ND lawmakers working on bill to cover pre-existing conditions if ACA overturned
As the Affordable Care Act moves through federal courts, North Dakota lawmakers are already preparing to keep some of the parts they support.
The Interim Health Care Committee is working on a bill guaranteeing coverage for people with pre-existing conditions. Committee chairman George Keiser says the bill has bipartisan support and support from the insurance companies.
“If you have pre-existing conditions, there will be no change. You will have coverage whether you switch plans or if your current plan should rewrite some of the provisions,” said Keiser.
Keiser says regardless of what happens at the federal level, this bill is the right thing to do.
Sanford Health Plan President John Snyder said in a statement Friday:
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota spokesperson Andrea Dinneen said in a statement:
Medica spokesman Greg Bury said in a statement: