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Report: Nearly 400,000 Nevadans Lack Health Insurance

Nearly 398,000 people lack health coverage in Nevada according to a report released this week by the Guinn Center for Policy Priorities.

The state ranks 6 th highest in the nation for the rate of uninsured at 14 percent. That’s after the state saw a 30 percent drop in the number of uninsured residents between 2009 and 2017 as a result of federal health care reform.

The report notes nearly half the uninsured are eligible for coverage through Medicaid or the state insurance marketplace.