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.
DHHS Distributes More Than $43M To Support Behavioral Health Needs Throughout Nevada
The Department of Health and Human Services announces the distribution of more than $43 million to support behavioral health needs throughout Nevada, the group announced Friday.
The family of a Las Vegas man who was denied health insurance coverage for a specific type of lung cancer treatment, then later died, has won a $200 million civil verdict against his health insurance provider, according to court records.
Northern Nevada Sierra Medical Center officially opened Monday morning and is now accepting patients, the hospital announced.
Second COVID-19 booster doses are now available for people 50 and older and people 12 and older who are immunocompromised at Southern Nevada Health District vaccination clinics, officials said.
Dr. Malinda Southard, a Carson City chiropractor and health preparedness official for the state, is the new executive director of Nevada’s Patient Protection Commission, a legislatively-created board charged with improving the delivery and cost of healthcare in the state.
Ryan High has been named the new director of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange. He has been the exchange’s chief operations officer since 2016, overseeing the exchange’s online marketplace, Nevada Health Link.
On the first day of a new COVID-19 reporting system, Clark County reported a decline in most major metrics.
The Southern Nevada Health District is looking into a data discrepancy that shows Clark County in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “high” transmission tier, a health official said Wednesday. CDC data showed the county in the highest transmission tier on Tuesday because it had a case rate over 100 per 100,000 people. Cassius ...
Nevada is moving ahead with joining a multi-state consortium for prescription drug purchasing that could help Nevadans save on generic and brand name drugs.
The Southern Nevada Health District is looking into a data discrepancy that shows Clark County in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “high” transmission tier, a health official said Wednesday.