Tag: nevada health insurance

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Health Insurance Exchange & Reform Updates

Congress returns from a two-week recess Monday, and the federal budget is again expected to quickly become the focus of attention. Just prior to recess, the House passed a budget resolution that proposes to cut the deficit with significant changes to Medicare and Medicare. The latter would essentially be transformed […]

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Nevada Health Insurance Exchange

Legislation to create the Silver State Nevada Health Insurance Exchange was introduced last week on the last day for bill introductions and has been referred to the Committee on Commerce, Labor, and Energy. No hearing has been scheduled. The bill contains the basic framework and governance structure for the health […]

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Nevada Health Insurance Exchange

The Nevada Division of Health Care Financing and Policy (DHCFP) has scheduled another set of public meetings to discuss the purpose and general requirements of a Nevada health insurance exchange, Earlier this month, DHCFP held a set of public meetings that focused on outreach, education and enrollment to establish a […]

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Nevada Health Insurance No High Risk Pool

In Nevada health insurance, an April 29 letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Governor Jim Gibbons estimated that the $61 million his state would receive to implement a high-risk pool under the federal health care reform law would be grossly inadequate; serving roughly 2,900 of the 100,000 people who may […]

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This Week In Health Care Reform

As lawmakers returned to Washington this week, Republicans affirmed their commitment to repealing the health care reform legislation, while Democrats continued to campaign on the health care reform law’s merits. Meanwhile, President Obama stepped up his efforts to energize his core supporters by capitalizing on health care reform. Health Care […]

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Nevada Health Insurance Freedom

Nevada‚Äôs attorney general has been directed by Governor Jim Gibbons to sue the federal government. This issue at hand is Nevada health insurance reform. Thirteen other states are taking the same actions. The problem is that the state simply cannot afford to provide Nevada health insurance to every resident. This […]

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Free medical clinic opens in Nevada

Heading the effort is obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. Florence Jameson, who grew up in a family with no Nevada health insurance. Two years ago she started mobilizing the medical community to start a free clinic and her success appears unprecedented in Clark County. The clinic is in Paradise Park, near […]