Affordable Care Act
The Silver State Health Exchange has fired Xerox and will adapt a new exchange next year.
Among the troubles with the federal government’s health overhaul, the hunt for a health plan that would cover a particular drug or a favorite doctor proved frustrating for many consumers navigating the new insurance exchanges.
Numerous mistakes were found in an audit of Nevada health exchange files, earning Xerox a ‘fail’ in a number of categories.
A Nevada resident mistakenly received multiple Medicaid cards for himself and his son months after his information was automatically forwarded to state welfare services through the Nevada Health Link website – a mistake made worse because he never even completed enrollment.
Over half of new Medicaid recipients in Nevada have come on to the rolls under the Affordable Care Act
Just days after the deadline to enroll for insurance coverage through Nevada Health Link, the first class-action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of residents who say they signed up and paid their premiums – but were never given coverage.
As supporters of the federal health care reforms push for final signups, a handful of states are trying to press the reset button.
The board created an additional 60-day open enrollment after numerous start-up glitches
Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.
Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.