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BCBSND’s Adolescent HPV Vaccination Rates Rank No. 2 In The Nation

A BCBSA Health of America Report shows that 58 percent of adolescents with BCBSND insurance received a first dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine by their 13th birthday, ranking North Dakota No. 2 in the nation. Great news, right? Yes and no. The good news More North Dakota families understand the HPV vaccine protects…
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What’s Your Why?

We all know self-care is important. Yet there are so many demands on your time. How do you identify the right “whys” to start and maintain positive behaviors to take care of yourself? Download a sample poster or flyer and ask your employer to sign up for monthly notices as new topics are posted. What’s…
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BCBSND’s Early-Childhood Vaccination Rates Are No. 1 In The Nation

A recent report by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) shows that 86 percent of North Dakota children age 0 to 3 who are covered under a BCBSND health plan are getting their early-childhood vaccinations. We’re happy to take the lead in this area of child health and wellness, but we think we can…
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New For 2018—The Letter G

In the alphabet soup of Medicare supplements, BCBSND is adding another letter—Plan G. If you’re enrolled in the government’s Medicare plan, you’re responsible for deductibles, coinsurance, routine physicals, eye exams and other charges. To cover those things not covered by basic Medicare, there’s supplemental coverage available from private companies. Supplements are standardized across companies, and…
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Top Of Your 2018 To-Do List?

Everyone can do her or his part to keep wiping out one type of cancer. Ladies, schedule your cervical cancer screening. Detected early, it’s highly treatable. Parents, schedule the HPV vaccine for your kids to help prevent the spread of the virus that causes most cervical cancer. Download a sample poster or flyer and ask…
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