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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

Categories: all, Insurance Fraud

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

Categories: all, Department

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 - 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.

2019 Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Event - Williston

Tuesday, October 22, 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.

ARC
822 18th St. E
(701) 572-9272

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 - Minot

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 08:00 am - 05:00 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.

Sleep Inn & Suites
2400 10th St. SW
(701) 837-3100

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 - Minot

Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 08:00 am - 01:00 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.

Sleep Inn & Suites
2400 10th St. SW
(701) 837-3100

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 - Bismarck

Friday, October 25, 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.

Quality Inn
1030 E Interstate Ave.
(701) 223-8001

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.