Archive for the ‘North Dakota health insurance’ Category

Health Insurance In North Dakota: Community Health Centers

Posted on: August 22nd, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Earlier this month is was National Community Health Center Week and North Dakota specifically worked hard to put the spotlight on how important community health centers are to their state.  Over one in four people do not carry health insurance in North Dakota, so centers are working to improve the health of residents through quality […]

Health Exchanges Coming to More States

Posted on: May 20th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Montana, Colorado and North Dakota health insurance are all moving forward with health care exchanges but this comes after a long struggle according to the article by CivSourceOnline.com.  In Montana, Republicans oppose the health exchanges.  In North Dakota, paperwork is on its way to the Governor for them to sign that will put in the […]

Health Insurance For Children Expanded

Posted on: August 6th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

Despite the fiscal crisis being experienced nationwide, 14 states found money this year to increase health insurance coverage for an additional 250,000 children nationwide. The states took advantage of $33 Million that was appropriated by Congress when it reauthorized the Children’s health insurance program (CHIP) back in February. the 14 states that are expanding their […]

Top Rated Health Plans in HeartLand

Posted on: June 30th, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments

J.D. Powers & Associates rated the top private health plans in the heartland states (Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota), and the results were as follows. Similar to many of the other 17 regions in the JD Power Survey, a Blue Cross Blue Shield health plan took top honors. Blue Cross Blue […]

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Won’t Cut Hospital Payments

Posted on: January 27th, 2009 by ymedina No Comments

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) has come to an agreement with local hospitals that they will not lower reimbursement payments, reports Retha Colclasure of KFYR Bismarck. In order to save money, the insurer had sought to reduce payments to health care providers without contract renegotiations. The North Dakota Insurance Department blocked […]