Health Care

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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Health/Medical
4:00 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Report looks at number of pre-baccalaureate health care workers in Omaha metro

A new report says 44 percent of the Omaha metro area’s health care workforce doesn’t have a bachelors’ degree.

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Health/Medical
8:12 am
Fri June 27, 2014

AARP report focuses on long-term care services for older adults

An AARP report gives Nebraska mixed results when it comes to meeting the long-term health care needs of older adults and the disabled.

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Government
8:46 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Nearly 1,000 Iowa, Nebraska VA requests not scheduled

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An audit of Veterans Affairs facilities has found nearly 1,000 veterans who requested an initial appointment in Iowa or Nebraska over the last decade, but have not yet been seen.

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Tue May 6, 2014

VA working to re-establish medical foster home program

44 states have a medical foster home program where elderly veterans receive care in a private home.

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Health/Medical
1:29 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Nearly 43,000 Nebraskans enroll in marketplace

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new federal report says nearly 43,000 Nebraskans signed up for health insurance in the six months since the federal marketplace was launched.

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