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HEALTH CARE PROVIDER: Nevada Health Centers Mammovan

Posted at 1:12 PM, Feb 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-05 18:14:07-05

KTNV will air a 30-minute coronavirus information special at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, instead of holding the LiveWell Health Fair that was planned for Saturday, March 21. We believe this is in the best interest of our community and is part of KTNV’s commitment to keeping the Las Vegas valley informed on the latest news and information related to the coronavirus.
Nevada Health Centers will participate in the 2nd Live Well Health Fair on March 21 at Boulevard Mall.


Nevada Health Centers (NVHC) is a nonprofit Community Health Center serving the state of Nevada with more than 18 health centers and mobile healthcare services. NVHC was one of the first Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in 1977, as authorized under the Public Health Service Act of 1976. We provide access to quality care throughout frontier, rural and urban areas of Nevada. NVHC is the largest provider of primary care for the uninsured and/or geographically isolated in the state, as well as for those with Medicaid, Medicare or commercial insurance.


To help in the fight against breast cancer, the Nevada Health Centers Mammovan is a state-of-the-art mobile imaging unit that travels throughout the state of Nevada, providing mammography screening to those in need. Appointments are REQUIRED to be seen at the health fair on March 21.

Parameters the Mammovan Operates Within:

The Nevada Health Centers' Mammovan is a mobile imaging center, offering state of art mammography found at imaging center across the state. The Mammovan will provide screenings at the health fair.

The Mammovan is licensed and credentialed by the State of Nevada, FDA and American College of Radiology.

The Mammovan can only perform screenings to residents of the State of Nevada.

Must present a legal photo ID issued in Nevada.

For insured patients, please bring your current insurance card.

Mammograms are a preventative screening covered by most health insurance plans. Those with insurance should utilize it as the primary source for billing purposes.

Please call customer service under your health insurance, to make sure you’re covered by the NVHC Mammovan. We accept most insurance plans, Medicaid and Medicare and offer a sliding fee scale for those without insurance. Here is a link to the website where this information is detailed: https://www.nevadahealthcenters.org/paying-for-care/.

For patients who are NOT covered by insurance, you MAY qualify for a “no cost” screening.

We screen women 40 and older without the need for a referral. Women under the age of 39 and men MUST present a “screening referral” from their primary care physician in order to receive a screening.


You must present a government-issued ID at the time of service


Website: https://www.nevadahealthcenters.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NevadaHealthCenters1977/