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Airbnb owners roll out red carpet to make guests feel at home over Christmas
Behold the cosmic snake
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Protesters occupy Enbridge offices in Duluth
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Federal prosecutors seek prison time for ND oil operator who endangered water sources
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
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Short-term home stay may produce difficult transition
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The stupidest patents of 2017
Josephine "Josie" Kolodejchuk
Donald & Angela
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Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
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Health & Wellness
No severance for ND Blues CEO who presided over financial loss
FARGO — Paul von Ebers, fired last week as chief executive of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota after the insurer reported multimillion-dollar losses, has not received a severance payout. “Paul von Ebers was terminated for cause and there is no severance at this time,”...
May 10, 2014 - 11:34pm
ND online marketplace enrollment continues to trickle
FARGO — Enrollment for health insurance through the new online marketplace continues at a trickling pace in North Dakota. As of the first week of January, when coverage started through plans under the Affordable Care Act, 977 members had signed up with Blue Cross Blue Shield of...
January 10, 2014 - 11:34pm
December 11, 2013
Online insurance marketplace ND signups up to 265
BISMARCK — New data show that 265 North Dakotans signed up for private insurance under the federal health care law in the first two months of the federally run online marketplace, a significant rise from 42 the first month but still the lowest total in the nation. People can...
December 11, 2013 - 12:42pm
December 2, 2013
Blue Cross Blue Shield of ND will not extend discontinued health plans
By Patrick Springer Forum News Service FARGO — Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota will not extend coverage for health insurance...
December 2, 2013 - 3:18pm
November 21, 2013
ND insurance commissioner asks companies to renew canceled policies
BISMARCK – North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm said Thursday he is asking health insurance companies doing business in the state to renew policies for customers who were notified that their plans have been or will be canceled as a result of the Affordable Care Act.
November 21, 2013 - 12:00pm
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 8, 2013
Thousands in ND face health coverage changes
FARGO — More than 35,000 customers in North Dakota face discontinued health coverage because their plans are being scrapped due to new requirements under the Affordable Care Act. The three major health insurers in North Dakota were asked to report to state regulators their enrollment...
November 8, 2013 - 7:13pm
Thousands in ND face switch in health care coverages
FARGO – Thousands of customers in North Dakota must switch health coverage because their plans are being discontinued due to new requirements under the Affordable Care Act. The three major health insurers in North Dakota were required to report to state regulators their enrollment...
November 8, 2013 - 12:23pm
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 5, 2013
N.D. pushes to publicize enrollment, cancellation numbers
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s Insurance Department is asking the state’s health insurance companies for more information about the impact of federal health care reforms across the state. The agency has requested a report on the number of policies that will be canceled as of...
November 5, 2013 - 11:10am
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 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