Health Care

heller and rosen

Rosen pounces on Heller vote to protect “junk” insurance plans

Nevada Sen. Dean Heller and fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate killed a measure to block a recent Trump administration rule to expand short-term...
SNAP and Medicaid around here

Medicaid mental health service gets a reprieve

  Nevada Medicaid will rescind plans to limit mental health services it put in place last month. Facing a $56 million deficit this year, Nevada Medicaid...
primary care

New SNHD services help, can’t fix primary care crisis

More than two-thirds of Nevadans live in a federally designated Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Area. "That's about 67 percent of the state experiencing a...
or elminating it as the case may be

A day without the ACA…

Opponents to Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court are genuinely, and not unreasonably, concerned that the court could ultimately overturn the Affordable Care...
fastest growing job

Workers caring for Americans don’t earn enough to care for families

Helping elderly and disabled Americans retain their independence and avoid nursing home care is getting more challenging, thanks to the low-pay and unpredictable working...
kavanaugh helller

Guest op-ed: A vote for Kavanaugh is a vote against health care

Since the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, 294,000 Nevadans have gained coverage, the uninsured rate has fallen 45.6% in Nevada and medical bankruptcies...
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Trump rule could test Laxalt’s commitment to sex assault victims

Nevada gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt is refusing to say whether he supports a Trump administration effort to expand the sale of short term insurance...
top cat

Nevada faces $56 million Medicaid deficit this year

Nevada Medicaid officials plan to ask lawmakers for a special appropriation to fill a deficit caused in part by an increase in health and...
Laxalt primary night

Michigan: Oops, didn’t mean to sign Nevada on to anti-abortion brief

On Wednesday the Current reported that Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt signed on to a multi-state amicus brief supporting an Ohio law that prohibits...
Fiore at back-to-school event

Fiore on vaccines: “If you think about it, it’s still a gamble”

When classes begin at Clark County School District on Monday, approximately 5,000 of its students will be missing at least one of the 11...

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