Annual Seminar Sponsors

Thank you to our event sponsors. Their leadership and support make this seminar experience a reality.

Special thank you to:

Allina HealthAt Allina Health, we are dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Based in Minneapolis, our not-for-profit system operates award-winning clinics, hospitals and ambulatory care centers. We also provide care through our network of retail pharmacies, rehabilitation locations, home care services and emergency medical services. Together, more than 29,000 Allina Health employees, 6,000 associated and employed physicians and 4,100 volunteers fulfill our mission to improve the health of those we serve. By focusing on building relationships with our patients and communities, we deliver care that supports the body, mind, spirit and community – helping patients do more, feel stronger and live better than they ever thought possible. For more information, visit

Essentia HealthEssentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Idaho. Headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 14,700 employees, including more than 1,900 physicians and advanced practitioners, who serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives. Essentia Health, which includes many Catholic facilities, is guided by the values of Quality, Hospitality, Respect, Joy, Justice, Stewardship, and Teamwork. The organization delivers on its promise to be “Here With You” in 15 hospitals, 75 clinics, six long-term care facilities, three assisted living facilities, three independent living facilities, five ambulance services and one research institute. Essentia Health is accredited as an Accountable Care Organization by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

Exact Sciences logoExact Sciences Corp. is a molecular diagnostics company focused on the early detection and prevention of the deadliest forms of cancer. The company is the manufacturer of Cologuard, which was approved by the FDA in August 2014 to screen for colorectal cancer in adults of either sex, 50 years or older, who are average risk for colorectal cancer. Results from Exact Sciences’ prospective 90-site, point-in-time, 10,000-patient pivotal trial were published in the New England Journal of Medicine in April 2014. Cologuard is included in the recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (2016) and the American Cancer Society’s (2014) colorectal cancer screening guidelines. Stool DNA is included in the combined screening guidelines of the American Cancer Society / U.S. Multi-Society Task Force/American College of Radiology (2008), the American College of Gastroenterology guidelines (2009) and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (2016). For more information about Cologuard, visit Rx Only.

HealthPartnersFounded in 1957, HealthPartners is the largest consumer-governed, non-profit health care organization in the nation. The organization is dedicated to improving health and well-being in partnership with members, patients and the community, and provides a full-range of health care delivery and health plan services including insurance, administration and health and well-being programs. HealthPartners serves more than 1.8 million medical and dental health plan members nationwide. The care system includes more than 1,800 physicians, eight hospitals, 55 primary care clinics, 22 urgent care locations and numerous specialty practices in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. HealthPartners Clinic, Park Nicollet Clinic, Lakeview Health, Physicians Neck & Back Center, TRIA Orthopedic Center, Hutchinson Health and are all part of HealthPartners. In addition, HealthPartners Dental Group has more than 75 dentists and 23 dental clinics. HealthPartners also provides medical education and conducts research through HealthPartners Institute. For more information, visit

Medica is a health services company headquartered in Minneapolis and active in the Upper Midwest. The non-profit company provides health care coverage in the employer, individual, Medicaid and Medicare markets in Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Medica also offers national network coverage to employers who have employees outside the Medica regional network.

Medica’s vision is to be trusted in the community for our unwavering commitment to high-quality, affordable health care. Medica partners with the communities it serves in many ways, including the Medica Foundation, a nonprofit, charitable grant-making foundation. The Medica Foundation seeks to fund community-based programs and initiatives that can provide sustainable, measurable improvements in the availability, access and quality of healthcare.

Minnesota Association of County Health Plans (MACHP) is an alliance of County-Based Purchasing (CBP) health plans serving rural Minnesota counties. Our primary interest is ensuring that rural counties have local control and self-determination in providing their residents in Minnesota Health Care Programs with quality health care and services. Learn more at


United HealthCare - OptumUnitedHealthcare Community & State is dedicated to helping people live healthier lives, and helping the health system work better for everyone. We provide diversified solutions to states that care for the economically disadvantaged, the medically underserved and people without benefit of employer-funded health care coverage. We serve 6.7 million people across 30 states plus Washington D.C. in acute and long-term care Medicaid plans, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Special Needs Plans and other federal and state health care programs. To learn more, please visit

Optum is a leading health services and innovation company dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 124,000 people worldwide, Optum combines technology, data and expertise to improve the delivery, quality and efficiency of health care. Optum uniquely collaborates with all participants in health care, connecting them with a shared focus on creating a healthier world. Hospitals, doctors, pharmacies, employers, health plans, government agencies and life sciences companies rely on Optum services and solutions to solve their most complex challenges and meet the growing needs of the people and communities they serve. To learn more, please visit


Special thank you to:

CentraCare HealthCentraCare Health is a not-for-profit health care system that provides comprehensive, high-quality care to people throughout Central Minnesota. Our collaborative network includes hospitals in St. Cloud, Long Prairie, Melrose, Monticello, Paynesville and Sauk Centre, more than 25 clinics, along with nursing homes and senior housing in several communities. CentraCare also operates numerous specialty services, including the CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center, Coborn Cancer Center and the CentraCare Kidney Program. CentraCare serves all who seek care with compassion, dignity and respect, while seeking to enhance individual and community health. Mission: CentraCare Health works to improve the health of every patient, every day.

