Thursday, September 10, 2020Categories: all, Health Care Reform, Health Insurance, Legislation
Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today presented the North Dakota 66th Legislative Assembly Interim Health Care Study to the legislative Health Care Committee. During the 66th Legislative Session, the North Dakota Insurance Department was tasked with assisting Legislative Management in conducting an interim study of health insurance premium trends. The study is unique because the legislature foresaw the need to look beyond insurance carriers and authorized the collection of data from hospitals within North Dakota.
Insurance Commissioner Issues Bulletin Addressing Coverage for COVID-19 Testing, Including Antibody Testing
Monday, May 18, 2020 at 11:00 amCategories: all, Companies, Consumers, Health Insurance, Producers
Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today announced the issuance of Bulletin 2020-10 addressing coverage for COVID-19 (coronavirus) testing in response to Executive Order 2020-03 by Governor Doug Burgum. This new bulletin builds upon Bulletin 2020-1.1 in which health carriers and travel insurers are asked to identify and remove barriers to testing and treatment for COVID-19.
Monday, April 20, 2020 at 10:00 amCategories: all, Producers
Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today announced the availability of an online, remotely proctored testing application called ProProctor™, offered by Prometric, the producer licensing testing and assessment provider for North Dakota.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 08:30 amCategories: all, Consumers
Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today encouraged renters, homeowners, farmers and business owners to take advantage of the recently announced flood insurance renewal grace period extension.
Monday, April 6, 2020 at 04:30 amCategories: all, Consumers
Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today applauded the issuance of "Shelter-in-Place-Payback" to car insurance drivers insured by Allstate and the creation of the “Return of Premium Relief Fund” by American Family Insurance. Allstate and American Family Insurance are returning savings resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Both Allstate and American Family Insurance have acknowledged that they arrived at these relief options for customers, in part, as a result of various bulletins and guidance from the North Dakota Insurance Department.
Monday, March 30, 2020 at 02:00 pmCategories: all, Companies, Consumers, Health Insurance, Producers
Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today announced the issuance of seven bulletins in response to executive orders made by Governor Doug Burgum and in the interest of protecting North Dakotans during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. COVID-19 is a highly contagious, viral disease for which the only known method of prevention is to avoid being exposed to the virus by reducing contact with other individuals.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 05:00 pmCategories: all, Consumers, Department
To better protect the health of our employees and consumers, North Dakota Insurance Department office locations will not be taking walk-in traffic until May 1, 2020.
If you need to contact NDID, we encourage you to do so via email at email@example.com.
If you are unable to contact NDID via email, please call our main phone number at (701) 328-2440 or our Consumer Hotline at (800) 247-0560.
Information and updates about NDID can be found on our website at www.insurance.nd.gov.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020Categories: all, Companies, Consumers, Health Insurance, Producers
Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today issued a Bulletin to all North Dakota health and travel insurance companies regarding coverage and access to testing for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The bulletin urges companies to waive cost sharing requirements for the testing of COVID-19 and encourages health insurance companies to review other operations in preparation for COVID-19 potentially coming to North Dakota.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 08:30 amCategories: all, Companies, Department
Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today brought together members of the North Dakota insurance industry to introduce a new data solution called Insurance Data Link (openIDL), governed by AAIS, a statistical agent and advisory organization, on IBM Blockchain. The openIDL is the first blockchain platform that enables efficient and secure sharing of statistical data like policy count, premium volume, claims and loss experience data.
Monday, February 10, 2020 at 10:30 amCategories: all, Air Ambulance
Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today issued a cease and desist order to AirMedCare Network for selling air ambulance subscriptions to North Dakotans illegally. Consumer protection legislation enacted in 2017 banned the sale of air ambulance subscriptions in North Dakota.