Nevada Medicaid is health insurance that helps many people who can't afford medical care pay for some or all of their medical bills. This program is available only to certain low-income individuals and families in Nevada who fit into an eligibility group that is recognized by federal and state law.

Program NameNevada Medicaid
Expanded MedicaidYes
Websitehttps://www.medicaid.nv.gov
Phone877-638-3472
Apply Onlinehttps://accessnevada.dwss.nv.gov
Appeal a Denialhttp://dhcfp.nv.gov/Resources/PI/Hearings/
Find a Local OfficeWelfare District Offices - North 
Welfare District Offices - South

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for Nevada Medicaid, you must be a resident of the state of Nevada, a U.S. national, citizen, permanent resident, or legal alien, in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income.

You must also be one of the following:*

  • Pregnant
  • Be responsible for a child 18 years of age or younger
  • Blind
  • Have a disability or a family member in your household with a disability
  • Be 65 years of age or older

* ACA Medicaid expansion covers eligible low-income adults.

Annual Household Income Limits (before taxes)

Household Size*Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1$17,131
2$23,169
3$29,207
4$35,245
5$41,284
6$47,322
7$53,360
8$59,398

*For households with more than eight people, add $6,038 per additional person.

Available Services Include:

AmbulanceMaternity care
DentalMental health services
Doctor visitsMidwife services
Durable medical equipmentNursing home services d-8
Emergency roomOccupational therapy services
Eye exams and eyeglassesOrthotics & prosthetics
Family planningPhysical therapy services
Hearing testsPrescription drugs
Home health carePreventative screenings
Hospice careSmoking cessation products
Hospital careSpecialists
ImmunizationsSpeech and hearing services
Lab and radiology servicesTransportation services

Copayments

There are no copays for covered services in Nevada.