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According to the Washington Post, the White House intends to find a way for the courts to put any ruling on hold in regards to the lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In fact, should the lawsuit make ...

North Dakota Senator Kevin Cramer admits to Politico he has no idea what will happen to health care protections if the lawsuit he supports succeeds and the entire ACA is thrown out. North Dakota was added to the lawsuit in ...

On May 1st, the Trump administration joined Republican-led states, including North Dakota, in asking a federal appeals court to entirely overturn the Affordable Care Act. Medicaid Expansion, gone. Payments for low-income individuals, gone. Federal protections for preexisting conditions, gone. North ...

Late Friday afternoon, a federal judge in Texas ruled the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. The ruling came the day before the enrollment deadline and after years of chipping away at the law from the Trump administration. What ultimately set this ...

Yesterday NDGOP candidates and officials attempted to “set the record straight” on their actions regarding health care. The attempt took place at a press conference in Bismarck. Reading the reports from journalists in attendance, there were quite a few misleading ...

If Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem and Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread are successful in their lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act, what does it mean for North Dakota’s Medicaid Expansion? It seems that unless an act of Congress were to follow, ...

Following last week’s acknowledgment from Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread that he had “assisted” Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem in the latest health care lawsuit, I submitted an open record request. I wanted to see what kind of assistance the Insurance Department ...

It seems history continues to be left out of reports and statements supporting the latest attempt to overturn the Affordable Care Act. With the increasing talk of state flexibility, we must point out what the North Dakota Legislature rejected in ...

In an unusual Saturday announcement, the Trump Administration took another swipe at the Affordable Care Act that is expected to increase premiums on middle-class consumers. The move would freeze protection payments to insurers with “sicker patients” from financial loss. Those ...

Late last night President Trump, in his continued attempt to undermine insurance markets, decided to end the cost-sharing reductions (CSR) to insurance companies. The subsidies are to help low-income consumers with out-of-pocket costs. The late-night decision to destabilize markets comes down ...