As more stimulus funding from Washington flows into the U.S. economy, Nevada-based businesses shut out of the original program have another chance at receiving funding.
Virtual care providers continue to be a bright spot in the struggling economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hospitals, businesses and insurers are calling on Congress to take action to protect health insurance coverage as the coronavirus pummels the economy.
U.S. Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has distributed $74,478,095 to 53 health care providers across the state of Nevada. The money is to address costs associated with the coronavirus pandemic.
Frustrated people have been calling the IRS and congressional offices, seeking an update about their delayed coronavirus relief checks. In Nevada, lawmakers report multiple calls every day from people with difficulty navigating the Internal Revenue Service website, or in some cases receiving only partial payments for money they are eligible to receive for dependents.
Those looking for unemployment insurance benefits should watch out for illegitimate websites, according to a release from the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation.
Those gains, however, could be short term, depending on how quickly the coronavirus outbreak subsides and healthcare business begins to return to something close to normal.
Executives at Cigna, the health insurance giant, have signaled to investors that the coronavirus pandemic isn’t hurting the company’s business and might actually be a boon.
The federal government owes health insurers $12 billion in payments from the ACA's risk corridors program, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled April 27, according to Politico.
Southern Nevada’s major hospitals plan to resume “medically necessary” elective surgeries and procedures Monday, according to a Nevada Hospital Association letter obtained by the Las Vegas Review-Journal.