Health Care

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.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has ordered the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services to stop excluding Medicaid coverage for some behavioral treatments for children with developmental disabilities, saying policy conflicts with federal law.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Funding has been pulled for adult day care for veterans in Omaha and western Iowa due to a $2.5 billion shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs health care budget.

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A new report identifies five options for a new VA Medical Center in Omaha.

An Omaha mother is among those in Washington, D.C., this week, advocating for changes to medical care for kids with complex conditions.

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.

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