BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF NORTH DAKOTA North Dakota to expand Medicaid coverage
By Ryan Schuster
Earlier this month North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed legislation allowing the state to expand Medicaid coverage to an estimated 20,000 North Dakotans who dont currently qualify... Posted on 4/29/13 at 9:41 AM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Online application for public assistance programs
From a news release:
The North Dakota Department of Human Services announced today that people can apply online for assistance programs, such as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, the Supplemen... Posted on 9/7/10 at 11:54 AM
BISMARCK, N.D. — Committee hearings are expected to be few in the coming week as senators review bills that were approved by the House and the House continues to consider Senate measures as the North Dakota Legislature heads toward its homestretch.
By James MacPherson, Associated Press
, March 24, 2013
North Dakota’s boom in oil revenues means the state will be paying more to provide medical services for the poor and elderly.
The Medicaid program provides health care for low-income North Dakotans. It pays nursing home bills for poor residents. The program’s cost is split between the state and federal governments.
Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary and North Dakota Gov. Ed Schafer says members of Congress need to stop playing games with American taxpayers and, instead, be honest with how they plan to pay for costly legislation.
Schafer’s criticism Thursday came nine days after Congress passed a $26.1 billion aid package to help states preserve teaching jobs and cover Medicaid payments.
By Kristen M. Daum, Forum Communications Co.
, August 20, 2010
North Dakota’s Medicaid program will receive more than $730,000 in federal settlements reached with drug manufacturers.
Officials say North Dakota is receiving nearly $308,191 as part of a $520 million federal settlement with AstraZeneca over allegations the drug maker illegally marketed the antipsychotic drug Seroquel.
A federal judge has paved the way for a class-action settlement with the North Dakota Department of Human Services that would allow Medicaid recipients to receive partial reimbursement from the state for personal injury claims.
By Dave Kolpack, The Associated Press
, December 24, 2009
A new computer system for paying North Dakota’s Medicaid bills will be delayed until April 2011, said an executive who apologized Tuesday to state lawmakers for his company’s tardiness in finishing the $62.5 million project.
“I understand when you sign up with a partner, you put your own reputation and credibility at stake, and I understand your disappointment in us,” said Mark Boxer, a senior vice president for the software’s developer, Affiliated Computer Services Inc. of Dallas.
By Dale Wetzel, The Associated Press
, September 16, 2009
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