Health Care

Government
8:12 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Nearly 200 people dropped from Nebraska insurance program

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials have pulled nearly 200 people out of a state program that helps pay for private health insurance when doing so is cheaper than billing through Medicaid.

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Health/Medical
5:24 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Deadline approaching for Nebraska's health insurance marketplace

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Community groups are hustling to meet an Oct. 1 deadline to launch a new health insurance marketplace in Nebraska, a key piece of the federal health care law designed to steer users toward a coverage plan.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Enroll Nebraska to Help Enroll Thousands of Nebraskans in Health Care Coverage

Enroll Nebraska is a partnership created to connect organizations with the resources they need so their clients and constituents can gain healthcare coverage.

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Health/Medical
12:04 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Four companies seek to provide health insurance to Nebraskans as part of ACA

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Four companies intend to sell health insurance to Nebraskans who can't get coverage from their employers.

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Government
8:46 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Kearney chosen as location for new veterans home

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman has selected Kearney as the location for the new Central Nebraska Veterans Home.

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Health/Medical
2:43 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Health centers receive enrollment grants

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The federal government has awarded nearly $700,000 to six Nebraska health centers to help people with health care enrollment.

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Health/Medical
1:26 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Website provides resources on health insurance marketplace

The Kaiser Family Foundation estimates 13 percent of Nebraskans are uninsured.

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Health/Medical
1:32 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Iowa Gov. signs health care expansion bill in to law

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has signed legislation that expands low-income health care in Iowa.

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Health/Medical
1:49 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

UNMC opens new $20 million Truhlsen Eye Institute

Credit UNMC

UNMC’s new state-of-the-art eye institute is open in midtown Omaha.

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Health/Medical
2:13 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

VA Research Week: 155 studies ongoing at Omaha VA Medical Center

Credit VA of Nebraska-Western Iowa

The VA of Nebraska-Western Iowa received $10 million in grants last year for research in to treatment for diabetes, battlefield injuries, and more.

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