Governor Brian Sandoval has announced on behalf of the State of Nevada a new health insurance company, Silver Summit will replace Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Prominence Health Insurance Company on the Nevada Health Exchange. The rates has not been submitted or released from Silver Summit, but Nevada is moving in a positive direction.
Health Plan of Nevada will only offer health insurance plans in three of Nevada counties, Nye, Clark, and Washoe. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Prominence will offer small group health insurance plans off of the Nevada health exchange marketplace.
Open enrollment will only last for 45 days this season, as compared to prior years. Enrollment begins on November 1st to December 15th. Consumer must enroll in a qualified health insurance plan during the open enrollment season unless a qualifying life event exists.