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North Dakota State Ambassador Needed
Interested in learning about the State Ambassador Program and how to apply?Click Here 

What's Happening Now?

RAN_Megephone_RGBWould you like to volunteer to assist in hosting a local community awareness event? Do you have an opportunity for North Dakota’s Rare Action Network to attend your event? Contact the NORD Rare Action team today and learn more. Please check back regularly for news of upcoming events and activities in North Dakota.

In order to make meaningful change in the lives of rare disease patients and their families in the state of North Dakota, we need you! Become active with the Rare Action Network by joining and utilizing the resources available on this website to take action and create change.

State Report Card

This Report Card serves as an evaluation of the state progress in implementing policies pertinent to the rare disease community. With it, NORD hopes to provide a road map for the rare disease community of where each state can improve and, ultimately, push forward the discussion on rare disease public policy.

ND State Report Card (2016)
Medical Foods 70%
Prescription Drug Cost Sharing 0%
Medicaid/CHIP Eligibility 68%
Newborn Screening: RUSP Secondary Conditions 88%
Biosimilar Prescriber Communication 100%
Step-Therapy Protection 0%

Scoring for State Policies

90%-100% = A

80%-89% = B

70%-79% = C

60%-69% = D

0%-59% = F

State Information

John Godfread, Commissioner

North Dakota Insurance Department State Capitol, Fifth Floor
600 E. Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505-0320


In order to get the issues that affect your life addressed, connect with your state representative by using the tool on our website.

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Email for Assistance:

State Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program

Consumer Assistance Center
1701 S. 12th St.
Bismarck, ND 58504

Consumer Assistance Program Email:
701-328-2440 or 800-247-0560

Kaiser State Exchange Profile
State Reforum State Profile
State Health Insurance Website


Medical Services Division North Dakota Department of Human Services
600 E Boulevard Ave, Dept 325
Bismarck, ND 58505-0250

Email for Assistance:
701-328-2321 or 1-800-755-2604

Medicaid Website
Eligibility Requirements
Medicaid Appeal Forms

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Children’s Health Coverage Resources

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