Month: May 2020
Nevada’s state-run health insurance marketplace added more than 6,000 people during a two-month window for those who lacked coverage but had not signed up during open enrollment last fall, officials said Tuesday.
More of Nevada’s daily routines will return Friday, with limits, as Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Tuesday night the further easing of COVID-19 restrictions, including gatherings for church services and the reopening of more businesses, such as bars and health facilities.
When Las Vegas casinos reopen, the region’s health care infrastructure will be able to handle any potential spikes in COVID-19 cases, University Medical Center CEO Mason VanHouweling said.
A federal agency has awarded $89.9 million to Nevada to enhance COVID-19 testing and contact tracing.
The White House is renewing a push to end “surprise” medical bills — possibly as part of the next coronavirus rescue package — in a bid to deliver on protecting insured patients from sometimes staggering costs of emergency or out-of-network care.
Launching a public option on the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) exchanges could lower premiums but isn’t likely to make a significant dent in the number of people without insurance, a new study shows.
A new system automates notifications for people who have been in close contact with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Clark County, Nevada
A New Poll Shows One In 5 People Would Refuse A COVID-19 Vaccine As Companies Race To Create One
A new AP-NORC poll published Wednesday revealed about one in five people would refuse a coronavirus vaccine, and only about half of Americans would get the vaccination, as scientists race to create one.
Clark County recorded 44 additional COVID-19 cases and no new deaths over the preceding day as the hospitalization rate from the disease caused by the new coronavirus continued to decline, according to data posted Tuesday.
More than 1,200 coronavirus tests were administered Wednesday during the first day of operations at the new community-based site at UNLV, although lines were “backed up” because many patients arrived without appointments, a Clark County spokeswoman said.