AB 374 - Expands Eligibility for Medicaid - Nevada Key Vote


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Title: Expands Eligibility for Medicaid

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes a health care plan within Medicaid for purchase by individuals who are not otherwise eligible for Medicaid.



  • Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to establish the Nevada Care Plan within Medicaid and make coverage available for purchase to any individual not otherwise eligible for Medicaid (Sec. 3).

  • Authorizes the Director of Health and Human Services to enter into a contract with 1 or more insurers to provide coverage to individuals enrolling in the Nevada Care Plan (Sec. 2).

  • Establishes that insurance plans available through the Nevada Care Plan are available for purchase on the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange (Sec. 2).

  • Authorizes individuals to use the federal income tax credits and cost-sharing reductions that are established in this bill in order to purchase coverage through the Nevada Care Plan (Sec. 2).

  • Appropriates $89,540 for costs associated with establishing and administering the Nevada Care Plan for each of the next 2 fiscal years (Sec. 5).