Nevada

Lowering Drug Costs: Transparency Legislation Sets Off Flurry of New State Approaches

Responding to rapidly rising drug costs, 30 states across the country have drafted more than 60 drug price transparency bills designed to: Identify the costs that contribute to drug manufacturer expenses and list prices And unveil the often opaque business practices of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). In addition to promoting pricing transparency, as of early […]

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  • Federal Support: Nevada has received a planning grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop a state plan amendment to implement Section 2703 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), establishing health homes for Medicaid enrollees with chronic conditions. To learn more about Section 2703 Health Homes, visit the CMS Health Homes […]

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    April 1, 2014 | Filed under: Nevada
  • In Nevada: Physical health services are delivered through managed care organizations (MCOs) and on a fee-for-service basis.  The MCO program operates only in Clark County (Las Vegas) and urban Washoe County (Reno).  In these areas children and adults who qualify for Medicaid because they belong to an income-eligible family are required to enroll into one […]

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    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: Nevada
  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Nevada 2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Nevada 2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Nevada 2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Nevada Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Nevada NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Nevada operates a combination CHIP program, […]

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    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: Nevada
  • NASHP’s Accountable Care Activity map is a work in progress; state activity pages will be launched in waves throughout Fall 2012.   At this time, we have no information on accountable care activity that meets the following criteria: (1) Medicaid or CHIP agency participation (not necessarily leadership); (2) explicitly intended to advance accountable or integrated […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Nevada
  • No HIE Strategic Plan available yet.

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    April 5, 2010 | Filed under: Nevada
  • The Nevada State Health Division is responsible for maintaining the Sentinel Events Registry through its Bureau of Health Planning and Statistics.  Assembly Bill 1 (AB1) was passed during the 2002 18th Special Legislative Session, and mandatory reporting of sentinel events was incorporated into Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 439.800-890 and Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 439.900-920.   […]

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    March 17, 2009 | Filed under: Nevada