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​Quick Facts about UCare and the UCare Difference

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  • Is among the first Minnesota health plans to offer coverage through MNsure, Minnesota's health insurance marketplace launched October 2013.
  • Has the fourth-largest health plan enrollment in Minnesota, serving more than 350,000 members across Minnesota and 26 counties in western Wisconsin.  
  • Provides health coverage to nearly 100,000 Medicare-eligible individuals through its Medicare health plans.  
  • Provides health coverage to more than 300,000 individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and has the largest and most diverse Prepaid Medical Assistance Program membership of any health plan in Minnesota.  
  • Works with thousands of health care providers across Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Members have access to more than 43,000 physicians at thousands of locations.  
  • Was the first health plan in Minnesota to own and operate a mobile dental clinic.  
  • Is the only health plan in Minnesota and western Wisconsin to offer members a dental access guarantee.  
  • Was the first health plan in Minnesota to offer health care programs for people with disabilities.  
  • Was created in 1984 by the Department of Family Practice and Community Health at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Today, UCare is an independent, nonprofit organization offering health coverage plans in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.  
  • Offers a 4.5 Medicare Star plan, UCare for Seniors, that also was rated 8.8 out of 10 for Overall Rating of Health Plan by members. This 2012 Consumer Assessment of Health Care Providers and Systems (CAHPS) score is higher than the national and state average.  
  • Is led by Nancy Feldman, President and Chief Executive Officer, who brings several decades of health care experience and executive leadership to her role.  
  • Is a 2013 Star Tribune Top 100 Workplace.