Health Care

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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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.

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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.

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