DaVita, in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing last week, indicated that while Optum will continue with its planned purchase of DaVita, it will carve out the Nevada clinics, helping reduce the price of its purchase to $4.34 billion.
Plans offered on the state’s health insurance exchange are expected to climb an average of 1.9 percent, while off-exchange plans will see an average 3.1 percent rate increase, the state’s Division of Insurance announced Tuesday.
Personal and protected health information, including names, addresses, dates of birth and death and insurance information could have been leaked.
Five months after an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease was reported at the Rio, the number of confirmed cases of the pneumonia-like bacterial illness among guests has risen to seven, with 29 more cases suspected, the Southern Nevada Health District said Tuesday.
As other companies pull out of the insurance marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act, Centene is expanding its participation in Nevada and other states in 2018.
Businesswoman Elaine Wynn plans to donate $1 million to Planned Parenthood amid calls by Republican leaders in the U.S. Congress to “defund” the organization.
The board of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange received fresh statistics on new members that have signed up so far in a 60-day special enrollment session that began April 1.
Final numbers from the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange show a flurry of private plan selections in the last days of open enrollment. The exchange’s Nevada Health Link reported that 41,823 Nevadans had chosen a qualified health plan as of Tuesday.