Caring For Children Receives Grant

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota believes that all children should have access to health care. One of our affiliates, the North Dakota Caring Foundation, Inc. nonprofit has received a $4,000 matching grant from the Dakota Medical Foundation. The grant will help support the North Dakota Caring Foundation’s Caring for Children program, which provides access…
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Are You At Risk For Heart Disease?

Julie Fennel didn’t think she was at risk for heart disease. But five years ago, she was enjoying a meal with her family at a restaurant in downtown Fargo when she suddenly went into cardiac arrest. Fortunately for Julie, her daughter Stephanie was a nursing student at that time, and Stephanie and her boyfriend Ryan…
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A Look At A Non-profit Insurer’s Financials

By Ryan Schuster As a former business reporter, I’ve grown accustomed to reading through earnings statements and writing stories about how profitable a company is and how much sales increased. But this time I was stopped in my tracks while writing one of those same news releases about Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota’s…
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How Will Health Care Reform Impact Me?

One question we keep hearing from members, neighbors, friends and family members is how health care reform and the Supreme Court’s ruling will impact them. There is no easy answer to that because the answer will vary depending upon the person, their coverage and what the Supreme Court ultimately decides. But below are some resources…
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Eat Your Veggies!

By Matthew Devick “Matthew, eat your veggies!” I can still hear Mom’s voice echoing even after all these years. I remember turning my nose up—and practically even sobbing—when she served just about any type of vegetable. Now my kids do the same—much to the chagrin of my wife and me. Like many, we’re trying to…
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