What's the Story on Medicaid Expansion?
- Current Status: Expanding Medicaid
- Key Info: Governor Brian Sandoval was the first Republican governor to accept Medicaid expansion. The Legislature approved expansion with bipartisan support and the bill was signed into law by the Governor in June 2013. Medicaid expansion is expected to expand coverage to an additional 116,000 Nevadans through 2016 including both newly eligible enrollees and existing eligible beneficiary enrollment.