Nevada Division of Insurance releases initial details on proposed plans, which will be available only in Clark, Nye and Washoe Counties.
The United States is in the midst of what some worry is a baby crisis. The number of women giving birth has been declining for years and just hit a historic low. If the trend continues, the country could face economic and cultural turmoil.
U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., said Thursday she’s co-sponsoring a bill intended to address health insurance problems such as the ones Nevada faces in many rural counties.
Clark County-run hospital gained its financial footing when Gov. Sandoval used the federal program to provide health insurance to 210,000 Nevadans.
A central figure in the Senate effort to repeal and replace Obamacare — Republican Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada — said Wednesday that he does not see a compromise on that legislation that could muster a GOP consensus by week’s end.
Health care legislation before the U.S. Senate could cost Nevada half its federal Medicaid funding and leave one-quarter of the state’s adult residents under 65 without health insurance, according to a new analysis.
The Silver State Health Exchange has no carriers lined up for 2018 that are willing to offer insurance to Nevadans in 14 rural counties, state officials said Thursday.
Forty-five percent of state residents favor the Affordable Care Act, popularly referred to as Obamacare, while 37 percent think it’s a bad idea.
Not all the costs of giving hospice care can be marked in dollars. The nurses and caregivers experience emotional ones, too. “It takes a special kind of person to do this,” said Dr. Christine Estrada, medical director at Nathan Adelson Hospice. “They have to be compassionate … When they report for team meetings, you can see how much their hearts are in it.”
Senate Republicans were barreling ahead Monday for a showdown vote on a health care reform bill despite independent analysis that showed the GOP plan would leave 22 million uninsured.