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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 or (701) 282-1847 to schedule an interview.

The employer workshops will be held:

August 11


August 14 


    Grand Forks
    August 20


August 12

August 18

    August 21


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

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