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Graham-Cassidy bill would cut funding to 34 states, report shows
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November 16, 2013
‘Perfect storm’ will mean stiff rate hikes for health insurance
FARGO — Increasing demand for health care services and new provisions under the Affordable Care Act will combine to drive up insurance costs for many individuals and small groups next year. Beginning Jan. 1, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota has approval to increase premium...
November 16, 2013 - 10:19pm
November 14, 2013
Hoeven: Obama’s plan for ACA falls short
President Barack Obama on Thursday announced that he believes Americans should be allowed to renew individual health care plans now marked for termination, but North Dakota’s senior senator doesn’t believe a delay will be enough. Speaking during a phone interview Thursday evening,...
November 14, 2013 - 10:34pm
November 12, 2013
ND lawmakers question discontinued plans under Obamacare
BISMARCK – Questions about health insurance plans being discontinued under Obamacare dominated discussion about the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday at the Capitol, with one Republican lawmaker saying many people feel the law’s grandfather-clause exemption was “misrepresented...
November 12, 2013 - 7:51pm
November 7, 2013
Gene Lyons: Media misses full health insurance story
So here’s my advice: If you’re somebody who’s smoking hot about the Big Lie of the Affordable Care Act — you know, how President Barack Obama told everybody that if they liked their current health insurance policy they could keep it — do yourself a favor. Avoid the county...
November 7, 2013 - 10:28pm
November 2, 2013
Farmers, self-employed hit by insurance carrier changes
Rep. Kevin Cramer recently invited President Barack Obama to visit North Dakota, only to be declined by the White House. Based on the response the North Dakota Republican congressman said he has received from constituents, the president may want to wait until the administration solves...
November 2, 2013 - 8:57pm
At least 2,500 ND health plans canceled because of new rules
FARGO — Thousands of North Dakotans who buy health insurance on their own will see their current policies canceled or shuffled beginning Jan. 1 as new federal health care regulations kick in. Health insurance companies have already sent out cancellation notices in North Dakota...
November 2, 2013 - 8:56pm
October 24, 2013
From shutdown ashes, GOP seeks to expose ACA's flaws
WASHINGTON -- After a bruising defeat over Obamacare in the government shutdown, Republicans hope to regain momentum by exposing how President Barack Obama's administration ran aground trying to launch his signature health care reform law. Three Republican-led committees in the House...
October 24, 2013 - 12:00am
October 23, 2013
Official: Feds ask Blue Cross not to release exchange numbers
FARGO -- The Obama administration asked North Dakota's largest health insurer not to publicize how many people have signed up for health insurance through a new online exchange, a company official says. During a forum Monday in Fargo for people interested in signing up for coverage...
October 23, 2013 - 12:00am
September 30, 2013
Enrollment for exchanges to open new health care era
Marketplace application checklist -- Social Security numbers. -- Employer and income information for every family member who needs coverage (pay stubs or W-2 forms). -- Policy numbers for any current health insurance plans covering household members. -- Completed employer coverage...
September 30, 2013 - 12:00am
July 9, 2013
Businesses learn details about Obamacare
Though the employer responsibility portion of the Affordable Care Act -- often referred to as Obamacare -- was delayed until 2015, there are still plenty of changes coming Jan.
July 9, 2013 - 11:08pm
June 28, 2013
ND Blue Cross Blue Shield preps employers for new health care requirements
FARGO -- Many provisions of the Affordable Care Act have yet to take effect, more than three years after the health care reform legislation passed Congress and was signed into law. But that will change soon, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota officials said Thursday that...
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
April 21, 2013
Health insurance marketplace could increase competition in ND
FARGO -- North Dakota's health insurance market, long regarded as lacking stiff competition, will enter a new era when health reforms introduce a new marketplace next year. The online marketplace, intended to allow individuals and small businesses to easily compare insurance options,...
April 21, 2013 - 12:00am
Thousands in Minn., N.D. will be eligible for health insurance subsidies
FARGO -- More than 69,000 North Dakotans and 459,000 Minnesotans will be eligible for premium tax credit subsidies to make health insurance more affordable next year under the Affordable Care Act. In both states, nine of 10 who are eligible for the credits are working families, with...
April 21, 2013 - 12:00am