North Dakota Resources

This page has information specific to this state, including contact information for federal and state agencies, and some key information about laws and consumer protections.

To find financial assistance resources, please visit CancerFinances.org.

Click here for information about laws specific to North Dakota.



Federal Fair Employment Agency
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Reasonable Accommodations
Job Accommodation Network

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage & Hour Division

State Fair Employment Agency
North Dakota Department of Labor and Human Rights
701.328.2660 or 800.582.8032

Vocational Rehabilitation
North Dakota Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
701.328.8950 or 800.755.2745

More Employment Resources

Health Insurance

North Dakota Health Insurance Marketplace (a.k.a Exchange)

North Dakota Insurance Department
701.328.2440 or 800.247.0560

U.S. Department of Labor
Employee Benefits Security Administration

COBRA-North Dakota
North Dakota Insurance Department
701.328.2440 or 800.247.0560

More Health Insurance Resources

Medicaid Programs

Triage Cancer Guide to Medicaid Expansion

North Dakota Medicaid Program

State Medicaid Program for In-Home Care
Medicaid Waivers for Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS)

State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
North Dakota Healthy Steps

Find Health & Dental Coverage For Your Family

More Health Insurance Resources


Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
800.MEDICARE (633.4227)

Medicare & You

Medicare Assistance
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
The State Health Insurance Counseling Program (SHIC)

More Health Insurance Resources

Health Care Programs & Laws

Women’s Health & Cancer Rights Act (WHCRA)

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Sharing Medical Information with Family & Friends

Hill Burton Federally-Funded Health Centers

Federally Qualified Health Centers

Community Clinics

National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP)

Women’s Way: Breast & Cervical Cancer Treatment Program


Local transit systems may provide free or discounted rates for low-income individuals and families. Some cities also offer bus passes, vouchers for taxi or ride-sharing services, or shuttle services for patients traveling to cancer treatments.

Dial 211 for assistance.

Unemployment Resources

Unemployment Agency
Job Service North Dakota

Agency: Job Service North Dakota

Information and filing available here. Information on filing weekly certifications for benefits can be found here. Click here to see the current weekly benefit amount and the maximum length of benefits. Payment is available via direct deposit or debit card. Most claimants must register with their local workforce office and make at least four job search contacts per week while claiming benefits in order to maintain eligibility. There are helpful how-to videos on the main web page. There is a comprehensive guidebook available here. Customer service can be reached by contacting Job Service offices.

Updates related to North Dakota unemployment benefits and Covid-19

State Clinical Trials Law

The ACA requires that most, non-grandfathered, group health plans provide coverage for the routine costs when participating in clinical trials. Some states have more consumer protections. Click here for more information about clinical trials.

This state does not mandate insurers or HMOs doing business in state to cover routine patient costs associated with clinical trials.