It may be the last week of American Heart Month, but one Nevada cardiovascular expert said it isn’t too late to prioritize heart health.
According to the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, all 17 counties across the state don’t have enough health-care professionals, including dentists.
Nevada received F’s in four out of the five public policies on which the American Lung Association grades states, according to the organization’s annual “State of Tobacco Control” report released Wednesday.
The Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, which oversees the virtual health care website, NevadaHealthLink.com under the Affordable Health Care Act, closed the 2023 fiscal year with over $11.5 million in cash reserves for the fiscal year 2024, and projects an annual cost-saving of 20% in the fiscal year 2024, according to the biannual Fiscal and Operational report released on December 31.
Nationally, a sharp uptick in emergency room visits and hospitalizations for covid-19, influenza, and respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, began in mid-December and appears to be gaining momentum.
As we find ourselves in a new year, Nevadans face a critical deadline: January 15, the last day to enroll in Nevada Health Link’s Open Enrollment Period for 2024 plans. Now is the time to act and ensure that you and your loved ones are safeguarded with the protection of health coverage.
Kaitlin Woolley, Cornell University & Paul Stillman, San Diego State University It’s a familiar start-of-the-year scene. You’ve committed to a healthier lifestyle and are determined that this time is going to be different. Your refrigerator is stocked with fruits and veggies, you’ve tossed out processed foods, and your workout routine is written in pen in your daily planner. Yet, …
Camalot Todd, Nevada CurrentNovember 7, 2023 In an ongoing battle to implement a public health care option in Nevada, an organization allied with the insurance and health care industries released a report Monday arguing the public option would exacerbate the state’s provider shortage and reduce access to care. An arm of Partnership for America’s Health Care …
Alex Gonzalez, Producer Thursday, November 2, 2023 A new report ranked Nevada 40th in the nation for the overall health and well-being of women of reproductive age and children. Like all states, Nevada has certain strengths but also faces its own set of unique challenges. According to the analysis by the United Health Foundation, maternal mortality rates …
Open enrollment starts Nov. 1 for the ACA’s federal and state exchanges. Consumers can go online, call, or seek help from a broker or other assister to learn their 2024 coverage options, calculate their potential subsidies, or change plans.