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Heitkamp requests more help for western ND FSA offices
A wedding, a runaway dog: Our beloved Charlie's improbable journey home
Three men charged in shooting after white nationalist Richard Spencer's speech
After six tests, the mountain hosting North Korea's nuclear blasts may be exhausted
Opioid overdose antidote, training becoming more available in North Dakota
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nation and world
Here is the most popular fast-food chain in Minnesota, North Dakota
What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
Target to remodel more stores as chain seeks edge over Wal-Mart
71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
Analysis: Single-payer would drastically change American health care. Here's how it works.
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Camo for a cause: A benefit for veterans
Celebrating German culture; St. Joseph's to serve German dinner
Artist prepares for upcoming show
UCI to honor Martha Namyniuk
Connecting people with services
At The Ralph, preparations underway for 'magical' college sports night
Dodgers win first National League pennant since 1988
Battle of the running backs: Blue Hawks take on Hatch at Jamestown
Tigers choose former longtime Twins manager Ron Gardenhire as new skipper, reports say
UND-Minnesota series flips allegiances for parents
Commentary: UND spent over $16,000 on consulting in athletics department which produced no written reports
Ride home opens door to life-changing kindness
Commentary: Sen. Heidi Heitkamp raised more money from Goldman Sachs employees than North Dakotans
Fargo Feminist: 'Me too' but what about 'us too?'
Commentary: Video: Anti-oil zealots shut down public hearing on Line Three Pipeline
Joan L. Jurgens
Donald & Angela
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
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Sanford Health Plan
October 13, 2017
Consumers lose out in Trump's decision to cut off insurer subsidies, ND insurance commissioner says
BISMARCK—President Donald Trump's decision to cease health insurer subsidies under the Affordable Care Act could raise premiums in North...
October 13, 2017 - 5:16pm
August 11, 2017
ND insurers request sharp premium increases for individual plans
BISMARCK—Citing increasing costs, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota has requested a nearly 24 percent average premium increase for...
August 11, 2017 - 3:09pm
August 3, 2017
Discontinuing health insurer subsidies would raise premiums, ND insurance commissioner warns
BISMARCK—Discontinuing federal subsidies to health insurers established by the Affordable Care Act would upset markets and raise premiums,...
August 3, 2017 - 6:45pm
April 8, 2017
Sanford Health Plan sues government for $9 million
FARGO—Sanford Health Plan is suing the federal government for almost $9 million for what it says is a reneged promise to pay to cushion...
April 8, 2017 - 11:53am
March 30, 2017
Although insurers plan autism coverage after defeat in ND Legislature, some parents skeptical
GRAND FORKS—Some North Dakota parents of autistic children are skeptical they'll receive promised insurance coverage for a costly therapy regimen after the Senate defeat last week of a mandate bill. Lawmakers rejected House Bill 1434 after debating the necessity of using legislation...
March 30, 2017 - 9:48pm
October 12, 2016
ND bucks national trend of spiraling Obamacare costs, for now
FARGO—North Dakota appears to be bucking a national trend in skyrocketing rate increases for health insurance sold under the Affordable...
October 12, 2016 - 9:17pm
June 27, 2016
Sanford Health Plan agrees to fine for ads
FARGO — Sanford Health Plan has agreed to pay a $22,000 fine and take corrective steps following action by North Dakota insurance regulators over ads promoting its Medicare supplemental coverage. According to a consent order with the North Dakota Insurance Department, the Sanford...
June 27, 2016 - 10:15am
March 25, 2016
Sanford Health Plan posts $76.5 loss for 2015
FARGO -- The Sanford Health Plan posted an operating loss of $76.5 million for 2015 as a result of higher-than-expected costs for insurance lines including the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System. That amount includes $38.5 million set aside to cover expected losses in...
March 25, 2016 - 6:00am
June 30, 2015
Sanford Health Plan opens new Fargo office
FARGO — Sanford Health Plan opened a new office in Fargo on Monday to handle expanding operations including a new contract covering thousands of North Dakota public employees, family members and retirees. The opening comes just days before the Sanford Health Plan will be providing...
June 30, 2015 - 10:41pm
April 23, 2015
Senate kills bill aimed at contract between NDPERS and Sanford Health Plan
BISMARCK – State senators sent a strong message to the House on Thursday that lawmakers shouldn’t be meddling in the recently awarded contract that will make Sanford Health Plan the insurance carrier for the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System on July 1. The Senate...
April 23, 2015 - 10:01am
April 20, 2015
Senate pulls language forcing rebid of NDPERS contract with Sanford Health Plan
BISMARCK – Senators scratched language from a bill Monday that could have forced the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System to rebid an expensive contract making Sanford Health Plan the insurance carrier for the group’s roughly 66,000 covered lives on July 1. The...
April 20, 2015 - 6:17pm
February 21, 2015
Sanford Health Plan launches website
BISMARCK — Sanford Health Plan has announced a new website and other resources to answer questions for members of the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System. The NDPERS board decided Thursday to switch from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota to Sanford Health Plan...
February 21, 2015 - 11:33pm
January 10, 2014
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