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Newsom Tells Calif. To Not Expect ‘Mass Availability’ Of Vaccine Until 2021

October 20, 2020

California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday under the best-case scenario, an extremely limited supply of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by the Food and Drug Administration will be available by November or December, countering President Donald Trump's repeated assurance to the American people that a vaccine could be widely available before the year's end. Read More

Hospitals Could See 10% Drop In Admissions In 2020: KFF

October 20, 2020

While the overall number of admissions in U.S. hospitals has rebounded since historic lows experienced early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, it hasn't been enough to make up for the overall loss in business, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation analysis. Read More

Wildfire Smoke In US Exposes Millions To Hazardous Pollution

October 20, 2020

Wildfires churning out dense plumes of smoke as they scorch huge swaths of the U.S. West Coast have exposed millions of people to hazardous pollution levels, causing emergency room visits to spike and potentially thousands of deaths among the elderly and infirm, according to an Associated Press analysis of pollution data and interviews with physicians, health authorities and researchers. Read More

Exchange Approves 4.2% Increase In Rates For 2021

October 15, 2020

The Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, which connects Nevadans to qualified health plans through Nevada Health Link, announced the approved exchange health insurance rates for Plan Year 2021 at an increase of 4.2 percent. Read More

Friday Health Plans Joins Nevada Insurance Market

October 15, 2020

Friday Health Plans, a health insurance carrier based out of Denver, Colorado, announces its expansion to Nevada, bringing to the Silver State a diverse product portfolio on Nevada Health Link, the online marketplace that sells qualified, affordable health plans compliant with the Affordable Care Act. Read More