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October 18, 2017
Obama's budget offers few clues on health overhaul
WASHINGTON (AP) -- How many federal bureaucrats does it take to carry out President Barack Obama's health care overhaul? Don't expect to find an easy answer in his new budget. It has no line item for health care implementation, a task delegated to agencies in several government...
October 18, 2017 - 10:27am
July 4, 2013
What now? Q&A about latest snag in health care law
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nothing's ever easy with President Barack Obama's health care law. The latest hitch gives employers an additional year before they must offer medical coverage to their workers or pay a fine. What does the delay mean for workers? And struggling businesses?
July 4, 2013 - 11:00pm
April 22, 2013
House expects long $11 billion health budget debate
ST. PAUL -- At least 600,000 more Minnesotans would get subsidized health care under a bill House Democrats expect to pass late tonight or early Tuesday. Republicans complain that even with increased spending for nursing homes and other long-term care programs, more money is needed. The...
April 22, 2013 - 1:14pm
February 11, 2013
Govt: $4.2B recovered in probing health care fraud
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government says it recovered almost $8 for each dollar it spent investigating health care fraud over the past three years, including a record $4.2 billion last year. The $7.90 average return on investment is the highest in the 16-year history of the Health...
February 11, 2013 - 4:00pm
February 29, 2012
Tribe given more time to fix deficiencies: Spirit Lake Tribe agrees to correct issues found in administration of 36 foster children
BISMARCK - State human services officials have given the Spirit Lake Tribe until the end of March to correct deficiencies found in the administration of foster care. The tribe has agreed to correct deficiencies found in its administration of 36 foster children whose care is paid...
February 29, 2012 - 6:51am
January 20, 2012
Williston providers say child care crunch is critical
This is the first story in a two-part series looking at the child care shortage in northwestern North Dakota. By Teri Finneman Forum Communications...
January 20, 2012 - 5:59am
April 5, 2011
Congress votes to repeal small part of health law
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress sent the White House its first rollback of last year's health care law Tuesday, a bipartisan repeal of a burdensome tax reporting requirement that's widely unpopular with businesses. Even President Barack Obama is eager to see it gone. The Senate voted...
April 5, 2011 - 5:29pm
March 9, 2011
NDSU child care center closing
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- A child care center at North Dakota State University is closing, putting eight people out of work and leaving families to find new care for dozens of children. The Center for Child Development will stop offering child care services after June 17 and will close...
March 9, 2011 - 12:39pm
October 3, 2010
Growing pains for a centerpiece of health overhaul
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan, a centerpiece of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, isn't living up to expectations. Enrollment lags in many parts of the country and people who could benefit may not be able to afford the premiums. Some state...
October 3, 2010 - 9:30am
August 20, 2010
Conrad: N.D. will get $2 billion in benefits from health care reform
BISMARCK--North Dakota will see more than $2 billion in benefits in the next 10 years as a result of federal health care reform, Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., said Friday. Conrad had a news conference at the AARP headquarters in Bismarck "to clarify elements of the health care law and...
August 20, 2010 - 4:39pm
May 29, 2010
N.D. child care assistance program changes payments
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota's Department of Human Services has switched from paper checks to debit cards or direct deposits to pay child care providers in the child care assistance program. About 3,115 regulated providers participate in the program, which helps low-income...
May 29, 2010 - 11:03am
GOP House hopeful: Health bill won't cut costs
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Republican U.S. House candidate Rick Berg says new federal health care legislation won't reduce costs or provide universal coverage. Berg is a member of a North Dakota House committee that is reviewing the measure's effects on North Dakota's state government....
April 29, 2010 - 8:39am
April 27, 2010
N.D. health care hearing draws Dem objections
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota Democrats say a planned legislative hearing on the new federal health care bill is stacked with people who opposed the measure. The Legislature's Industry, Business and Labor Committee is holding the hearing Wednesday in the Heritage Center on...
April 27, 2010 - 8:55pm
March 12, 2010
Group says more maternal care needed in N.D.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The human rights group Amnesty International USA says unequal and inadequate access to maternal care allows two to three women to die each day while giving birth in the United States. And the group says the problem is acute in North Dakota, where federal...
March 12, 2010 - 1:55pm
January 6, 2010
Six area providers among grant recipients
Six area day care providers are among the recipients of North Dakota Daycare grants. The North Dakota Department of Commerce awarded 96 grants from 411 applications, said Gordon La France, day care coordinator, with the North Dakota Department of Commerce. With the influx of grants...
January 6, 2010 - 8:01am