Health Care

A study by the Nebraska Hospital Association and University of Nebraska at Kearney looks at the costs of expanding Medicaid.

Co-Opportunity Health will no longer be offered to consumers in Nebraska and Iowa.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's top insurance official has asked a court to end a consumer-owned cooperative that was selling health insurance to residents in Iowa and Nebraska.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — One of Nebraska's biggest medical networks delivered a counteroffer to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska Monday in an attempt to end a contract stalemate.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska doctors who successfully treated two Ebola patients this fall plan to share lessons about how they protected health care workers from the deadly virus.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — One of two health insurers providing coverage to low-income Iowa residents through a state program is withdrawing its services.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says computer technology and increased competition could lower the cost of Nebraska's Medicaid program.

A contract between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska and CHI Health has expired, with no new agreement reached.

The director of UNMC’s Physician Assistant program says the need for PA’s and physicians is growing in rural areas.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska and CHI Health continue to negotiate as the deadline for a new agreement approaches.

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