Current Status of Medicaid Expansion in State:
State has decided to expand Medicaid.
Regular legislative process.
11% of Nevada residents are enrolled in Medicaid. 85% of beneficiaries have managed care. The state's Medicaid program covers up to 200% FPL depending on the specific program. The Nevada Medicaid Division of the Department of Health and Human Services oversees the state's Medicaid program.
An expansion of Medicaid to 133% FPL would be a 62% increase over current enrollment.
Despite to Governor's consistent opposition to the ACA, his decision to accept the Expansion was ultimately a result of the Supreme Court's ruling.
· Nevada is one of the states that sued for repeal of the ACA.
· Following the Supreme Court's ruling on the ACA, the governor's office said that they would not necessarily expand Medicaid.
· EHBs have been discussed along with the exchange.