 450,000 members. By partnering with health care providers and community organizations, we provide, de-complicate and figure out health coverage for members.

No Platinum Sponsors at this time.

Show Your Support

With your sponsorship and support, we can continue to increase the reach of this important event. Last year, our Annual Seminar had more than 300 attendees, and this year, we’re expecting even more representatives from medical groups, health plans, community organizations, and research organizations, as well as policymakers, CEOs, medical directors, clinicians, quality managers, community leaders, and so many more.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in becoming a sponsor for the MNCM Annual Seminar? We have four sponsorship opportunities and offer organizations the opportunity to exhibit at the event.

Platinum Sponsor - $6,000

Platinum Sponsor – $6,000

  • Five complimentary seminar registrations
  • Special thank you from the podium during opening general session
  • Recognition as Platinum Sponsor from podium during seminar
  • Recognition as Platinum Sponsor on all event signage and program
  • Recognition as Platinum Sponsor in electronic and printed promotional materials
  • Recognition as Platinum Sponsor with ribbon on nametags

Gold Sponsor - $4,000

Gold Sponsor – $4,000

  • Three complimentary seminar registrations
  • Recognition as Gold Sponsor from podium during seminar
  • Recognition as Gold Sponsor on all event signage and program
  • Recognition as Gold Sponsor in electronic and printed promotional materials
  • Recognition as Gold Sponsor with ribbon on nametags

Silver Sponsor - $3,000

 Silver Sponsor – $3,000

  • Two complemintary seminar registrations
  • Recognition as Silver Sponsor on all event signage and program
  • Recognition as Silver Sponsor in electronic and printed promotional materials
  • Recognition as Silver Sponsor with ribbon on nametags

Bronze Sponsor - $1,500

 Bronze Sponsor – $1,500

  • One complimentary seminar registration
  • Recognition as Bronze Sponsor on all event signage and program
  • Recognition as Bronze Sponsor with ribbon on nametags

Exhibit Booth - $500

Exhibit Booth – $500

Platinum and Gold sponsors are eligible for a discount. Contact Deb Olson at 612-454-4813 or for more information.

To become a sponsor, please contact Deb Olson at 612.454.4813 or