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Study on insurance coverage for lignite coal industry presented to committee

Thursday, May 12, 2022 at 02:08 pm

Categories: Department

Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread presented the findings of a recent study to the legislature's interim Energy Development and Transmission Committee.


Godfread urges delivery drivers to review auto insurance

Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 03:00 pm

Categories: Consumers, Department

Due to a recent rise in incidents involving so-called ‘gig’ delivery drivers, Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread is urging delivery drivers to review their auto insurance policy.


North Dakota Insurance Department releases auto insurance survey

Friday, April 1, 2022 at 10:00 am

Categories: Consumers, Department

The North Dakota Insurance Department has released the results of an annual survey of the cost comparison of auto insurance in North Dakota


North Dakota Insurance Department announces new exam vendor

Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 11:00 am

Effective March 1, 2022, PSI is the exam vendor for the North Dakota Insurance Producers License Examinations. Effective March 1, 2022, the exam will also change from a two-part exam to a one-part exam.


Godfread announces examination of Sanford Health Plan

Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 09:00 am

Categories: Department

Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread announced today a market examination of Sanford Health Plan.


Godfread Issues Statement on Sanford Executive Payouts

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Categories: Consumers, Department, Health Insurance

Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today issued a statement in response to the press regarding former Sanford CEO being paid more than $49M last year.


Godfread Announces Approved 2022 Health Insurance Rates

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Categories: Companies, Consumers, Department, Health Insurance

Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today released the approved health insurance rates for both individual and small group plans for 2022, and encourages consumers to start early, stay informed and shop around.


Insurance Department to Join SHIP to Provide Medicare Education at Virtual Fair

Friday, June 18, 2021 at 08:00 am

Categories: Consumers, Medicare

The Insurance Department will be available to assist Medicare-eligible individuals of all ages during a Medicare Virtual Fair hosted by the State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP) National Network from 2-6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23. The event will provide individuals turning 65, retiring or joining Medicare because of a disability with the opportunity to learn more about signing up for Medicare from their computer or mobile device.


Special Enrollment Period for Health Insurance Extended to August 15

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 08:00 am

Categories: Consumers, Health Insurance

Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today urged North Dakotans to take advantage of the extension of the Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for health insurance coverage on the federally run health care exchange. The SEP is open now and will remain open through Aug. 15, 2021, to all exchange-eligible consumers, whether submitting a new application or updating an existing application. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) extended access to the SEP to give consumers additional time to take advantage of new savings through the American Rescue Plan.


Special Enrollment Period for Health Insurance Begins Feb. 15

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 08:00 am

Categories: Consumers, Health Insurance, Producers

Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today urged North Dakotans to take advantage of the Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for health insurance coverage on the federally run health care exchange if they are currently without insurance. In accordance with the Executive Order issued by President Biden, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), announced the SEP in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning Feb. 15, 2021 through May 15, 2021, this SEP will be open to all exchange-eligible consumers who are submitting a new application or updating an existing application.