Medicare plays a key role in providing health and financial security to beneficiaries residing in Nevada. With more than 543,300 Nevada beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare, we’ll cover some very important information below about Medicare in Nevada. We want to help you better understand your options and make the decision-process as seamless as possible once you’re ready to enroll in Medicare or discover different coverage options.

Nevada Medicare Enrollments

324,656

Original Medicare Plans (Part A and B)

217,727

Medicare Advantage & Other Health Plans

179,019

Stand-alone Medicare Part D (Drug Plans)

542,383

Total Medicare Beneficiaries in Nevada

Who Qualifies for Medicare in Nevada?

Medicare covers most Nevada residents who are age 65 or older, and it also covers disabled Nevada residents. In general, Medicare enrollment in Nevada works the same way as it does in the rest of the country. If you qualify, Original Medicare Part A and Part B will help cover your health costs.

Once you have Medicare eligibility, you can begin choosing a new health plan through a Medicare Advantage Plan, Medigap plan, and/or a Medicare Part D drug plan.

Who Qualifies for Medicare

Local Medicare Health Plan Resources in Nevada

  • State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP): SHIP provides information, counseling, and assistance to Medicare Beneficiaries Nevada involving a statewide network of volunteers. SHIP Volunteers offer FREE one-on-one assistance and counseling with respect to many problems seniors encounter regarding Medicare, supplemental health insurance, and long-term care options.
    Contact: Call 1-800-307-4444. Assistance is also available from SHIP volunteers at various https://nevadaadrc.com/counseling-sites-ship and local senior centers.

  • Office for Consumer Health Assistance (OCHA): OCHA assists consumers of healthcare and injured workers with understanding their rights and responsibilities under various health care plans and industrial insurance policies. OCHA provides education and advocacy to those who have insurance through an employer, managed care, individual health policies, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), Nevada Workers’ Compensation, Medicare, or Medicaid. Access to healthcare and prescription medication assistance resources are also provided for the uninsured and underinsured.
    Contact: Call 1-702-486-3587, 1-888-333-1597, or print and fill out a request for assistance form.

  • Medicare Savings Programs (MSP): MSPs available under MIPPA are administered by the state’s Medicaid agency. These programs help consumers pay for Medicare premiums and co-pays. This benefit can save consumers at least $104.90 per month. In the state of Nevada, there are four categories of eligibility.
    Contact: Call a local Family Resource Center to make an appointment or contact a MIPPA partner for assistance.

  • Nevada Care Connection was established in 2005 as Nevada’s Aging and Disability Resource Center program. ADRCs were designed to serve as a single point of entry into the long term support system for individuals with functional limitations and their families. The original goal was to help consumers identify needs, provide information on the full range of options available, and help people access benefits for which they might qualify.
    Contact: Visit the Nevada Care Connection website to find the closest resource center, as well as local phone and email contacts.

  • Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP): SMP educates Nevadans on how to prevent, detect, and report healthcare fraud in Medicare and Medicaid in order to protect these vital healthcare programs for the future.
    Contact: Call (888) 838-7305, visit www.nevadasmp.org, or email [email protected] for more information.

The licensed agents that are partnered with Timefor65 can help you compare the availability, benefits, and costs of Medicare plans in your specific region of Nevada. Our process makes it easier for you to access your Medicare eligibility in Nevada so that you receive personalized, affordable, and easy-to-use coverage options and solutions. Feel free to fill out the form or give us a call at (866) 327-0148 anytime to get your free quote and ask any questions that may be lingering.