LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Nevada Legislature passed Senate Bill 420.
SB 420 aims to create a public health insurance option, providing an opportunity for Nevadans who are struggling to find coverage to buy into a more affordable insurance plan.
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It also hopes to lower all premium costs across the board by 15% over four years.
Opponents say this could cause more harm than good by potentially forcing providers and insurers to avoid Medicaid options completely and lower access to care.