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How to Apply for Medicaid in Nevada

In order to enroll in SilverSummit Healthplan, you must be eligible and enrolled in Nevada Medicaid or Nevada Check up.

Nevada Medicaid Application 

To learn how to apply for Medicaid in Nevada, visit the Division of Health Care Financing and Policy section of the Official Department of Health & Human Services website below:

Customer Service Voice Response Unit (VRU)

Toll Free (800) 992-0900
Northern Nevada (775) 684-7200
Southern Nevada (702) 486-1646

Eligibility and Qualifications 

To be eligible for enrollment with SilverSummit Healthplan, you must be a Nevada resident and live in urban Washoe or urban Clark County. If you are currently enrolled with Nevada Medicaid or Nevada Check Up and you move to these areas, enrollment with a managed care provider is mandatory unless you aged, blind, disabled, or meet certain other conditions.

When you apply for Medicaid in Nevada, we will determine your eligibility during the enrollment process.

Open Enrollment

It is important to know when the open enrollment period is each year. That is the time of year when people and organizations can change their health plans without needing to show cause. Open enrollment is between April 1st through June 30th of every year.

If you wish to change your MCO to SilverSummit Healthplan, we can assist you with doing so. Simply contact us and we’ll send you the appropriate forms.