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June 10, 2020

Portico President Meghan Kimmel Quoted in StarTribune Article

Portico President Meghan Kimmel talks about the demand for government health insurance programs during the COVID-19 pandemic. READ THE FULL STORY

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January 30, 2020

Portico President and Board Member Comment on Public Charge Rule in StarTribune Article

Portico President, Meghan Kimmel, and Portico board member, Veena Iyer, comment on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the public charge rule in the StarTribune.…

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December 20, 2019

Portico Board Member Dr. Penny Wheeler Named to 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

Dr. Penny Wheeler, Allina Health president and CEO and Portico board member, has been recognized by Modern Healthcare magazine for her outstanding leadership and impactful…

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December 17, 2019

Portico Healthnet Announces New Board of Directors

Portico Healthnet, a Twin Cities based nonprofit dedicated to ensuring all Minnesotans have access to health care, announced today the election of seven new board…

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November 18, 2019

Portico President Meghan Kimmel Featured in StarTribune Editorial

A new interactive map created by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health helps Portico find the uninsured and better target outreach. READ THE…

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July 30, 2019

Portico Healthnet Awarded Grant to Support MNsure Outreach and Enrollment Efforts

Funds will support community outreach and MNsure enrollment assistance in the seven county Twin Cities metro area Portico Healthnet is pleased to announce it has…

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July 26, 2019

Portico Board Member Veena Iyer Named New Executive Director of the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota

The Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota has named Veena Iyer, long-time Portico board member and supporter, as their new Executive Director. READ THE FULL STORY

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July 16, 2019

Public Policy Updates

Portico closely follows public policy proposals that impact access to health coverage and care. This past legislative session we advocated for a number of policies…

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June 20, 2019

Portico Board Member Dr. Penny Wheeler Named One of the 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives in the Country

Dr. Penny Wheeler, Allina Health president and CEO and Portico board member, has been honored by Modern Healthcare for her exceptional leadership, influence and impact.…

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March 13, 2019

Portico’s Dental Coordinator Quoted in Star Tribune Story

Portico’s Dental Coordinator, Laura Peterson, was quoted in this story about a U of M initiative to expand free preventive dental care to uninsured Minnesota…

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