During his contentious campaign to become Nevada governor, Joe Lombardo accused the Democratic incumbent of catering to the family of a donor and their lobbyist who helped an error-prone COVID-19 testing lab get licensed in the state.
Getting from place to place in Northern Nevada is often complicated by winter weather. It is even harder when you don’t — or can’t — drive
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Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra paid a visit to the Advanced Health Care of Reno nursing home just before Christmas to promote seniors getting vaccinated against COVID-19 and influenza as several major holidays quickly approached.
The marketplace set a record number of 101,000 enrollees in 2022, a 25 percent increase compared to 2021. National leaders are also working on “closing the gap” in health care after minority groups increased enrollment into the health care marketplace this year.
As federal funding for COVID-19 vaccines dwindles, putting the commercialization of those vaccines in closer sight, public health officials are bracing for access issues, especially among underinsured and uninsured populations.
For infants who require advanced medical attention, the services are delivered, and in U.S. health care, billing follows. But for the smaller fraction of families whose children die, the burden can be too much to bear.
Nevada officials repeated that assessment, the report said, with one telling investigators that there was a “mindset” that “children need to go to residential” because of the lack of community services.
The law requires the public option plan or plans to be offered at a 5 percent markdown, with the goal of reducing the average premium costs of the plans by 15 percent over four years. They are also mandated to include a gold and silver plan.
As Republicans continue to hammer Gov. Steve Sisolak for a politically-connected COVID testing contractor that expanded in Nevada without proper licensing, state Sen. Scott Hammond (R-Las Vegas) is requesting a federal investigation into the matter.
For Sisolak and other state Democrats, facing the unfavorable midterm headwinds of President Joe Biden’s unpopularity and rising inflation, the issue of abortion access has opened an unexpected political opportunity.
In 2010, 2012 and 2015, similar statewide smoke-free plans for public colleges were proposed but did not succeed, partially because of a state law that required campuses to include at least one designated smoking area.