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|
|Appeal a Denial||https://dhcfp.nv.gov/Resources/PI/Hearings|
|Find a Local Office||Welfare District Offices – North
Welfare District Offices – South
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:*
- Be responsible for a child 18 years of age or younger
- 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)|
*For households with more than eight people, add $6,038 per additional person.
Available Services Include:
|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|
|Immunizations||Speech and hearing services|
|Lab and radiology services||Transportation services|
There are no copays for covered services in Nevada.