Health Care

Government
7:52 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Branstad backs extension of health care policies

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governor Terry Branstad says Iowa has agreed to a federal recommendation that will allow thousands of residents to hang onto health insurance policies that don't meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act.

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Government
8:23 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Report looks at impact of Douglas County Health Center

A new report shows the Douglas County Health Center generated $36 million in wages and salary in 2012.

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Health/Medical
7:55 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Nebraskans reminded of health insurance deadline

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some lawmakers are urging Nebraskans to enroll in a health insurance plan under the federal health care law by the end of the month.

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Health/Medical
12:51 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

VA officials: 47 percent of Omaha area veterans accessing care available to them

A VA official estimates 53 percent of veterans aren’t accessing care available to them.

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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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