Nevada Public Welfare

Sec. § 422.27174
State Plan for Medicaid: Inclusion of requirement for payment of certain costs for preventative care.


The Director shall include in the State Plan for Medicaid a requirement that the State pay the nonfederal share of expenditures incurred for:


Counseling and support for breastfeeding;


Screening and counseling for interpersonal and domestic violence;


Counseling for sexually transmitted diseases;


Screening for blood pressure abnormalities and diabetes, including gestational diabetes;


An annual screening for cervical cancer;


Screening for depression;


Screening and counseling for the human immunodeficiency virus;


Smoking cessation programs;


All vaccinations recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the United States Department of Health and Human Services or its successor organization; and


Such well-woman preventative visits as recommended by the Health Resources and Services Administration.


To obtain any benefit provided in the Plan pursuant to subsection 1, a recipient of Medicaid must not be required to:


Pay a higher deductible, any copayment or coinsurance; or


Be subject to a longer waiting period or any other condition.

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Feb. 5, 2021