Health Care

Government
2:10 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Heineman vetoes nurse practitioner regulation bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nurse practitioners will still need to collaborate with physicians in order to practice in Nebraska, after the governor vetoed a bill that would have changed state regulations.

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Government
7:58 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Heineman signs Nebraska autism coverage bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An estimated 1,000 Nebraskans will receive insurance coverage for autism therapies under a new state law.

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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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