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Resources by State: Minnesota

Exploring Health Insurance Coverage in the North Central Region at the Intersection of Location, Employment, Gender, Race, and Ethnicity
Provides data on health insurance coverage in North Central Region states. Includes rural versus urban coverage comparisons, further broken down by employment type, gender, and race/ethnicity.
Date: 12/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
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Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics Demonstration Program: Report to Congress, 2021
Provides an overview of the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) demonstration. Offers a summary of the findings from the prior annual reports on the CCBHC demonstration, a comparison of cost and quality in the first two demonstration years, and the results of impact analyses. This is the fifth annual report to Congress on the CCBHC demonstration.
Date: 11/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Mathematica
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2022 Rural Health Care in Minnesota: Data Highlights
Chartbook providing an overview of rural healthcare in Minnesota. Presents data on demographics, the structure of the healthcare system in rural Minnesota, the healthcare workforce, changes in the availability of healthcare services, healthcare access utilization in rural Minnesota, and financing.
Additional links: Data Highlights
Date: 11/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health
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American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) Children Are Overrepresented in Foster Care in States With the Largest Proportions of AIAN Children
Analyzes the disproportionate population of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children in the foster care system with percentage comparisons for 10 states. Discusses culturally relevant practices and policies to address AI/AN historical trauma that has exacerbated high rates of foster care usage.
Author(s): Deana Around Him
Date: 11/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Child Trends
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FY 2022: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Minnesota Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Minnesota in Fiscal Year 2022. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Minnesota Gaps Analysis of Rural Ambulance Resources
Presents the results of a survey to identify knowledge and resources to support rural emergency medical services (EMS) sustainability in Minnesota. Includes information on gaps in knowledge and resources broken down by topic areas such as recruitment and retention, education, leadership development, and more. Also provides recommendations on next steps to support data gathering and strategic planning efforts to improve rural EMS sustainability in the state.
Date: 10/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Ambulance Association
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Interconnected - The Future of EMS in Rural & Urban Minnesota
Recording of a panel presentation that discusses challenges and potential opportunities related to Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Explores issues such as workforce, funding, and collaboration of EMS networks in Minnesota.
Date: 10/2022
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organizations: Center for Rural Policy and Development, The Citizens League
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Rural Child Care Solutions: From the Ground Up
Explores challenges related to childcare access in Minnesota that have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes data on childcare availability broken down by entirely rural, town/rural mix, urban/town/rural mix, and entirely urban location. Includes discussions, models, and mitigating strategies to address childcare issues.
Additional links: Summary
Author(s): Marnie Werner
Date: 09/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Rural Policy and Development
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Minnesota Poverty Report 2022: 2009-2019
Reports on poverty in Minnesota in 2019 using 3 different measures: market income, official poverty measure (OPM), and supplemental poverty measure (SPM). Includes maps of poverty rates by population and region in Minnesota and breaks down rates by age and race/ethnicity.
Author(s): Angela R. Fertig
Date: 09/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, Minnesota Community Action Partnership
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Rural Health Disparities in Health Care Utilization for Dementia in Minnesota
Examines emergency department (ED) and inpatient hospitalization rates for older adults with dementia in rural and urban areas of Minnesota. Utilizes 2016-2018 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention disease-specific mortality data to compare to chronologically related H-CUP's State Inpatient Database (SID) and State Emergency Department Database (SEDD) hospital and ED visit data. Includes rural versus urban breakdowns of hospitalizations and ED visits by demographics such as age, sex, income, education, minority status, health behaviors, and access to healthcare providers.
Author(s): Sung Han Rhew, Kristen Jacklin, Patrick Bright, et al.
Citation: Journal of Rural Health
Date: 07/2022
Type: Document
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