Medica joins Medical Alley Association as Sustaining Partner 

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February 1  

MEDICAL ALLEY, Minn. (2/1/2023) — Today, Medical Alley Association President & CEO Roberta ‘Bobbie’ Dressen announced Medica, a leading health insurance provider, has joined Medical Alley Association as a Sustaining Partner.   

“With a focus on innovation and patient-centered care, Medica has built a reputation for excellence in the healthcare industry,” Dressen said. “We are delighted in Medica’s partnership and investment in this ecosystem at the Sustaining level, which shows a commitment to activate and amplify healthcare transformation for all Americans.” 

For decades, Medica has been a trusted health plan for millions across the United States. The company is headquartered in Minnetonka, Minn., and has shown to be a community leader – committed to providing high quality, affordable health care. Additionally, the Medica Foundation continues to be a champion for health equity, having awarded almost $40 million in grants to address health care system inequities and improve health outcomes.

Medica President & CEO John Naylor will join the Medical Alley Association Board of Directors, effective immediately.  

“Companies in Medical Alley are uniquely positioned to solve the health care challenges we face today,” Naylor said. “Medica is excited to join Medical Alley to leverage expertise, relationships and resources to better serve families nationwide, and to elevate this region as the epicenter of health innovation and care.” 


Ben Wagner, Public Policy Communications Specialist, Medical Alley Association [email protected] | 651.707.4566 


About Medical Alley Association 

Founded in 1984, Medical Alley Association (MAA) represents one of the most diverse and influential healthcare communities in the world. Our members span the full continuum of care – from payers to providers to digital health, biotech, medical device and everything in between. Our mission is to elevate the Medical Alley region as the epicenter of health innovation and care. 

About Medica   
Medica ( is a health plan headquartered in Minnesota. The company serves communities in the heart of America by providing health care coverage and related services in the employer, individual, Medicaid and Medicare markets. It operates in Minnesota, Arizona, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming. The Medica Foundation is a nonprofit, charitable grant-making foundation. It is an affiliate of Medica Health Plans. Medica’s vision is to be trusted in the community for our unwavering commitment to high quality, affordable health care. 

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