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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. 

Gallup: Nevada, U.S. Uninsured Rate Drops After Obamacare Rollout

Nevada saw a reduction in its rate of uninsured residents last year following the implementation of a controversial health law.

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Insurance Industry May Find Spot on Nevada Health Exchange Board

The Silver State Exchange, the agency tasked with governing the state's subsidized health insurance marketplace, is pushing for overhauls that could give the insurance industry a seat on its board and cement the federal government's increasing control over the agency.

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More Than 72,000 Nevadans Sign Up for Health Insurance Through Exchange

Open enrollment for government-subisized health insurance ended with 72,127 Nevada residents selecting a plan or re-enrolling, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced today.

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Nevada Health Exchange Names New Chief Operating Officer

The Silver State Health Insurance Exchange announced today that a current staff member will become its next chief operating officer.

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Agency Reports 56,421 Nevadans Sign Up for Health Insurance

The number of consumers enrolled in health insurance through the state exchange has continued to grow.

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Government Closer to Goal of 9.1M Enrolled Under Health Law

The Obama administration is moving closer to its goal of 9.1 million people signed up for private coverage under the president's health care law.

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Tax Preparers Brace to be Bearers of Bad Health Law News

Are you thinking about tax day yet? Your friendly neighborhood tax preparer is. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen declared this tax season one of the most complicated ever, and tax preparers from coast to coast are trying to get ready for the first year that the Affordable Care Act will show up on your tax form.

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GOP Vows to Repeal and Replace ObamaCare

Republicans vowed to repeal and replace ObamaCare following President Obama's State of the Union address, a speech that repeatedly touted the successes of the healthcare law.

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By End of December 40,000 Nevadans Chose Plans Through

More than 40,000 Nevadans selected health insurance plans through the federal marketplace during the first month of the recent enrollment period — an increase from the number who signed up for through the problem-plagued state-run exchange during its initial period.

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Nevada Health Link Update

The state's health insurance exchange reported its first sign-up numbers this morning.

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