Rosen, Cortez Masto Urge Nevadans to Take Advantage of Special Enrollment Period in Silver State Health Exchange

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement highlighting the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange’s limited-time Exceptional Circumstance Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for qualified Nevadans who missed the Open Enrollment Period (OEP).
“We are glad to see that the Silver State Health Exchange will be holding a special period of open enrollment as we face the challenges that COVID-19 is causing in Nevada,” said the Senators. “It is important to ensure that all Nevadans have access to health coverage, and during this special open enrollment period we encourage Nevadans who are not covered to seek information and enroll in a health care plan that will protect you and your family. We will continue working to defend the health of all Nevadans.”
BACKGROUND: The SEP runs from March 17, 2020 through April 15, 2020, and will allow eligible individuals to enroll in a qualified health plan through the Nevada Health Link. Individuals seeking a special enrollment are encouraged to contact the Customer Assistance Call Center between 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday at 1-800-547-2927; TTY: 711. The Call Center will extend its hours on Saturday’s and Sunday’s (except for Easter Sunday) from March 21 through April 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. PST.