Health Care

Government
7:39 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Hospital association study calls for expansion of Medicaid

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

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Health/Medical
6:00 am
Fri February 13, 2015

Co-Opportunity Health No Longer Viable Plan in NE and IA

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

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Health/Medical
7:36 am
Sat January 24, 2015

Official seeks to close insurance co-op in Iowa, Nebraska

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.

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Health/Medical
4:54 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Medical network makes counteroffer in rate dispute

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.

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Health/Medical
9:16 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Nebraska doctors will share Ebola lessons online

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.

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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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