Sourcewell’s health insurance pool is a community of public employers from across Minnesota who are committed to leading their people to the highest possible state of wellness, who leverage the power of cooperative purchasing and risk sharing to optimize the affordability and stability of valuable health plans and related services.
The pool is member-driven, with decisions made by membership-elected committees.
Focused on Wellness
Develop a wellness program that fits your organization’s unique needs and drives real results. The collaborative approach allows you to connect and learn from others in the pool, ensure your program goals are met, and employees' needs are addressed.
Available resources enable your organization to:
• Develop an annual plan and wellness team
• Launch and support wellness tools
• Provide awareness and educational resources
• Maximize resources (health plan, EAP, broker, etc.)
Creates a personal wellness plan for each participant—allowing them to choose their course and take ownership of their wellness journey. Portal activities boost engagement, enrich organizational culture, and help participants establish lifelong healthy habits.
Benefits of the portal include:
• 200+ individual and company challenges
• Text tracking and reminders
• Fitness device and app integration
• 100 health education virtual courses
Wellness Incentive Funding
We know money can motivate individuals to try something new or keep on track. Sourcewell supports your organization's wellness initiatives two ways – through personal rewards and corporate support.
Your organization's employees can each earn up to $250 by:
• Completing their health assessment
• Being up-to-date on preventive exams or participating in health screening
• Participating in personal and company challenges
Focus on Prevention
Your employees are your most valuable asset—together we'll help keep them healthy and happy.
Preventative opportunities include:
• On-site Flu Shot Clinics
Make it easy for your employees to participate and protect against the flu.
• Biometric Screenings
Empower employees to take control of their health with health screenings.
Additional Information & Resources
View, download, and print a brochure on Sourcewell's Health Insurance Pool for Minnesota public entities (PDF).
Sourcewell partners with these vendors to provide a holistic insurance solution.
For the past 10 years, Sourcewell—in cooperation with HealthPartners—has offered a self-funded health insurance program. There are no Sourcewell membership or administrative fees required for participation, allowing additional funds to be available for claims payment and rate stabilization.
Negotiated benefit packages are duplicated and alternate plans are allowed, including consumer-driven health plans.
Our health insurance pool is member-driven, with decisions made on your behalf by a membership-elected committee—including renewal rate and claims funding development.
- HealthSource Solutions
Sourcewell partners with HealthSource Solutions whose unique approach focuses on helping organizations develop and sustain a best-practice wellness program. Their hands-on approach helps you with planning, implementation, and evaluation, so you can maximize offerings while minimizing time.
Omada is an innovative online program that surrounds you with everything you need to develop and sustain healthy habits, reducing your risk for certain chronic diseases. Eligible employees and their adult family members can utilize the program at no cost through the Sourcewell health plan.
With access to a full-time health coach, technology to track your progress, weekly healthy tips, and peer support, Omada guides you step-by-step to better health.
With the growth of consumer-directed health care, individuals have access to spending and saving account options that give them the opportunity to manage their expenses in more flexible ways. These accounts allow individuals to save money and pay for health care expenses now and into the future.
Sourcewell is proud to partner with Further (formerly SelectAccount®), a health spending and savings account administrator, to provide a powerful suite of online resources and tools to help clients make decisions that are right for them, their budget, and their families.
While our health insurance pool is reserved for those within Minnesota, Sourcewell offers ancillary coverage options on a national scale. Offerings include dental, vision, disability, and life insurance options, as well as Employee Assistance Program services.
Working with industry giants including Lincoln Financial, Colonial, and Alliant, Sourcewell is able to offer competitive pricing and second-to-none service throughout the country.
Learn more at www.sourcewell-mn.gov/insurance.
Insurance & Employee Benefits
Explore Benefit Options
Sourcewell has partnered with industry experts to offer a variety of employee benefit programs with enhanced coverage and significant discounts.