Health Care

Health/Medical
8:14 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Medicaid backers turn to those who didn't qualify

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Less than a year after lawmakers rejected Medicaid expansion in Nebraska, supporters are turning to a new group of allies: Low-income people who now realize that don't quality for coverage.

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Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital building a facility in Omaha

Lincoln-based Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital plans to build a facility in Omaha.

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Government
2:13 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Lawmakers unveil new Nebraska Medicaid proposal

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska would use its state Medicaid program and private health insurers to cover low-income residents, under a new proposal in the Legislature.

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Health/Medical
8:06 am
Tue January 14, 2014

More than 14K in Neb. have chosen health plan

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says more than 14,000 Nebraska residents have successfully chosen a health insurance plan out of nearly 43,000 who have applied as part of the federal health care law.

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Health/Medical
6:40 am
Sat December 28, 2013

Iowa health insurance applications delayed by federal hub

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Thousands of Iowans who applied for health insurance through the federal government website may not have coverage on January 1st because of a delay in paperwork.

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Health/Medical
1:57 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Alegent Creighton Health, Catholic Health Initiatives of Nebraska forming a regional network

Dr. Cliff Robertson will be the new CEO of the Alegent Creighton Health and Catholic Health Initiatives of Nebraska combined operation.
Credit Alegent Creighton Health

Alegent Creighton is combining its operation with Catholic Health Initiatives of Nebraska to form a regional Network.

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Government
8:48 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Senator Nordquist launches petition calling for health care for all

Healthcarefairness.com is an online petition Senator Jeremy Nordquist launched on December 3rd to allow citizens to voice their support for expanded health coverage in Nebraska.

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Government
8:10 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Gaps in mental, intellectual services investigated

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans who suffer from a combination of intellectual, behavioral and mental-health problems aren't always receiving state services that could help them.

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Government
2:29 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Douglas County to extend health, other benefits to same-sex spouses of employees

Douglas County will extend health insurance and other benefits to the same-sex spouses of county employees.

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Government
2:02 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Nebraska lawmaker launches Medicaid expansion petition

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has started an online petition to build support for a Medicaid expansion proposal that has stalled in the Legislature.

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