Minnesota: Integrated Health Partnerships Improve the Health of Medicaid Enrollees and Lower the Cost of Care

Publication Year: 2018
Population Focus: Medicaid beneficiaries
Intervention Type: Service redesign
Type of Literature: Grey

Participating healthcare providers work together across specialties and service settings to meet patient needs. These providers share in savings they help create and in losses when goals are not met. They look for innovations to improve the health of their communities. This work shows Minnesota’s commitment to pay for value and good health outcomes instead of the number of visits or procedures people receive.

Insights Results


  • $277 million in cost savings
  • 7% decrease in emergency room visits
  • 14% decrease in hospital stays