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2019 Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Events to Include Extended Hours in Fargo, Minot and Bismarck

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The Insurance Department will again be hosting nine, statewide Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Events beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 15 in Grand Forks. The events will provide Medicare beneficiaries of all ages with the opportunity to review, plan or shop for coverage options with the assistance of trained, volunteer counselors. This year, the hours of operation have been extended for the Fargo, Minot and Bismarck events, communities where attendance has been highest in past years.


Godfread Announces Decrease of 20 Percent on Average in Individual Health Insurance Rates with Reinsurance Program

Categories: all, Companies, Consumers, Health Care Reform, Health Insurance, Legislation, Medicare

Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today released the approved health insurance rates for both individual and small group plans for 2020. Godfread approved the 2020 rates which average up to 20% in savings for North Dakotans purchasing an individual health insurance plan due to the implementation of the state-based reinsurance program.


Insurance Department Investigation Leads to Fraud Conviction for Bismarck Man

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Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today announced that Akeem Foster of Bismarck was sentenced in Burleigh County District Court after pleading guilty to one count of a class C felony theft by deception and class A misdemeanor acting as a bail bond agent without a license following an investigation conducted by the North Dakota Insurance Department.


Godfread Appoints Arnold as Deputy Insurance Commissioner and Palsgraaf as General Counsel

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Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread announced today that he has appointed John Arnold as Deputy Insurance Commissioner and Johnny Palsgraaf as General Counsel.


Godfread Announces Federal Approval of State-based Reinsurance Program for Individual Health Insurance Market

Categories: Companies, Consumers, Department, Health Care Reform, Health Insurance, Legislation, Producers

Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread announced today that the proposed state-based reinsurance program developed by the North Dakota Insurance Department for the individual health insurance market has been approved by the federal government and will be in place for the 2020 health insurance plan year.


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2019 Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Event - Grand Forks

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 08:00 am - 04:00 pm

Categories: all, Medicare

Join the North Dakota Insurance Department at one of our Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Events to receive free and unbiased information about Medicare, your current health care plan and future plans from a trained State Health Insurance Counseling program counselor. Many individuals already enrolled in Medicare don’t participate in these annual events and as a result, are paying too much for their medications.

Canad Inn
1000 S 42nd St.
(701) 772-8404

Things to do before attending an event:

  • Create a list of your medications to bring with you.
  • Locate and bring your Medicare card.
  • Create a Medicare.gov account for a personalized Medicare Plan Finder experience at Medicare.gov/plan-compare.

2019 Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Event - Fargo

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 08:00 am - 06:00 pm

Categories: all, Medicare

Join the North Dakota Insurance Department at one of our Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Events to receive free and unbiased information about Medicare, your current health care plan and future plans from a trained State Health Insurance Counseling program counselor. Many individuals already enrolled in Medicare don’t participate in these annual events and as a result, are paying too much for their medications.

Country Inn & Suites
3316 13th Ave. S
(701) 234-0565

Things to do before attending an event:

  • Create a list of your medications to bring with you.
  • Locate and bring your Medicare card.
  • Create a Medicare.gov account for a personalized Medicare Plan Finder experience at Medicare.gov/plan-compare.

2019 Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Event - Valley City

Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 08:00 am - 03:00 pm

Categories: all, Medicare

Join the North Dakota Insurance Department at one of our Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Events to receive free and unbiased information about Medicare, your current health care plan and future plans from a trained State Health Insurance Counseling program counselor. Many individuals already enrolled in Medicare don’t participate in these annual events and as a result, are paying too much for their medications.

Senior Center
139 2nd Ave. SE
(701) 845-4300

Things to do before attending an event:

  • Create a list of your medications to bring with you.
  • Locate and bring your Medicare card.
  • Create a Medicare.gov account for a personalized Medicare Plan Finder experience at Medicare.gov/plan-compare.

2019 Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Event - Jamestown

Friday, October 18, 2019 at 08:00 am - 02:00 pm

Categories: all, Medicare

Join the North Dakota Insurance Department at one of our Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Events to receive free and unbiased information about Medicare, your current health care plan and future plans from a trained State Health Insurance Counseling program counselor. Many individuals already enrolled in Medicare don’t participate in these annual events and as a result, are paying too much for their medications.

Gladstone Inn
111 2nd St. NE
(701) 252-0700

Things to do before attending an event:

  • Create a list of your medications to bring with you.
  • Locate and bring your Medicare card.
  • Create a Medicare.gov account for a personalized Medicare Plan Finder experience at Medicare.gov/plan-compare.

2019 Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Event - Dickinson

Monday, October 21, 2019 at 08:00 am - 02:00 pm

Categories: all, Medicare

Join the North Dakota Insurance Department at one of our Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Events to receive free and unbiased information about Medicare, your current health care plan and future plans from a trained State Health Insurance Counseling program counselor. Many individuals already enrolled in Medicare don’t participate in these annual events and as a result, are paying too much for their medications.

Henry Biesiot Activities Center
398 State Ave.
(701) 483-1918

Please note that this event is located in the Mountain time zone. The time of the event is 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. MST.

Things to do before attending an event:

  • Create a list of your medications to bring with you.
  • Locate and bring your Medicare card.
  • Create a Medicare.gov account for a personalized Medicare Plan Finder experience at Medicare.gov/plan-compare.