Nevada Watch Posts

Centene to Enter Nevada Exchanges in 2018

June 22, 2017

Centene Corp, one of the largest players in the Obamacare individual insurance market, said on Tuesday it would expand into three new states in 2018, despite uncertainty over the future of the legislation under President Donald Trump's administration. Read More

Nevada Takes on PBMs and Pharma in Broad Drug-Pricing Transparency Bill

June 8, 2017

A Nevada drug-pricing bill that targeted diabetes drugmakers didn’t make it past the governor’s veto pen, but state lawmakers renewed their efforts with a new bill that not only zeroes in on pharma, but pharmacy benefit managers, too. And this time, the governor is more supportive, according to one report. Read More

Nevada Legislature Passes Medicaid for All

June 8, 2017

There are still many hurdles to go before the bill would become a reality — namely, Gov. Brian Sandoval. Sandoval has supported Medicaid expansion, but hasn't said whether he will sign the bill. There are also plenty of outstanding questions, such as the plan design and plan costs. Read More

Aetna Exiting All ACA Insurance Marketplaces in 2018

May 11, 2017

Aetna will complete its withdrawal from Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges for 2018, announcing on Wednesday that lingering financial losses and uncertainty about the marketplaces’ future was prompting it to exit two final states. Read More