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Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota hit with $125,000 fine for improperly denying claims
July 9, 2019 - 8:00am
FARGO — Insurance regulators have fined Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota $125,000 for improperly denying some mental health and substance...
North Dakota lawmakers opt for study instead of preexisting medical condition protections
April 24, 2019 - 1:29pm
BISMARCK — A proposal to protect insurance coverage for preexisting medical conditions has been turned into a North Dakota legislative study....
North Dakota insurance commissioner says approved bill will help ease premiums
April 22, 2019 - 1:25pm
BISMARCK — Legislation signed by North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum will help lower health insurance costs, Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread...
North Dakota insurance commissioner disputes 'tallest politician' designation for NYC councilman
March 28, 2019 - 12:04pm
BISMARCK — A towering figure in the North Dakota Capitol tower is disputing the Guinness World Records' decision to name a New York City councilman...
ND plan aims to reduce individual health premiums 10 to 20 percent
September 26, 2018 - 6:51pm
FARGO—North Dakota insurance officials outlined a plan intended to allow consumers more options for health coverage they said would reduce...
ND Insurance Department eyeing options for health care reform
May 8, 2018 - 4:28pm
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Insurance Department is seeking to hire a consultant to analyze potential health care reforms, Republican Commissioner...
ND won't approve additional health care premium increases
October 17, 2017 - 5:15pm
BISMARCK—North Dakota's insurance commissioner will deny additional health insurance rate increases after President Donald Trump's decision...
Medica likely pulling out of ND insurance exchange next year
September 28, 2017 - 7:14pm
BISMARCK—Citing uncertainty around federal subsidies for health insurers, Medica will not offer individual coverage through North Dakota's...
Discontinuing health insurer subsidies would raise premiums, ND insurance commissioner warns
August 3, 2017 - 6:45pm
BISMARCK—Discontinuing federal subsidies to health insurers established by the Affordable Care Act would upset markets and raise premiums,...
ND insurance commissioner asks for end to California coal divestment initiative
June 22, 2017 - 1:42pm
BISMARCK — The North Dakota insurance commissioner urged a California official this week to cease an initiative that calls for insurance...