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Spanish exchange site gets delayed further  
The state's Spanish version of the Silver State Exchange is not up and running as promised. The health Insurance exchange officials said its website for people who speak Spanish was set to go live this past weekend. It's Monday and it is still not working.
Medicaid enrollment grows since exchanges opened 
As people have been enrolling for health insurance through the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, enrollment is also underway for Medicaid.
Health insurance website offers relief for one Vegas couple 
It's been nearly a month since the Nevada website to access health insurance went live, and as people have begun to apply, doors have started to open for some that had been shut before.
Understanding the Affordable Care Act
Affordable Care Act (ACA) is about to change the U.S. health care landscape. Whether you have or need health coverage—or don't know the first thing about it—it's important to understand health care reform.
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Who is eligible for insurance exchanges under Obamacare? 
In 34 days, Nevada jumps with both feet into health care reform. On October 1, Nevadans will be able to sign up for health insurance plans under the affordable care act.
Deadline dash: Glitches slow health care sign-ups 
The deadline to enroll for health insurance is just hours away, but the national and state exchange websites have been fraught with issues. People are still trying to get signed up before the midnight cutoff.
Insurance deadline is Monday, except for those who qualify for extension 
This weekend there is a last minute push to get Nevadans signed up for insurance. However some may qualify for a two month deadline extension
Larry Basich has been carrying the burden of more than $400,000 in medical bills after his heart attack on New Year's Eve. (Sandra Gonzalez / KSNV News 3)
Las Vegas man with $400K in medical debt gets help 
A sigh of relief from a Las Vegas man who's facing a more than $400,00 dollars in medical bills, because of a glitch in the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange.
This March 25, 2014, photo shows part of the website for HealthCare.gov as photographed in Washington. If you’re waiting until the last minute to sign up for coverage under President Barack Obama’s health care law, a little extra patience might come in handy. HealthCare.gov, the online portal to taxpayer-subsidized health insurance, runs slowly when compared with major private health insurer websites. That’s according to an analysis for The Associated Press by Compuware, a Detroit company that measures website performance. (Jon Elswick/AP Photo)
Extra time to enroll for health care
The Obama administration is granting more time for people to apply for health care if they started the process but were unable to complete it before the March 31 deadline.
Nevada exchange approves special enrollment 
Anyone who attempted to sign up for health insurance with Nevada's failed insurance exchange will have another 60 days to complete the process.
Board considers grace period for exchange sign-ups
A state board could decide soon whether people stuck in the process of picking health coverage through Nevada's insurance exchange will be given additional time to complete their application.
Larry Basich, 62, of Summerlin just wants some help with his medical bills. (Sandra Gonzalez / KSNV News 3)
Enrollment glitch has Vegas man facing $400K in medical bills 
There are just 13 days until the deadline ends to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. However, one man who tried to sign up since the exchange opened, has fallen into the cracks.
Consumers need to look at all levels of health coverage  
National Health Council suggests Nevadans better research plans when insurance shopping.
Health insurance deadline nears and thousands not registered 
The enrollment process continues as Nevadans try to meet the deadline. Insurance broker Tamar Burch of Branch Benefits Consultants says it isn't easy with all the glitches and portal problems on the Nevada Health Link site.
National search begins for new health exchange executive director  
As the deadline for insurance enrollment approaches, the search is just beginning for an executive director to head up the state's health insurance exchange.
(Sandra Gonzalez / KSNV News 3)
New Interim Executive Director named to Nevada insurance exchange 
Steve Fisher, Deputy Administrator of Welfare and Supportive Services for the state of Nevada is named the interim executive director for the Nevada health insurance exchange. He will be in charge of Nevada Health Link for now after Jon Hager resigned last week.
Health Insurance Exchange board meets after executive director resigns 
Less than 24 hours after receiving the executive director's resignation, Nevada's health insurance exchange Board of Directors" met to discuss its future.
Gov. Sandoval frustrated by Xerox over Health Link 
Governor Brian Sandoval is not happy with the way Nevada Health Link, our state health insurance exchange, is operating - and he's not mincing words for Xerox, the company operating the exchange.
Many still frustrated trying to enroll for health care 
The Affordable Care Act rolled out with some hiccups and people say they are still dealing with challenges while trying to enroll for health insurance through Nevada Health Link, our state's exchange website.
Minor techincal glitches still appear on healthcare sites 
The website for health-care sign-ups on the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, is experiencing some problems on both the English and Spanish version.
New Affordable Care Act rules can be life-changing for those with preexisting conditions 
For some Nevadans, this new year means new health insurance that actually covers their pre-existing conditions.
Court delays birth control mandate for Catholic groups 
Shortly before 2014 arrived, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor temporarily exempted some Catholic groups from having to provide birth control coverage.
Officials await effect of health care law's implementation 
UMC Hospital takes in all patients, but now that people have acquired benefits through Nevada's health exchange, hospital leaders are waiting to see the effects.
Only 13K Nevadans gets ACA through Silver State Exchange 
How many people signed up through Nevada's Silver State Exchange? By deadline, fewer than 13,000 Nevadans signed up for health insurance.
Advice for those newly insured under the ACA 
We are only days away from 2014, and in the New Year, thousands of Nevadans will start using new health insurance.
Crowds seek help to enroll for insurance through exchange 
The deadline pressure is on for Nevadans who are going through the exchange to sign up for health insurance. While it has been slow since October, the enrollment is starting to rise as the deadline approaches.
Spanish exchange site gets delayed further  
The state's Spanish version of the Silver State Exchange is not up and running as promised. The health Insurance exchange officials said its website for people who speak Spanish was set to go live this past weekend. It's Monday and it is still not working.
Medicaid enrollment grows since exchanges opened 
As people have been enrolling for health insurance through the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, enrollment is also underway for Medicaid.
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Clear confusion for seniors with new healthcare law 
One month in and as senior citizens hear more about the Affordable Care act some myths and confusion have been flying around as to how this impacts their healthcare.
Health insurance website offers relief for one Vegas couple 
It's been nearly a month since the Nevada website to access health insurance went live, and as people have begun to apply, doors have started to open for some that had been shut before.
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UMC's emergency room braces for impact of Affordable Care Act 
Now that more people will have access to insurance, the hospitals are paying close attention, especially how it will impact their emergency rooms. At University Medical Center, where many uninsured will use, the impact will certainly be felt.
Local doctors have Affordable Care concerns 
After day two of Obamacare enrollment there is still a lot of confusion about how the new health care mandate is going to work in Nevada. News 3’s Jen Wahl talked with a local doctor to find out how physicians are preparing for the possibility of a jam-packed system.
Obamacare opens for business 
The centerpiece of the Affordable Care Act, healthcare exchanges, open to public for the first time.
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