September 5, 2023
Nov. 1 is now officially Nevada Health Coverage Day after Gov. Joe Lombardo issued a proclamation Wednesday morning raising awareness about the importance of health insurance. Wednesday also marked the start of the 76-day open enrollment period for health or dental care plans through Nevada Health Link, the state’s health insurance marketplace created through the Affordable Care Act for Nevadans who are uninsured, do not qualify for Medicaid or Medicare, and are not getting coverage through their employer.
Pershing County shared a Heath Nurse with Humboldt County until she retired in 2022. That office located in the Annex building at 535 Western Ave now houses the Pershing County Office of the Central Nevada Health District (CNHD). CNHD can be called in Lovelock 8am - 5pm Monday through Friday at 775 273-6285 or in Fallon at 775 867-8181. The Pershing County website https://www.pershingcountynv.gov/ has a link to the CNHD website for convenience which also has a calendar of events.
CARSON CITY — As the redetermination process associated with the unwinding of the Public Health Emergency continues, Nevada Health Link, Nevada’s health insurance marketplace, is continuing to work diligently to streamline the enrollment process for individuals and households whose increased income no longer qualifies them for Medicaid coverage.