More Plans, Carriers, Savings Available During Open Enrollment

Open enrollment began Monday on, the online health insurance marketplace operated by the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, which connects Nevadans to affordable health and dental plans.

For Plan Year 2022, residents can shop 126 qualified health plans.

This open enrollment period, Nevada Health Link is partnering with seven insurance carriers, two of which are new to the exchange.

Returning carriers include Health Plan of Nevada, SilverSummit, Anthem HMO Nevada, SelectHealth and Friday Health Plans. Aetna Health and Hometown Health Plan are new.

Consumers can also explore 20 qualified dental plans among six dental carriers.

Nevada Health Link also partners with VSP to offer vision plans.

Qualified health plans are available in all counties across the state and tax credits are available to help lower the costs of monthly premiums.

“The passing of the American Rescue Plan Act allows Nevadans to continue to receive increased subsidies when they enroll in health insurance plans through Nevada Health Link,” said Silver State Health Insurance Exchange’s Executive Director Heather Korbulic. “Additionally, is the only place consumers can access federal financial assistance (subsidies) to help offset the costs of insurance. In fact, 90% of applicants who purchase a plan through the exchange are eligible for financial assistance.”

Health plans offered through are ideal for residents who do not have employer-sponsored health insurance, including the self-employed and gig workers; those who are not receiving or do not qualify for Medicare or Medicaid; new Nevada residents; or anyone seeking comprehensive, affordable health care coverage.

“Every eligible Nevadan, including healthy Nevadans, should be covered by health insurance to protect their health and to avoid financial ruin in case of an emergency health situation,” Gov. Steve Sisolak said. “The Open Enrollment Period is the best time, and one of the only times, for Nevadans to explore and shop plans through Nevada Health Link. Even Nevadans who are already insured with a plan through Nevada Health Link should consider looking at the new plan options. Nevadans might find there are new plans offered that better suit their needs.”

Residents can shop, explore and compare plans on, as well as request free enrollment assistance with hundreds of certified brokers as well as Certified Enrollment Counselors, located throughout the state.

Available in multiple languages, enrollment professionals are available in person and over the phone to help consumers discover plans that best fit their needs and answer questions from consumers. For assistance, call the 800-547-2927 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m weekdays.

The open enrollment period runs through Jan. 15, 2022. Those who enroll by 11:59 p.m. on December 31, 2021, will have health insurance coverage effective January 1, 2022; those who enroll between January 1 and January 15 will have coverage effective February 1, 2022.


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