Nevada Medicaid and Nevada Check Up News (First Quarter 2023 Provider Newsletter) [Read]

Attention Behavioral Health Providers: Monthly Behavioral Health Training Assistance (BHTA) Webinar Scheduled [See Web Announcement 2009]

Attention All Providers: Requirements on When to Use the National Provider Identifier (NPI) of an Ordering, Prescribing or Referring (OPR) Provider on Claims [Announcement 850]

If you are a Medicaid provider whose revalidation application has not been processed by your termination due date, you will be ineligible to provide services to any Nevada Medicaid or Nevada Check Up recipients, including both Fee-for-Service and Managed Care Organization (MCO) enrolled recipients. See Web Announcement 1265

Enrollment Termination Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) [Review]


Nevada Medicaid COVID-19

Nevada Health Response

Known System Issues-Click HERE

Paper claims are no longer accepted by Nevada Medicaid. Please refer to Web Announcement 1733 and Web Announcement 1829 for additional information.

Top 10 Claim Denial Reasons and Resolutions/Workarounds for April 2023 Professional Claims. See Web Announcement 3078.

Top Prior Authorization Denial Reasons for the First Quarter of 2023. See Web Announcement 3074.

Top 10 Enrollment Return Reasons and Resolutions for First Quarter 2021 Submissions. See Web Announcement 2501.

Attention Providers Using the Authorization Criteria Function: Results that return prior authorization (PA) requirements are accurate. For results that return “There are no records found based on the search criteria,” there may be a PA requirement if limits have been exceeded. To verify PA requirements, please refer to the Medicaid Services Manual (MSM) Chapter for your service type at and the Billing Guide for your provider type at

Scheduled Site Maintenance

During the scheduled site maintenance window the Provider Web Portal will be unavailable. The table below shows the regularly scheduled maintenance window. All times will be in the Pacific time zone.

Monday - Friday
12:00AM - 12:30AM

8:00PM - 12:00AM

Thank you for your interest in the Nevada Medicaid and Nevada Check Up Program. This page contains all of the information and forms you will need to become a Nevada Medicaid provider. If you have any questions, please contact the Provider Enrollment Unit at (877) 638-3472 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time Monday through Friday.

All providers are required to submit their provider enrollment or re-enrollment applications electronically via the Online Provider Enrollment (OPE) tool at Paper applications are not accepted.

Provider Documentation Reminders: (See Web Announcement 1125 for reminders that will assist providers in adhering to the documentation responsibilities required of each Nevada Medicaid/Nevada Check Up provider.)

All enrollment documents including attachments require an original signature from the provider or an authorized representative (use dark blue or black ink).

Required Enrollment Documents
Online Provider Enrollment User Manual
Revalidation Report
  • Provider Revalidation Report: The Nevada Medicaid Provider Revalidation Report lists each provider and the date their next revalidation is due. To avoid contract termination, your revalidation application must be processed and approved prior to the revalidation due date. Providers can start their revalidation process up to a year in advance. Revalidations submitted prior to one year in advance will be returned.
Provider Enrollment and Revalidation Instruction Materials
Date Topic
April 2023 Information for Individuals Preparing to Enroll with Nevada Medicaid (Quick Reference Guide)
April 2023 Information for Groups Preparing to Enroll with Nevada Medicaid (Quick Reference Guide)
August 2019 Enrolling as an Individual Provider with Nevada Medicaid
August 2019 Enrolling as a Group with Nevada Medicaid
August 2019 Revalidating as an Individual Provider or Updating an Individual Provider’s Profile with Nevada Medicaid
August 2019 Revalidating a Contract or Updating a Profile as a Group Provider with Nevada Medicaid
August 2019 Enrolling as an Ordering, Prescribing or Referring (OPR) Provider with Nevada Medicaid
September 2019 Enrolling with Nevada Medicaid – Out-of-State Urgent/Emergency Individual Application
September 2019 Enrolling with Nevada Medicaid – Out-of-State Urgent/Emergency Group Application
- Provider Enrollment Training Courses – Register Here
- Provider Enrollment Instructional Videos – View Here
Hospital Presumptive Eligibility Documents
  • Web Announcement 2997: Hospital Presumptive Eligibility Annual Training Calendar Dates and Sign-up Guidelines for 2023 (posted February 3, 2023)
  • Web Announcement 1008: Attention ALL Hospital Presumptive Eligibility Providers: Guidance Policy Available
  • Web Announcement 861 with Training Schedule: Implementation of Hospital Presumptive Eligibility Option for Acute Care Hospitals (Provider Types 11 and 75)
  • Nevada Medicaid Hospital Presumptive Eligibility Provider Addendum: Qualified hospitals must complete and submit the Nevada Medicaid Hospital Presumptive Eligibility Provider Addendum.
  • Hospital Presumptive Eligibility Training Sign-Up Sheet: Complete this form listing the hospital employees that will be attending the mandatory training for Presumptive Eligibility. You will be notified by the DWSS in regards to the training dates and times. Keep in mind that each employee making PE determinations MUST be trained by DWSS and complete a competency examination prior to making ANY determinations.
Pregnancy Presumptive Eligibility Documents
Changes to Provider Information

Changes to any information presented on your enrollment documents must be reported to Nevada Medicaid within five business days.

  • To complete changes online, please login to the Secure Web Portal, and choose “Revalidate-Update Provider”.
  • To report a change in business ownership, submit a completed Provider Enrollment Application.
Provider License Updates and Voluntary Terminations Only