Health Policy Contacts
"...improving health care value, quality, and accessibility"

Mailing Address
Minnesota Department of Health
P.O. Box 64882
St. Paul, MN 55164-0882
Main phone number: 651-201-3550
Fax: 651-201-5179

MN Rules https://www.revisor.mn.gov/rules/
MN Statutes/Laws https://www.revisor.mn.gov/pubs/
Birth Certificates and Records
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Certified birth certificate
Non-certified copy of birth record
Birth records after an adoption
Adding a father to a birth record (establishing paternity)
Father's Adoption Registry
health.issuance@state.mn.us
health.issuance@state.mn.us
health.adoption@state.mn.us
health.paternity@state.mn.us

651-201-5991
health.far@state.mn.us
●  Changing a birth record health.amend@state.mn.us
●  Birth resulting in still birth health.osr7@state.mn.us
Death Certificates and Records
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Certified death certificate
Non-certified copy of death record
health.issuance@state.mn.us
●  Changing a death record health.amend@state.mn.us
Data Reporting
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Capital expenditure reporting
Health Plan Financial and
Statistical Report (HPFSR)

Diagnostic Imaging Facility
Freestanding Outpatient
Surgical Center (FOSC)

Hospital Annual Report (HAR)
651-201-3575
amy.camp@state.mn.us
●  Health care workforce 651-201-3857
debra.hagel@state.mn.us
●  Shortage area designations 651-201-3860
leona.schutz@state.mn.us
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Hospital Public Interest Review
Minnesota Health Access Survey
Minnesota Health Care Markets
Chartbook

Small Group and Individual Health
Insurance Market Survey
651-201-3554
stefan.gildemeister@state.mn.us
●  Maximum Charges for Copies of
Patient Records
651-201-5178
Information Clearinghouse
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Medical Education and Research
MERC Fund Distribution
651-201-3566
diane.reger@state.mn.us
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Minnesota County Health Tables
Minnesota Vital Statistics Interactive
Queries

Minnesota Vital Statistics State and
County Trends

Infant Mortality in Minnesota
Vital Signs (Reports on Birth/Death Topics)
651-201-5944
kim.edelman@state.mn.us
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Minnesota Health Statistics
Annual Summary

Induced Abortions in Minnesota
651-201-5945
carol.hajicek@state.mn.us
●  Minnesota Student Survey 651-201-5946
ann.kinney@state.mn.us
●  Racial/Ethnic Statistics and
Reports
651-201-5949
melanie.peterson-hickey
@state.mn.us
●  Tobacco Use Reports
(Youth and Adult)
651-201-5942
peter.rode@state.mn.us
●  Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance
System (BRFSS)
651-201-5996
nagi.salem@state.mn.us
Grants and Loans
    Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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Capital improvements
Clinical dental education
Rural hospital planning and transition
651-201-3842
doug.benson@state.mn.us
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Community clinics
Indian health
Primary care loan fund
651-201-3845
debra.jahnke@state.mn.us
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Health career promotion (K-12)
Summer health care intern
651-201-3851
lawrence.colaizy@state.mn.us
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Electronic health record loans
Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP)
651-201-3850
anne.schloegel@state.mn.us
●  Loan forgiveness 651-201-3870
mohamed.samaha@state.mn.us
    Medical Education and Research Costs (MERC)
●  MERC 651-201-3566
diane.reger@state.mn.us
Health Information Technology (HIT) and e-Health
    Administrative Simplification - Common billing and coding

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Minnesota Administrative Uniformity Committee (AUC)
Minnesota Uniform Companion
Guides (Rules)

Frequently Asked Questions
Center for Health Care
Purchasing Improvement

Compliance and Enforcement
Frequently Asked Questions
Group Purchaser and Connectivity
Information Requirements and Laws
651-201-3573
david.haugen@state.mn.us
    e-Health
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e-Prescribing
MN e-Health Initiative
Workforce and training
Health information exchange
651-201-4856
bob.johnson@state.mn.us
●  HITECH Act 651-201-5092
rebecca.e.johnson@state.mn.us
●  Meaningful use 651-201-4136
kari.guida@state.mn.us
●  Privacy and security 651-201-4856
bob.johnson@state.mn.us
●  Standards 651-201-4119
priya.rajamani@state.mn.us
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Broadband
Telehealth
651-201-3850
anne.schloegel@state.mn.us
●  Funding and Incentives 651-201-3850
anne.schloegel@state.mn.us
Minnesota Health Reform
●  Health Care Homes 651-201-5421
health.healthcarehomes
@state.mn.us
    Quality, Cost and Payment Reform
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Health Care Quality Measures
Quality Incentive Payment System
Payments for Care Coordination
Providers Peer Grouping and
Encounter Data Collection

Baskets of Care
651-201-3562
    e-Health    See under Health Information Technology topic)
    Other health care reform     (See under e-health topic)
Patient Safety
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28 "Never Events"
Adverse Health Care Events Reporting System
Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety
Health Care Quality Measures -- Statewide Quality Report
Patient Safety Information for Consumers, Patients and Families
651-201-5807
rachel.jokela@state.mn.us
    Trauma
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Minnesota State Trauma System
Trauma Registry
651-201-3886
joanne.champagne@state.mn.us
651-201-3841
chris.ballard@state.mn.us
Rural and Underserved Urban Minnesotans
    Community Assessment
●  Rural Health works 651-201-3840
craig.baarson@state.mn.us
    Critical Access Hospitals
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Hospital Flexibility Program
Survey preparation
EMS
Flex Grants
Quality and Performance Improvement
651-201-3843
judy.bergh@state.mn.us
    Financial Assistance
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Community Clinics
Federally Qualified Health Centers
Indian Health
Clinical Dental Education
651-201-3842
doug.benson@state.mn.us
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Health Career Promotion (K-12)
Summer Health Care Intern
651-201-3851
lawrence.colaizy@state.mn.us


Updated Thursday, May 03, 2012 at 11:26AM


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