NEVADA HEALTH LINK NEWS RELEASE
CARSON CITY – Consumers who enrolled in a health plan through Nevada Health Link and paid their first month premium by the deadline will have health insurance coverage beginning Wednesday, Jan. 1. Those who enrolled close to the deadline will not receive an insurance card from the carrier by then.
Individuals who need to seek medical attention prior to receiving their insurance card are urged to call their insurance company after Jan. 1 and before they visit a doctor, clinic or hospital. The insurance company will be able to verify enrollment and confirm that the doctor or medical facility they wish to visit is in the company’s network.
- Anthem 866-317-9021
- Health Plan of Nevada 877-752-8026 English, 877-512-9339 Spanish
- Nevada Health CO-OP 855-606-2667
- Saint Mary’s Health Plans 800-863-7515
Those who seek medical attention from an out-of-network doctor or hospital may incur higher out-of-pocket costs or the service may not be covered. All Nevada Health Link customers are urged to verify that the doctors and facilities they plan to visit are in their plan’s network.
Those who missed the December enrollment and payment deadlines will have coverage effective Feb. 1 if they enroll and pay by Jan. 15.
Individuals applying for Medicaid and/or Nevada Checkup through Nevada Health Link are not subject to the Nevada Health Link enrollment deadlines.