Nevada Health Link
Switching to a federally supported health exchange will take time and add confusion for Nevada consumers.
The Silver State Health Exchange has fired Xerox and will adapt a new exchange next year.
The board overseeing Nevada’s troubled health insurance exchange wants an analysis on costs, funding and feasibility before deciding whether to keep Xerox as the operator or plot a different course.
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.
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.
Today is the last day Nevadans can enroll for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
As supporters of the federal health care reforms push for final signups, a handful of states are trying to press the reset button.
The health exchange board names an interim director, and recommends the exchange allow Xerox to stay on the project but that state technology staff will provide in-house support.
More Nevadans signing up
The Spanish-language enrollment portal on Nevada’s health insurance exchange is being delayed another few days as problems are worked out.