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BCBS won’t extend discontinued plans

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FARGO — Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota will not extend coverage for health insurance plans it will discontinue because of new standards under the Affordable Care Act.


President Barack Obama decided two weeks ago to allow health insurers to extend coverage after many customers complained that they were losing coverage they wanted to maintain.

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Patrick Springer
Patrick Springer first joined the reporting staff of The Forum in 1985. He can be reached by calling 701-241-5522. Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to