Give It Your Best Shot

Immunizations protect us at every age. Get up-to-date immunization schedules and guidance on well child visits and checkups for every stage of life. Download a sample poster or flyer and ask your employer to sign up for monthly notices as new topics are posted. What’s included? The materials explain how immunizations work to prevent diseases.…
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5 Ways To Save On Prescription Drug Costs

If you’ve picked up a prescription lately, you’ve seen firsthand that medication costs in the U.S. are rising. Drug costs for Americans are expected to increase nearly 12 percent in 2017. What’s more, drug prices continue to rise faster than either wages or the cost of living. It’s discouraging, but, as a consumer, you’re not…
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Summer Lunch Program Fuels United Way School Supply Drive

On Monday, July 17, some co-workers and I at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota went on a volunteer outing together as part of our company’s Blue&You community immersion program. Some of us served hot meals to men and women at the Salvation Army in downtown Fargo. Others joined a food crew at McCormick…
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4 Reasons Your Drug Prices Are On The Rise

Drug costs in the U.S. are climbing sharply. In 2017, prescription drug costs for Americans are expected to rise by nearly 12 percent. What’s more, prescription drugs now make up 17 percent of all health care costs. The cost impacts all Americans, even if you don’t take prescription drugs. So, why are we constantly paying…
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Why 26 Is A Big Year For Health Insurance

Turning 26 includes an important milestone in a young adult’s life. It’s the age when they can no longer be included on their Parents’ health insurance plan. But, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota has plenty of options to help them stay covered. 26th birthday = qualifying life event Turning 26 is a qualifying…
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