meet the people powering your plan

Our UCare teams have been helping people from Andover to Zumbrota, Northfield to Cloquet with their questions about Medicare, Medicaid as well as Individual & Family Plans. Along the way they found out a whole lot about what members want… and about great teamwork.

Mark Traynor, President and CEO

“For over 20 years I've been privileged to work with a team that puts our members at the center of everything. Our strong culture of service exists to make a difference in our members' health.”

Mark Traynor
President and CEO

Carla Foster, Sales for Individual and Family plans

“ I’ve been working at UCare 22 years. We put the members' needs first, regardless of whether they ultimately get health coverage through us or another resource.”

Carla Foster
Sales for Individual and Family plans

Carla Foster, Sales for Individual and Family plans

“Medicare can be complicated. So to end a conversation with someone saying to me “that makes sense, it’s not that confusing when you put it that way” is the most rewarding part of my job.”

Debby Erickson
Medicare Sales Specialist

Rick Deem, Business Analyst

“ I see myself helping people. I get to know their needs and help our customer service reps get the right software tools so it’s a really quick answer when you call them.”

Rick Deem
Business Analyst

Jim Zusan, Senior Accountant

“ As an accountant for the last 18 years at UCare, I’m here to make sure we stay financially sound for our members for the next 18 years.”

Jim Zusan
Senior Accountant

Alicia Jackson, Healthcare Analyst

“ What people powered means to me is that we use every person at our company to provide better health care outcomes. We honestly never stop trying to make it better.”

Alicia Jackson
Health Care Analyst

Sharon Crawford, County Coordinator

“ I love meeting with county staff — I can gather feedback and work together to ensure our members have the best experience.

Sharon Crawford
County Coordinator

Annie Halland, County Manager

“ I travel to counties in all corners of the state to make sure UCare is meeting the needs of every member in every region.”

Annie Halland
County Manager

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UCare employees talking with a member

Medicare plans

UCare offers a range of high value Medicare plans designed to meet your needs. More than 100,000 members have selected UCare for their Medicare coverage.

UCare employees talking with a member

Individual & Family Plans

UCare offers flexible plans that help you live well and stay well. A mix of plan options with varying levels of premium, cost sharing and networks make it easy to get the care you need.

UCare employee talking with a member

Medicaid plans

UCare’s Minnesota Health Care Programs plans offer several Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare and combined Medical Assistance & Medicare coverage options.

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