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Subcontractor claims N.D. Blue Cross Blue Shield subsidiary ‘financially distressed’


FARGO – North Dakota insurance regulators are keeping an eye on a potentially costly legal dispute involving a subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota.

In a recent quarterly statement, Noridian Mutual Insurance Co., which does business as Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, disclosed that an unidentified wholly owned subsidiary faces projected losses of $17.8 million.

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Patrick Springer
Patrick Springer first joined the reporting staff of The Forum in 1985. He can be reached by calling 701-241-5522. Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to