Health Care

Health/Medical
6:18 am
Sat October 18, 2014

Insurance to change for some low-income Iowans

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

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Government
8:46 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Report suggests changes for Nebraska Medicaid

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

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Health/Medical
12:00 pm
Mon September 1, 2014

Blue Cross Blue Shield contract with CHI Health expires

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

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Tue August 26, 2014

In rural areas, physician assistants play a larger role in health care

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

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Health/Medical
2:30 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

CHI Health preparing to be out-of-network as negotiations with BCBS continue

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

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Health/Medical
12:15 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

Name change for Alegent Creighton Health

Alegent Creighton Health is changing its name.

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Government
12:57 pm
Mon August 18, 2014

Nebraska may have to repay $2.5M in Medicaid money

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal officials want Nebraska to repay nearly $2.5 million because they say the state mishandled some Medicaid prescription drug claims.

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Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Wed August 13, 2014

Deadline approaching for new Blue Cross Blue Shield-Catholic Health Initiatives contract

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is holding a town hall meeting Thursday in Omaha as negotiations with Catholic Health Initiatives continue.

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Health/Medical
2:02 pm
Wed August 6, 2014

Nebraska-Western Iowa VA Director resigning

The Director of the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System is resigning.

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Mon August 4, 2014

Three organizations join for integrated health home program

Alegent Creighton Health is partnering with two western Iowa organizations to provide an Integrated Health Home program.

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