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Uninsured rate for Nevada women drops 13% since ACA

The rate of uninsured women in Nevada decreased by 13 percent after the state expanded Medicaid, according to a new report by the Georgetown...

While other states backtrack on abortion rights, Nevada pushes forward

On Tuesday, pro-abortion rights advocates held rallies and protests across the country in response to restrictive abortion laws passed in several states, most recently...
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Ford joins coalition suing Trump over rule mixing religion and health care

Nevada has joined a coalition of 23 cities, states and municipalities in a lawsuit against a rule issued by the Trump Administration they believe...
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Nevada congressional districts included in pro-ACA digital ad campaign

The national Affordable Care Act advocacy group Protect Our Care last week launched a seven-figure advertising campaign aimed at protecting 20 Democratic members of...
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Sisolak signs bill to rein in “surprise billing”

Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a bill into law Wednesday that would clamp down on "surprise billing," a practice that allows out-of-network health care providers...
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Clark County at high risk for measles outbreak, researchers say

Clark County is one of the counties in the United States most at risk of a measles outbreak, according to a new report by...
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Nevadans spar over bill to update “antiquated” abortion laws

While several states across the nation have enacted laws and taken other measures to restrict access to abortion, Nevada lawmakers are working to safeguard...
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Nurses, health care workers push for better protections from violence

One morning, the upset husband of a patient told a Las Vegas nurse he was going to bring his gun to the hospital at...
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Sisolak signs legislation to create Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Gov. Steve Sisolak signed legislation to create the first statewide Maternal Mortality Review Committee.Assembly Bill 169, sponsored by Democratic Assemblywoman Daniele Monroe-Moreno, would...
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Congress eyes Nevada’s plan to combat soaring drug prices

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Congress is taking a page out of Nevada’s playbook in the effort to tamp down rising prescription drug prices.A...

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