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The Minnesota Department of Health announces the following clinics as newly certified Health Care Homes:

  • Glencoe Regional Health Services - Glencoe
  • Glencoe Regional Health Services - Lester Prairie
  • Glencoe Regional Health Services - Stewart

  • Murray County Clinic - Fulda

  • RiverView Clinic - East Grand Forks
  • RiverView Clinic - Fertile
  • RiverView Clinic - Red Lake Falls

  • Sacred Heart Mercy Health Care Center

  • Sanford Clinic Luverne Edgerton

Find currently certified Health Care Homes on the HCH Interactive map.

Visit our You Tube channel to hear how Health Care Homes certification is transforming primary care and improving health for patients, families and communities.
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The HCH Certification Assessment Tool (PDF) has been updated with input from multiple users. The requirements and standards remain the same, but the new tool provides easier to understand language and formatting.
For further information, please contact your assigned MDH HCH Nurse Planner or email Health Care Homes at:

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has released a report updating the status of Minnesota's 15 Accountable Communities for Health (ACH) as they strive to improve health across the state. Accountable Communities for Health meet the clinical and social needs of a population through community partnerships and person-centered, coordinated care across a range of providers. Minnesota is evaluating whether the model of care providers and communities working together results in improvements in quality, cost, and experience of care. About $5.6 million, or 14 percent, of Minnesota's State Innovation Model funds are dedicated to 15 ACH grant projects.

The report, Advancing Health Equity (PDF)"Accountable Communities for Health: Perspectives on Grant Projects and Future Considerations", includes the following highlights:

•An overview of the Accountable Community for Health model
•A summary of successes and challenges as the efforts completed more than half of their 2-year funding cycle
•Examination of similar approaches in at least four other states, and
•Recommendations and considerations for developing the model in the future

Please visit the Accountable Communities for Health page of the Minnesota Accountable Health Model website to download a copy of this report.

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PROJECT NAME: Interagency Learning Liaison (PDF)


The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) requests proposals for the purpose of procuring a contractor to work jointly with the Minnesota Departments of Human Services (DHS) and Health as an Interagency Learning Liaison to design and develop a practice transformation learning plan that support Minnesota health care providers in the integration of primary and behavioral health care. The Interagency Learning Liaison will create a learning framework, implementation plan, learning activities and evaluation plan that both agencies can utilize to support practice transformation. The plan and activities will focus on best practices demonstrated to have the greatest impact on individuals and systems and use adult learning principles and concepts. Work is anticipated to start after January 1, 2018.

To get a copy of the Request for Proposals, please send a written request, by email, to:

Rosemarie Rodriguez-Hager
Minnesota Department of Health
Health Care Homes
PO Box 64882
St. Paul, MN 55164-0882

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: Proposals submitted in response to the Request for Proposals in this advertisement must be received by mail or hand delivered no later than 4:30 p.m., Central Time, Thursday, October 19, 2017. Late proposals will not be considered. Email and faxed proposals will not be considered.

This request does not obligate the State to complete the work contemplated in this notice. The State reserves the right to cancel this solicitation. All expenses incurred in responding to this notice are solely the responsibility of the responder.

Request for Proposal, Required Forms and Guidelines:
  • Federal Department of Health and Human Services Grants Policy Statement (PDF)
  • Affidavit of Non Collusion (PDF)
  • Budget Template Year 1 and Year 2 (Excel)
  • Budget Justification Narrative (DOC)
  • Certification Regarding Lobbying (PDF)
  • Equal Pay Certificate (PDF)
  • Resident Vendor Form (PDF)
  • Veteran Owned Preference Form (PDF)
  • Workforce Certification Information (PDF)
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