North Dakotans are at risk of losing coverage for Pre-existing Conditions

Please click here to read this critically important report of our current healthcare statistics in North Dakota.  North Dakota Rural Health Report 718   Please share with your fellow citizens.

“The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the opportunity it created to expand Medicaid have been crucial in supporting access to health care in rural communities. However, continuous efforts over the past year by many Members of Congress and the Administration to roll back key provisions has reversed many of these gains. Premiums have increased, affordable coverage for people with pre-existing health problems like cancer and diabetes is directly threatened and key components of the rural health care system, including financial viability of rural hospitals is compromised.”

Click here to read about Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem joining North Dakota in a lawsuit to deny coverage for preexisting conditions

“FARGO—Democratic U.S. House candidate Mac Schneider said North Dakota’s participation in a lawsuit that seeks to overturn the Affordable Care Act would hurt thousands of people whose medical conditions mean they can’t get affordable health coverage.

Schneider called on Wayne Stenehjem, the North Dakota attorney general, to drop out of the lawsuit, which threatens a law the Democrat said includes protections that are highly popular, such as allowing children to stay on their parents’ health plan until the age of 26 and not allowing insurers to deny coverage for preexisting health conditions.”