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Nevada Medicaid

Nevada Medicaid is health insurance that helps many people who can’t afford medical care pay for some or all of their medical bills.

Nevada Medicaid is health insurance that helps many people who can't afford medical care pay for some or all of their medical bills. This program is available only to certain low-income individuals and families in Nevada who fit into an eligibility group that is recognized by federal and state law.

Program Name Nevada Medicaid
Expanded Medicaid Yes
Website https://www.medicaid.nv.gov
Phone 877-638-3472
Apply Online https://accessnevada.dwss.nv.gov
Appeal a Denial https://dhcfp.nv.gov/Resources/PI/Hearings
Find a Local Office Welfare District Offices – North 
Welfare District Offices – South

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for Nevada Medicaid, you must be a resident of the state of Nevada, a U.S. national, citizen, permanent resident, or legal alien, in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income.

You must also be one of the following:*

  • Pregnant
  • Be responsible for a child 18 years of age or younger
  • Blind
  • Have a disability or a family member in your household with a disability
  • Be 65 years of age or older

* ACA Medicaid expansion covers eligible low-income adults.

Annual Household Income Limits (before taxes)

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $17,131
2 $23,169
3 $29,207
4 $35,245
5 $41,284
6 $47,322
7 $53,360
8 $59,398

*For households with more than eight people, add $6,038 per additional person.

Available Services Include:

Ambulance Maternity care
Dental Mental health services
Doctor visits Midwife services
Durable medical equipment Nursing home services d-8
Emergency room Occupational therapy services
Eye exams and eyeglasses Orthotics & prosthetics
Family planning Physical therapy services
Hearing tests Prescription drugs
Home health care Preventative screenings
Hospice care Smoking cessation products
Hospital care Specialists
Immunizations Speech and hearing services
Lab and radiology services Transportation services


There are no copays for covered services in Nevada.

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