Health Care

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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