Datapoint: BCBS Minnesota Plots Value-Based Care Initiative for Rural Minnesotans
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Homeward, a value-based care platform that focuses on reaching rural Americans, are collaborating to improve health access for rural Minnesotans. Homeward provides in-home visits, community-based visits and telehealth services, which will become available to Blue Cross’s Medicare Advantage members in 24 Minnesota counties. Homeward also provides care coordination services such as referrals and outpatient support. BCBS Minnesota is the largest Medicare Advantage insurer in its home state, serving 207,564 members.
Source: AIS’s Directory of Health Plans