Department of Health and Human Services

NDSU And Essentia To Provide Nurse Practitioners To Rural Clinics Thanks To $1.5 Million Grant

The first group of NDSU newly graduated family nurse practitioners will begin their residency in the fall

FARGO, ND — A federally-funded grant award over the next four years will allow NDSU and Essentia Health to provide a doctor of nursing practice residency program to serve rural clinics. The first group of NDSU newly graduated family nurse practitioners will begin their residency in the fall. You do not need to be an NDSU graduate to take part…

Federal Law Requires Hospitals to Post Prices Online

The Department of Health and Human Services enforced the law as of Jan. 1 to "promote transparency" between hospitals and their consumers

FARGO, N.D. —┬áThe Department of Health and Human Services started enforcing a federal law on January 1 in order to reduce the “challenges that exist for patients due to insufficient price transparency.” While it may be promoting that hospitals be more clear with patients about pricing, it’s also creating some confusion on both ends. “It’s very nondescript as far as…