Nevada residents can apply online for medical assistance under the Nevada Check Up program at NevadaHealthLink.com or in person at a Division of Welfare and Supportive Services office, according to the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services. Office locations are listed under the Contact Us menu at Dwss.Nv.gov.Continue Reading
The Nevada Primary Care Association website provides a list of other organizations that offer in-person assistance with Nevada Check Up applications, as well as paper versions of the application. The NPCA also provides a link to an online eligibility screening tool to help residents estimate whether they are eligible for Nevada Check Up.
Nevada Check Up provides comprehensive health care coverage to children, from birth to age 18, who are not covered by private insurance or Medicaid. Nevada Check Up has served low-income families under the federal Children’s Health Insurance Program since it began in 1998. The program is administered by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, which makes eligibility decisions on applications, and manages the benefits, according to its website. Families participating in Nevada Check Up are charged a quarterly fee of $25 to $80, but are not responsible for any other fees such as co-payments or deductibles.Learn more about Health Insurance