• June 2019

Legislative recap

Another North Dakota legislative session wrapped up April 26 with action on 984 bills, 635 of which passed.

Bills that affect the North Dakota health insurance landscape include:

  • Re-authorization of Medicaid Expansion
  • Passage of a reinsurance pool that is intended to help reduce premiums in the individual market
  • Support for a set of behavioral health reform bills
  • Workforce enhancement funding

Legislative leaders are currently selecting key issues to study during the 2019-2020 interim. BCBSND leaders will be engaged in discussions impacting NDPERS and ND Medicaid RFPs, a health care and pharmacy cost study, the ethics commission, and much more.