Affordable Care Act

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Mitch Kelly
May 15, 2020 - 5:38 am
Nevadans have until the end of today to enroll in a Qualified Health Plan through Nevada Health Link, the online health insurance marketplace operated by the state agency, the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, which announced an Exceptional Circumstance Special Enrollment Period (SEP) in...
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Mitch Kelly
October 10, 2019 - 7:03 am
The number of uninsured Americans went up last year for the first time since the Affordable Care Act was enacted, and a new survey on who's uninsured (and where) scores both Las Vegas and Nevada on the low end.
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May 23, 2019 - 3:26 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - Nevada's uninsured rate for women of childbearing age dropped 13 percentage points after Medicaid expansion, according to a new report from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. Nevada is making major progress reducing the ranks of the uninsured, with...
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May 20, 2019 - 1:38 pm
LAS VEGAS, NV – On Sunday, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) held a roundtable discussion with members of Nevada’s Asian American and Pacific Islander community, following the grand opening of the newly expanded Asian Community Development Council Center in Las Vegas. Senator Rosen spoke on a range...
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March 26, 2019 - 3:30 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford joined a coalition of 21 attorneys general in filing an opening brief in Texas v. U.S., defending the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the healthcare of tens of millions of Americans. The brief, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
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February 14, 2019 - 4:13 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - On Thursday, Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford applauded a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s order granting Nevada’s motion to intervene in a federal lawsuit regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The motion, filed earlier this month, asked the Court to allow...
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Steve Sisolak
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December 14, 2018 - 1:27 pm
Nevada Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak is urging people to sign up for health insurance before a Saturday midnight deadline and says a new commission he's forming will explore whether Nevada should join other states to strengthen the Affordable Care Act by requiring all state residents to have insurance...
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December 12, 2018 - 10:49 am
Trump administration changes and Nevada's lower unemployment rate may be the cause of lagging enrollment this year in Nevada's online health insurance marketplace, which closes on Saturday.
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November 30, 2018 - 1:21 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - Nevada has taken a big turn for the worse when it comes to the number of uninsured children, with numbers going up for the first time in almost a decade. Almost a decade's worth of progress on getting Nevada's children insured has come to a screeching halt and has even...
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July 20, 2018 - 11:16 am
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - The Nevada Department of Insurance this week said 2019 health insurance rate increases will be the lowest since 2014. But some are convinced that the state is still feeling the impact of Trump administration policies to weaken the Affordable Care Act programs. The Nevada...
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