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Godfread urges review of auto insurance as school year starts

Friday, September 2, 2022 at 09:40 am

Categories: Department

With the school year for many students underway, Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread is urging North Dakota parents and guardians to review their auto insurance policies to ensure that their students are covered while riding school buses. 


Kopp completes Northwestern University police training

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at 09:15 am

Categories: Department

The North Dakota Insurance Department is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Special Investigator Rebecca Kopp from the School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University


Cass County resident charged with class B felony insurance fraud

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 08:30 am

Categories: Consumers, Department

The Cass County State’s Attorney’s office, in conjunction with the North Dakota Insurance Department, have brought charges against a resident of Cass County for committing insurance fraud.


North Dakota Insurance Department to analyze blockchain use on assessing uninsured motorist issue

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Categories: Consumers, Department

The North Dakota Insurance Department (NDID), in conjunction with the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT), is conducting a proof-of-concept (“POC”) leveraging blockchain technology to identify uninsured drivers. 


June 28 proclaimed as Insurance Awareness Day

Monday, June 27, 2022 at 02:58 pm

Categories: Department

Gov. Doug Burgum has declared June 28 as Insurance Awareness Day in North Dakota.


North Dakota pursuing legal action on long-term care insurance

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at 01:47 pm

Categories: Companies, Consumers, Department

On behalf of the State of North Dakota, Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread filed a lawsuit in Burleigh County District Court in February against the Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner, in their capacity as rehabilitator of the Senior Health Insurance Company of Pennsylvania (SHIP), to force the adherence to state insurance laws and to protect North Dakota consumers.


Commissioner Godfread recognized for work supporting firefighters

Monday, June 6, 2022 at 02:26 pm

Categories: Consumers, Department, Legislation

Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread has been recognized by the North Dakota Firefighter’s Association (NDFA) and the North Dakota Fire Chief’s Association for his work supporting the organizations and its members across the state.


Godfread signs letter asking Congress for Medicare Advantage plan marketing authority

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 10:57 am

Categories: Consumers, Department, Medicare

In collaboration with regulators across the country, Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread has co-signed a letter asking Congress to allow states to govern the marketing practices of Medicare Advantage plans.


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.