Health Care

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad met with a top federal official in Washington to promote Iowa's Medicaid privatization effort, which has come under scrutiny over the speed of the transition.

3D and virtual reality technology could be part of future training at UNMC.

As many as two thousand people could receive free dental care Friday and Saturday at an event in Council Bluffs.

The dean of UNMC’s College of Public Health says the state of Nebraska has work to do to improve health and well-being.

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The health insurance companies picked to manage Iowa's $4.2 billion Medicaid program are promising to create hundreds of jobs in the state in the coming months.

Omaha’s OneWorld Community Health Centers will open a clinic in Bellevue this fall.

A new report says 18 percent of Nebraska children live in poverty, and 37,000 live in high-poverty neighborhoods.

A decision about Omaha’s VA Medical Center is expected in late September or early October.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal officials will meet with Omaha veterans Friday to discuss what they want in an eventual replacement for the aging Department of Veterans Affairs hospital.

Nebraska Medicine is one of three hospitals in the U.S. that will be part of a National Ebola Training and Education Center.