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August 7, 2014
Media Advisory: BCBSND to host statewide employer workshops on health reform

FARGO — As part of the company's continuing efforts to keep North Dakotans informed of health reform changes, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) will hold a series of workshops for employers throughout the state in August.

The workshops for employers will be held in eight North Dakota cities in August. Topics will include health reform regulations, the state of the health insurance industry, the employer mandate, grandfathering, managing health insurance costs, self funding, defined contribution, private exchange and improving employee health. BCBSND experts will be available to answer employer questions.

Employers have been invited to attend the workshops; registration is required. The sessions are not open to the public. While the sessions are closed door, media availability will be available with BCBSND representatives in-between sessions. Members of the media should contact public relations manager Andrea Dinneen at andrea.dinneen@bcbsnd.com or (701) 282-1847 to schedule an interview.

The employer workshops will be held:

Minot
August 11

 

Bismarck
August 14 

 

    Grand Forks
    August 20

 

Williston
August 12

Jamestown
August 18

    Fargo
    August 21

 

Dickinson
August 13 

 

Devils Lake
August 19

 

 

About Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota
BCBSND is a member-owned, not-for-profit independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. As North Dakota's largest provider of health care coverage, BCBSND is taking BOLD steps to collaborate with doctors, hospitals, clinics and members to ensure affordable access to quality health care in the state. To learn more about BCBSND, visit www.BCBSND.com.

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