The Action Group: Making Health Care Better in Minnesota

Action Group members know from experience that we accomplish more together than any of us can alone. There is strength in our collective voice and progress through our united action. Membership is comprised of professionals involved in purchasing health care, developing employee benefit strategies, and delivering health care goods and services. Learn more here. Not yet a member? Click here for membership information.

Minnesota Health Action Group Receives PCORI Award to Impact Mental Health Care Quality, Access Statewide

The Action Group has received a Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to improve quality and access to mental health care for people across Minnesota. Award funds will expand existing Action Group initiatives and collaboration with employers and stakeholders to improve quality and access to mental health care for people across Minnesota. See full details here.

Current Action Group Key Initiatives

The Action Group’s multi-stakeholder Mental Health Guiding Coalition unites employers and others to achieve true mental health parity in Minnesota and beyond. Click on the Explore button above to view the resources, tools and media available to help employers take action to accelerate improvements in mental health care and outcomes.

For tools, resources, media and other information about the Action Group’s Specialty Drug Guiding Coalition, click here.

The signature tool of The Action Group’s Specialty Drug Guiding Coalition, the Specialty Drug Employer Playbook, is the result of over four years of study.

The Action Group’s May, 2, 2019, Annual Employer Leadership Summit, “CHANGE @ THE SPEED OF LIFE: Investing in the Workforce of Tomorrow,” offered opportunities for attendees to think differently, imagining the future of the workplace and the health and benefit needs of an increasingly diverse workforce.

Employer Benefits Survey Results are In!

Results from The Action Group’s 2019 Annual Employer Benefits Survey are in. The 2019 Survey Summaries are available here. If you did not participate in the Survey this year but would like the full results, simply commit to taking it in 2020 by contacting Deb Krause (


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