April 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO Caregivers’ best efforts to treat costly chronic diseases can suffer when patients fail to take their medications as prescribed.
Nationally, the prescription drug compliance rate is estimated at 50 percent, according to researchers. Continue Reading
April 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK Lawmakers on two Senate committees recommended passing the proposed Medicaid expansion program that would provide insurance coverage to an estimated 20,000 North Dakotans who are currently living without. Continue Reading
March 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO Officials at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota are recruiting workers who lost their jobs at a Fargo biomedical research company. Continue Reading
December 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Pam Gulleson, a former state legislator and long-time congressional aide, will be vice president of public affairs for Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota. Continue Reading
December 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
North Dakota ranks among the states with near-monopolistic health insurance markets, a study by the American Medical Association shows.
September 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota wants to start a fitness movement among children in elementary school classrooms across the state. Continue Reading
June 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Bernie Dardis, who heads Indigo Signworks, was surprised by Thursday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold the core of the sweeping health reform law. Now, as the executive responsible for providing health coverage for 120 employees, Dardis must figure out how to deal with the law, with many big provisions slated to take effect in 2014. Continue Reading
June 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota has signed contracts with two large health systems that will begin paying providers based on rewarding better patient outcomes. Continue Reading
February 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Officials said a Blue Cross Blue Shield survey labeled a scam earlier this month by the North Dakota attorney general’s office was legitimate. Continue Reading
October 11, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
Health officials are looking for input on what changes need to be made to improve health care systems in North Dakota, a search that brought them to Dickinson on Tuesday.