Tag Archives: Nevada

  • How States Can Avoid Dormant Commerce Clause Legal Challenges When Regulating Drug Costs

    New state laws designed to control the costs of brand-name and generic prescription drugs often face legal challenges from the pharmaceutical industry. These lawsuits can vary depending on the individual state law, but recent industry lawsuits analyzed by the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) share a common legal thread – drug manufacturers and […]

  • 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 […]

    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 […]

    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, […]

    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 […]

    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Nevada
  • Download the slides (PDF) The special behavioral health needs of older adults are a growing concern for state Medicaid programs. In meeting this challenge, states are frequently turning to existing state Medicaid options to provide cost effective, specialized services and supports for older adults with behavioral health needs. On this webinar, funded by the Substance […]

    May 23, 2011 | Filed under: Behavioral Health, Medicaid, Webinars
  • No HIE Strategic Plan available yet.

    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.   […]

    March 17, 2009 | Filed under: Nevada