Health Care

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.

Read more
Government
2:25 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Union wants health care benefits extended to same-sex married couples

The city of Omaha says same-sex spouses of union employees can get pension and flexible spending benefits, but not health or dental care benefits.

Read more
Government
8:07 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Report: 122,000 eligible for insurance tax credits

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new national report estimates 122,000 people in Nebraska are eligible for tax credits that would help cover the cost of health insurance on the new online marketplaces.

Read more
Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

March of Dimes report card gives Nebraska a 'B' for preterm births

Nebraska gets a ‘B’ grade on the March of Dimes’ latest premature birth report card.

Read more
Health/Medical
1:00 am
Mon November 4, 2013

AARP president says Affordable Care Act is good for Medicare

The president of the AARP says seniors shouldn’t be worried about their Medicare benefits because of the Affordable Care Act.

Read more
Health/Medical
8:05 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Three hospitals tied to UNMC will merge

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The leadership of three Omaha-area hospitals with ties to the University of Nebraska Medical Center will be merged.

Read more
Health/Medical
1:00 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Nebraska Methodist College adding doctoral degree program

Nebraska Methodist College will offer a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree starting next fall.

Read more
Health/Medical
4:00 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Forum focuses on rural impact of health insurance marketplace

A forum Tuesday in Ashland focuses on what the Affordable Care Act means for rural Nebraskans.

Read more
Health/Medical
6:06 am
Wed October 9, 2013

Healthcare Forums

The Charles Drew Health Center is presenting a series of forums for the community to help individuals understand the Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicaid Enrollment.

Read more
Health/Medical
4:52 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Nebraska health care enrollment inches forward

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nonprofit groups are still working to sign Nebraskans up for health insurance through the new federal marketplace, despite computer problems that have lasted for nearly a week.

Read more

Pages