Nevada Public Welfare

Sec. § 422.270
Duties of Department regarding Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program.


The Department shall:

1.

Administer Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

2.

Act as the single state agency of the State of Nevada and its political subdivisions in the administration of any federal money granted to the State of Nevada to aid in the furtherance of Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

3.

Cooperate with the Federal Government in adopting state plans, in all matters of mutual concern, including adoption of methods of administration found by the Federal Government to be necessary for the efficient operation of Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program and in increasing the efficiency of Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program by prompt and judicious use of new federal grants which will assist the Department in carrying out the provisions of this chapter.

4.

Observe and study the changing nature and extent of needs for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program and develop through tests and demonstrations effective ways of meeting those needs and employ or contract for personnel and services supported by legislative appropriations from the State General Fund or money from federal or other sources.

5.

Enter into reciprocal agreements with other states relative to Medicaid and institutional care, when deemed necessary or convenient by the Director.
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