Gillette Children'sGillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare is devoted to caring for patients who have some of the most complex, rare and traumatic conditions in pediatric medicine. We’re internationally recognized for excellence in treating children who have cerebral palsy, neurological issues, spine and orthopedic problems and craniofacial concerns. Founded by Arthur Gillette, MD in 1897, we’re the first hospital in the U.S. devoted to caring for children who have disabilities. Gillette is committed to helping all kids realize what they CAN achieve.

The Minnesota Health Action Group is a coalition of public and private purchasers whose sole purpose is to represent the collective voice of those who write the checks for health care in Minnesota. Action Group members collaborate with community stakeholders to drive innovations that support high quality health care, create engaged consumers and ensure the economic vitality of all Minnesota communities. Based in Bloomington, Minn., the Minnesota Health Action Group was formed in 1988 as the Buyers Health Care Action Group. To learn more, visit Follow on LinkedIn and Twitter: @actiongroupmn.

The Minnesota Hospital Association represents 142 hospitals and health systems, which provide quality care for their patients and meet the needs of their communities.



Preferred OneFor over 35 years, PreferredOne has provided health benefit administration to employer groups and payers throughout Minnesota and the upper Midwest. PreferredOne’s products include health insurance, stop loss, TPA, HMO and PPO products. We offer convenient access to providers through open access, accountable care and national networks. PreferredOne supports its members in achieving their health care goals through care management programs and a full range of wellness and health coaching services. Learn more at

Special thank you to:

At the American Cancer Society, we’re on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we do, we’ll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. All so you can live longer — and better.


AmgenAmgen is one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. Amgen is a values-based company, deeply rooted in science and innovation to transform new ideas and discoveries into medicines for patients with serious illnesses.

For more than 80 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has been dedicated to providing quality, cost-effective health plans and unique health programs. We do this through innovation, leadership, community involvement and by staying true to our mission of making a healthy difference in people’s lives.

Minnesota Medical AssociationThe Minnesota Medical Association is a non-profit professional association representing physicians, residents and medical students. With more than 10,000 members, the MMA is the leading voice of medicine to make Minnesota the healthiest state and the best place to practice.

Fairview Physicians AssociatesFairview Physicians Associates is a network which includes Fairview hospitals, clinics and care facilities, the University of Minnesota healthcare system and over twelve hundred independent providers of primary and specialty care. We are patient-focused and committed to making every possible medical service available to our customers. With a strong emphasis on quality of care, we are striving to make the experience as user friendly and easily navigable as possible.

UcareUCare is an independent, nonprofit health plan providing health coverage and services to Minnesotans across the state. Working in partnership with health care providers and community organizations, UCare serves:

  • Individuals and families choosing health coverage through MNsure, the insurance marketplace
  • Medicare-eligible individuals
  • Individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance
  • Adults with disabilities

Coming Soon

Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in becoming a sponsor for the MNCM Annual Seminar? We have four sponsorship levels available:

Platinum Sponsor - $6,000

Platinum Sponsor – $6,000

  • Five complementary seminar registrations
  • Option to display at event and distribute promotional materials (6ft table top)
  • Recognition as Platinum Sponsor from podium during seminar
  • Recognition as Platinum Sponsor on all event signage and on-site ap
  • Recognition as Platinum Sponsor in electronic and printed promotional materials
  • Recognition as Platinum Sponsor with ribbon on name tags
  • Limited number- option to display at event and distribute promotional materials (6 ft table top)

Gold Sponsor - $4,000

Gold Sponsor – $4,000

  • Three complementary seminar registrations
  • Option to display at event and distribute promotional materials (6ft table top)
  • Recognition as Gold Sponsor from podium during seminar
  • Recognition as Gold Sponsor on all event signage and on-site ap
  • Recognition as Gold Sponsor in electronic and printed promotional materials
  • Recognition as Gold Sponsor with ribbon on name tags
  • Limited number- option to display at event and distribute promotional materials (6 ft table top)

Silver Sponsor - $3,000

 Silver Sponsor – $3,000

  • Two complementary seminar registrations
  • Recognition as Silver Sponsor on all event signage and on-site ap
  • Recognition as Silver Sponsor in electronic and printed promotional materials
  • Recognition as Silver Sponsor with ribbon on name tags

Bronze Sponsor - $1,500

 Bronze Sponsor – $1,500

  • One complementary seminar registration
  • Recognition as Bronze Sponsor on all event signage and on-site ap
  • Recognition as Bronze Sponsor with ribbon on name tags

Check back often, as this listing will be updated regularly.

If you have questions, please contact Deb Olson at 612-454-4813 or