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Commissioner Jesson Statement on Minnesota’s Top Health Care Ranking

April 30, 2014

St. Paul—Today Department of Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson issued the following statement on the Commonwealth Fund’s Scorecard on State Health System Performance. Minnesota ranks No. 1 in overall health and healthy lives.

“Our number one ranking  reflects our state’s collaborative approach to innovation, as well as our longtime commitment to providing quality health care for all  Minnesotans.  As we celebrate our successes, however, we need to bring that same collaborative, laser focus to reducing health disparities.”

Read more about the report on the Commonwealth Fund website.

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