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Jessie Bekker

Jessie Bekker
Former health reporter

Jessie Bekker covered health for the Las Vegas Review-Journal from June 2017 to April 2019. A Milwaukee, Wisconsin native, she graduated from the University of Minnesota.

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Nevada lawmakers consider bill to keep kids on Medicaid

Legislators in Carson City heard an introduction on a bill Monday that would provide children covered under Medicaid with one year of uninterrupted coverage from the date of their enrollment in the case that they become ineligible — for example, through an increase in a parent’s income.

Utah college offering 2 new nursing programs in Las Vegas

Nightingale College said in a Monday news release that classes will begin May 6 for a 32-month, pre-licensure nursing program and a yearlong online, post-licensure program designed for those already working as registered nurses.