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Gaps in insurance laws force families to seek expensive out-of-network mental health care - Nevada Current

Gaps in insurance laws force families to seek expensive out-of-network mental health care – Nevada Current

Even as the Covid-19 pandemic ushered in more acceptance and understanding mental and behavioral health needs, Nevada and the country face the associated battle for mental health parity – ensuring that health insurance companies cover mental and behavioral health the same way as physical health. Mental health parity, as described by the National Alliance on …

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Sisolak and Cannizzaro detail next steps for public health insurance option – The Nevada Independent

Preliminary results from a study of Nevada’s public health insurance option suggest it could generate between $300 million and $400 million in health care savings for consumers and the state over its five first years. The figure was shared Friday in a virtual meeting with comments from Gov. Steve Sisolak and Senate Majority Leader Nicole …

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Approval of New Pediatric Medicine Residency Program Helps Improve Child and Family Care in Nevada |  University of Nevada, Reno

Approval of New Pediatric Medicine Residency Program Helps Improve Child and Family Care in Nevada | University of Nevada, Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med), and Renown Health are pleased to announce the accreditation of a new three-year pediatric residency program with the Accreditation Council for Higher Medical Education (ACGME). The inaugural cohort of pediatric residents will begin next summer, in July 2023. The new residency will help shape future …

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Behavioral health providers grapple with disparities and 'the misconception of what therapy is' - Nevada Current

Behavioral health providers grapple with disparities and ‘the misconception of what therapy is’ – Nevada Current

“A lot of people from different backgrounds feel a lot of shame when it comes to asking for help, when it comes to admitting that ‘I’m struggling right now,’” Sheldon Jacobs said, a family therapist from southern Nevada. “And I think there are a lot of cultural norms that make it harder for people to …

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