Nevada Public

Accessing Your Health Information

Helping you make better decisions about your health care
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Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (NDHHS) & Nevada Medicaid are committed to improve the quality of life for Nevada's citizens. We are promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations.
We are making it easier to access your Medicaid ID Card and personal health information with the Nevada Medicaid App. It is available for download in your app store. Having access to your information can help you make more informed decisions about your health care.

Why is Nevada Medicaid allowing apps?

Apps fulfill a new federal government requirement called the 21st Century Cures Act to help you access your Medicaid healthcare information to:
  • Ensure patients are informed about their own health care.
  • Make it easier to share information between patients, doctors, caregivers, and other people and organizations to improve and maintain your health.

Why should I access my health information?

Some healthcare decisions are easy, like getting a cast if you break your arm. Other situations are more complicated. For instance, does your medical history mean surgery might be risky? Can your caregiver share your health history with a new doctor?
By accessing your health information through a convenient app, you can:
  • Control your health information.
  • Access the list of medications you are taking
  • Share your health information with doctors, caregivers or anyone you choose.
  • Better manage and improve your health.

How do I access my health information?

There are several third party applications that you may choose from to access your health information. You can find a list of approved apps at the App Gallery.
Additionally, Nevada Medicaid offers a custom application built exclusively for the Medicaid population of Nevada.
Click on the links provided below to take you to the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store to download the NVMedicaid Application:
Apple App Store:
Google Play Store:
  • Download the app to connect to Nevada Medicaid.
  • Complete the registration process for the app.
  • Follow the instructions to connect the app to your Nevada Medicaid health plan.
  • Carefully review and give consent to share your health information with the app.
  • For help with the NVMedicaid app, use the resources page within the app. Please verify the process for getting help with your application before contacting Nevada Medicaid.

Is my health information private and secure?

There is some risk because you are using the Internet. However, Nevada Medicaid takes your privacy and the security seriously. Your data will never be shared without your permission. Once you agree to share your data, Nevada Medicaid is no longer responsible for the data security. So, it is important to understand the privacy and security policies for any apps you use. It is also important to:
  • Protect your devices from threats like theft, phishing, and hacking.
  • Keep your device's security settings current.
  • Choose a health information app with clear privacy and security policies.
You can change your mind at any time.

What is the signup process like?

The first time you choose to share your data with an application, you must set up an account. You will need your Name, Date of Birth, Plan Member ID, Zip Code and a valid unique email address. Your app will walk you through a process similar to this:
Account Setup

Where can I get more information?

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