Tag: Nevada

Bill to boost insurance coverage of oral chemotherapy

By Sean Whaley, Las Vegas Review Journal May 10, 2013 …A legislative panel heard testimony Friday for a bill that would require insurance companies that provide cancer coverage to pay a bigger share of the cost of new oral chemotherapy medications. Sen. Mo Denis, D-Las Vegas, said Senate Bill 266 would let cancer patients seek the most effective treatment to…

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Driver’s privilege bill receives broad support at Nevada Senate committee hearing

By Tovin Lapan, Las Vegas Sun April 3, 2013 …“Denying driving privilege to the undocumented population jeopardizes safety and raises insurance rates for everyone,” Kihuen told the committee. There are an estimated 100,000 immigrants living in Nevada without legal residency status, and lawmakers estimated approximately 60,000 of them would apply for the driver’s privilege card. To obtain a Nevada driver’s…

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