Featured news in this section focuses on Nevada, the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange (Nevada Health Link), the Nevada Division of Insurance (in the Department of Business and Industry), and actions by the state legislature affecting insurance brokers and clients.
The number of new COVID-19 cases continues to drop in Clark County, with Nevada among a handful of states with all of its counties experiencing low levels of the disease.
Her “most ambitious” bill idea, however, is focused on increasing the number of residencies and fellowships available to newly-graduated doctors and health care providers.
“Nevada continues to experience a rapid decline in the number of persons requiring hospitalization for respiratory viruses, including COVID‐19, flu and RSV,” the Nevada Hospital Association said in a weekly report Wednesday.
Open enrollment for health insurance plans in Nevada ends on Jan 15. It’s anticipated to be the largest enrollment for plans offered under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the state’s history, a development that is happening nationwide.
These States Tried An Obamacare Public Option. It Hasn’t Worked As Planned.
A trio of Democratic Western states hailed passage of their public health insurance options as important steps toward finishing Obamacare’s work of providing universal health coverage. But an early look at Washington, Colorado and Nevada show their plans to provide more affordable coverage to hundreds of thousands of people aren’t working out as hoped. In ...
New COVID-19 cases in Clark County and statewide continued to increase this week but at a slower rate, while hospitalizations dipped, new state data shows.
After Congress Extends Subsidies, Officials Urge Nevadans To Get Health Insurance
State officials are urging Nevadans to take advantage of low-cost health insurance plans available on the marketplace created through Obamacare, touting a multi-year extension of government subsidies approved over the summer through the Inflation Reduction Act.
A dental insurance reform bill has been filed by Senator Heidi Seevers Gansert (R-Reno) to raise the requirement that insurance companies must spend on patient care. If passed, at least 80 percent of the money dental insurance companies collect from patients must be spent on dental care or patients get the difference back. This change ...
Nevada has fast-tracked its application process for a temporary nursing license in an effort to ease the current shortage of pediatric nurses, officials said this week. The Nevada State Board of Nursing can now issue a temporary Nevada license within a couple hours to a nurse already licensed in another state, executive director Cathy Dinauer ...
Cases of once-rare “superbug” Candida auris have climbed to 600 in Southern Nevada, with more than one-third identified at just two hospitals.