Consider the following statistics about health care coverage in Nevada:
Total Nevada Residents - 2,571,149
Nevada uninsured residents - 18.05%
Total Nevada HMO enrollment - 513,135
Avg annual employee premium in NV employer-sponsored plan (after employer contrib): $863
Avg NV hospital cost per inpatient day (before insurance) - $1,875
Source data according to the Kaiser Family Foundation:
Health Insurance Coverage of the Total Population, states (2007-2008), U.S. (2008)
Total HMO Enrollment, July 2008
Average Single Premium per Enrolled Employee For Employer-Based Health Insurance, 2008
Hospital Adjusted Expenses per Inpatient Day, 2007
Looking to purchase Nevada health insurance? We offer a broad selection of Nevada health plans for individuals, families and small businesses from most of the leading Nevada health insurance companies.
Residents can also refer to a number of resources within Nevada:
The Nevada Department of Human Resources
The Nevada Department of Human Resources offers medical insurance through a number of programs for individuals and families. The coverage may be free to you or require a small fee and services provided include doctor visits, prescriptions, dental care, eye exams and glasses, therapies.
Nevada Bureau of Family Health Services
The Bureau of Family Health Services improves the health of families with special attention focusing on women, infants and children, including children with Special Health Care Needs.