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Portico Healthnet

Portico Healthnet's mission is to reduce the number of people without coverage for health care services.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 5/3/2011
2610 University Ave. W
Suite 550
Saint Paul, MN 55114
Phone: 651-603-5100
EIN 41-1814659
Principal Staff Debra Holmgren, President
General Information
Board Chair Doug Fenstermaker
Number of Board Members 9
Board meetings with quorum 5
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 8.8
Most Recent Audit
Board
Accomplishments
In Fiscal Year 2010, Portico screened 16,572 Minnesotans to determine their potential eligibility for Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) and other affordable options for health care coverage. Portico assisted 3,835 individuals from 2,397 low-income households with the MHCP application process, resulting in 2,880 enrollments into Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare, and the former General Assistance Medical Care program. Through its unique model of coverage and care management, Portico enabled 2,284 low-income, uninsured individuals who were not eligible for MHCP to access a continuum of health care, including primary and preventive physician services, specialty physician services, prescription medications, outpatient mental health services, outpatient hospital services, as well as individualized care management services.
Current Goals
Portico Healthnet’s goals for the current year include increasing coverage program capacity, developing new services, increasing efficiency and maintaining capacity of outreach services, maintaining the financial capacity of the organization, and improving measurement of program effectiveness.
Community or Constituency Served
Portico Healthnet serves people who are uninsured for health care coverage.
Geographic Area Served
Portico Healthnet's coverage program serves residents of Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey and Washington counties. Portico's public program outreach and application assistance program serves residents of Minnesota.
Impact and Programs
From the Charity Portico Healthnet appreciates the opportunity to demonstrate its commitment to accountability and transparency by meeting the Charities Review Council’s Accountability Standards. Portico has served as a vital piece of the health care safety net since 1995. Each year Portico reaches out to thousands of uninsured Minnesotans and helps them access affordable coverage and care by providing comprehensive application assistance for those potentially eligible for Minnesota Health Care Programs (Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare, etc.) as well as its own coverage/care management program (for those who meet specific eligibility criteria). The demand for Portico’s services continues to grow. With the advent of health reform, thousands of uninsured Minnesotans will become newly eligible for coverage, and many will need Portico’s assistance navigating the application and enrollment processes. And for some who fall between the cracks of health reform measures, Portico provides safety-net coverage.
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