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UCare is always making news! Here you will find current information about us, our initiatives and our people. Check out our media kit for recent news releases, executive biographies, company awards, and background information on our programs and services.

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Wendy Wicks, Communications and Public Relations
612-676-3567 or 612-306-3698 (cell)

2021 Press Releases

November 8, 2021 - UCare's Connect + Medicare plan for people with disabilities expands to three central Minnesota counties in 2022 (PDF)

October 19, 2021 - Julia Joseph-Di Caprio, MD, UCare SVP and Chief Medical Officer, honored as a 2021 Woman in Business (PDF)

October 18, 2021 - UCare 2022 Medicare plans earn 5-Star Rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) (PDF)

October 12, 2021 - Lifespark and UCare Announce Innovative Partnership to Deliver on Population Well-Being for Seniors (PDF)

October 6, 2021 - UCare's virtual "A Salute to Excellence!" celebrates 19 providers (PDF)

September 1, 2021 - UCare is first MN plan to offer COVID-19 vaccine incentive for Medicaid members (PDF)

September 1, 2021 - The UCare Stretch & Stroll is Thursday, Sept. 2, at the Minnesota State Fair (PDF) 

August 30, 2021 - Joy Marsh joins UCare as Associate Vice President, Equity and Inclusion (PDF)

July 12, 2021 - UCare wins two 2021 Gold Aster Awards (PDF)

July 6, 2021 - Troy Brice joins UCare as Associate Vice President, Customer Service (PDF)

June 28, 2021 - Culture Care Connection is revitalized with timely health and racial equity content (PDF)

June 21, 2021 - Star Tribune names UCare a 2021 Top 175 Workplace (PDF)

June 10, 2021 - UCare and Kente Circle partner to bring America’s First Mental Health Barbershop Movement to Minnesota (PDF)

June 8, 2021 - UCare’s Annie Halland receives MPHA 2021 Albert Justus Chesley Award (PDF)

May 13, 2021 - Innovative UCare, GEDWorks program expands statewide (PDF)

May 6, 2021 - UCare drive-through COVID-19 vaccine clinics (PDF)

April 19, 2021 - UCare leaders honored for contributions to their fields (PDF)

April 8, 2021 - Darin McDonald joins UCare as Vice President, Chief Information Officer (PDF)

March 22, 2021 - UCare deploys robust COVID-19 vaccine outreach (PDF)

March 2, 2021 - UCare and the Minnesota Medical Association collaborate on health and racial equity initiative (PDF)

January 6, 2021 - UCare funds more than 20,000 meals for Minnesotans (PDF)