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Optum drops Nevada clinics from DaVita buyout amid antitrust scrutiny

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.

Small hikes likely for Nevada health insurance plans in 2019

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.

7 cases of Legionnaires’ disease tied to Las Vegas’ Rio hotel

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.

Apple maps app becomes more useful for travelers in Nevada

Apple users will now be able to use the app to view transit options for for Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Las Vegas and Henderson, the company confirmed on Wednesday to the Review-Journal.

Centene to offer health coverage through Nevada exchange

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.