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Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota. Share your BOLD ideas, questions, and insights with us here and at http://www.ndhealthcareforums.com or visit our blog at www.bcbsnd.com/blueinsight/

Health insurance open enrollment primer

Most Americans were required to have health insurance coverage in 2014 as a result of the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare). Those who do not comply with the individual mandate in the health care reform law may have … Continue reading

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Find out how to apply for health insurance

If you are interested in applying for health insurance, you have a number of options. You can visit www.BCBSND.com/shop to compare and shop for different Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota plans that fit your needs. Some employers also … Continue reading

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How to update your address with us

One of the most common questions we get from members is how they can update their address with us. Current Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota members can update their address when it changes on our website at www.BCBSND.com. … Continue reading

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See our 2013 annual report, financial performance

We faced many challenges during 2013, including the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), rising health care costs and higher than expected member claims. While the challenges led us to post a financial loss in 2013, … Continue reading

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Shoes for Kids delivers 1,000 shoes to Fargo-Moorhead schools

Going back to school is being made a little easier for some local elementary school students in need in the Fargo-Moorhead area. This week 1,000 pairs of new Nike running shoes are being delivered to elementary schools in Fargo, West … Continue reading

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Which insurance plan pays for that?

If you are covered by more than one health insurance plan, it can be confusing knowing which one pays for what. This may impact you if you and your spouse each receive health insurance coverage through your jobs, or if … Continue reading

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Health reform basics

Health care reform can be confusing. We’re here to help. The landmark Affordable Care Act (ACA) federal health reform law was passed by Congress in 2010. Some of the major provisions of ACA that are in place now include: Insurance … Continue reading

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Mother and daughter undeterred by Type 1 diabetes

Julie Kinneberg’s gut was telling her something was terribly wrong with her    10-year-old daughter. It all started days earlier with Hannah drinking a lot of water and losing weight because her stomach hurt too much to eat. Doctors first diagnosed … Continue reading

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How do I find out what insurance covers and how much I owe?

                  We send Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) members an Explanation of Benefits form (also known as an EOB), in the mail after they receive medical care. EOBs, which … Continue reading

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BCBSND honored for improved communication, collaboration with North Dakotans

We are constantly looking for ways to improve communication with our members, provide better customer service and help explain the complexities of health care and health insurance. As a nonprofit that is governed by a member-elected board of directors, serving … Continue reading

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