North Dakota has been relatively inactive in recent legislative sessions in regard to legislation on healthcare transparency, costs, or markets. For a complete listing of health related statutes visit the State Health Practice Database for Research.

The State Database

The Source tracks state activities impacting healthcare price and competition in both legislation and litigation in a searchable database to help stakeholders at the state level understand their legal and regulatory environment as they make efforts to improve access, quality, and efficiency, and reduce costs in healthcare. We currently cover bills from 2017-2019 and key statutes from each state. Search the database for specific bills, statutes or cases by using keyword, key issue category, and/or jurisdiction.

*Note: 2019 legislative session updates are currently in progress. Check back weekly for updates. 

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Additional Resources


North Dakota’s current legislative session runs from 1/3/2019 – 4/26/2019.

2019-2021 BUDGET

By the close of each regular legislative session, the Legislative Assembly approves North Dakota’s biennial budget, which takes effect on July 1 of that year and ends on June 30 of the following odd-numbered year. North Dakota enacted its biennial budget during the 2019 Legislative session. To view North Dakota’s Department of Health 2019-2021 spending, visit page 157 here.