Deadline is approaching to purchase health coverage through Nevada Health Link
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – The deadline to register for health plans via NevadaHealthLink.com is a little over a week away.
Open registration closes January 15 at 11:59 PM. Coverage begins February 1.
More than 41,000 people have registered so far, state officials say. Over 15,500 of those people were brand new to coverage.
Nevada’s uninsured rate is currently around 11%. But you can find affordable coverage on the NevadaHealthLink.com website, which is operated by the Silver State Health Exchange, Nevada’s online marketplace that connects individuals to affordable medical and dental coverage.
Free registration assistance offered on NevadaHealthLink.com can help consumers choose their plans, compare prices and answer questions about their health coverage needs. Registration assistance is available in person and by phone. This year, the customer satisfaction survey of call centers obtains a score of 94%.
Before signing up, consumers can also check if they qualify for federal tax credits, which will lower the cost of monthly premiums.
“As the current public health emergency continues to evolve, it is crucial that every Nevadan has access to affordable, quality health insurance coverage to avoid financial ruin in the event of an emergency,” said Janel Davis , communications manager for Silver State Health Insurance. Exchange. “For those who do not have health insurance, we strongly encourage you to visit NevadaHealthLink.com to connect with a certified enrollment assistant to help you find a plan that fits your budget and health needs.