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Lakewood Health receives second consecutive UCare Quality of Care Award

Lakewood Health System in Staples was recently awarded UCare’s Minnesota Senior Health Options (MSHO) Overall Performance Quality of Care award at the organization’s annual Salute to Excellence event June 18 in Minneapolis. This is the second year in a row Lakewood has received this award.

Lakewood Health System was given the award in recognition of its quality of senior care, including Medicare-reimbursed care. Debra Kearns, clinic director of nursing, and Stephanie Jeziorski, clinic director of quality and risk management, accepted the award.

UCare is an independent, nonprofit health plan providing health care and administrative services to more than 200,000 members. UCare partners with health care providers, counties and community organizations to create and deliver innovative health coverage products for those enrolled in income-based medical assistance programs, people with disabilities and Medicare recipients.

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