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Godfread Presents Health Insurance Report to Health Care Committee in Grand Forks

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Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today presented the Private Health Insurance Market Report for 2014-2018 to the legislative Health Care Committee at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks. The report was compiled to provide North Dakotans with more information about the health insurance market in North Dakota.


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

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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.


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.


Burgum Signs Bill Establishing Reinsurance for North Dakota’s Individual Health Insurance Market

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Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today praised the signing of Insurance Department legislation House Bill 1106, relating to the establishment of an invisible reinsurance pool for the individual health insurance market, by Governor Doug Burgum.


Insurance Department Opens Public Comment Period on Proposed State Reinsurance Program

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Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread announced today that the North Dakota Insurance Department is opening a 31-day public comment period on the proposed state reinsurance program for the individual health insurance market. The comment period will run from April 5 to May 6, 2019.


HB 1106 Relating to Invisible Reinsurance Pool Passes the House with Unanimous Vote

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Insurance Department proposed legislation, HB 1106 relating to the establishment of an invisible reinsurance pool for the individual health insurance market, passed the North Dakota House of Representatives on Tuesday with a unanimous do pass vote.


Insurance Department Releases Health Insurance Reform Study Findings and Approved ACA Health Insurance Rates

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BISMARCK, N.D. – Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today presented the findings from a study preformed to better understand the options available and potential impact of attempting to stabilize the individual health insurance market in North Dakota to the interim Health Care Reform Review Committee.


Insurance Department to Analyze Options for Health Insurance Reform in North Dakota

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BISMARCK, N.D. – Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today announced the North Dakota Insurance Department is seeking to work with a consultant in order to perform actuarial and other analysis of state proposals to reform North Dakota’s individual health insurance market.


Insurance Commissioner Provides Recommendations to Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

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BISMARCK, N.D. – Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread, sent a letter Friday to Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Chair, Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), in response to a request for recommendations on legislative changes to give states additional flexibility in stabilizing their individual market and developing broader state-based insurance coverage reforms.


Commissioner Godfread Provides ACA Reform Recommendation to Congress

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BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread provided written recommendation to members of Congress last Friday regarding opportunities to reform the Affordable Care Act (ACA).