Health Care

Health/Medical
8:48 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Medicare Open Enrollment deadline is Friday

About 300 Douglas County residents will have to find a new Medicare plan next year.

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Government
2:48 pm
Wed December 5, 2012

Report critical of Nebraska's efforts to privatize child welfare system

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's effort to privatize child welfare services wasn't necessarily bad — it just went too fast.

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Wed December 5, 2012

UNMC study finds a critical shortage of primary care physicians in rural Nebraska

A new study by UNMC’s Center for Health Policy found that 11 Nebraska counties have no primary care physician.

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Government
8:24 am
Tue December 4, 2012

State Senator expects Medicaid expansion, inheritance tax discussions to dominate 2013 session

A State Senator from Omaha says he’ll support legislation in the upcoming legislative session to expand Medicaid in Nebraska.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Tue November 27, 2012

November is National Hospice Awareness Month

Hospice is a philosophy of care aimed at providing a network of support for people with a life threatening or terminal disease. 

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Fri November 23, 2012

UNMC Officials Talk Health Care Reform

UNMC

With the election past, UNMC is looking toward what impact the results will have on health care reform.

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Tue November 20, 2012

March of Dimes report shows fewer premature births, but more uninsured women

A new report shows Nebraska is making some progress when it comes to lowering the rate of babies born prematurely.

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Government
1:00 am
Fri November 16, 2012

Nebraska opts for federally-run health insurance exchange

The state of Nebraska will participate in a federally-run health insurance exchange, according to Governor Dave Heineman.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Tue November 13, 2012

13 cases of flu reported in Douglas County

The Douglas County Health Department is encouraging everyone to get a flu shot.

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Health/Medical
8:26 am
Fri November 9, 2012

UNMC dean says need for nurses continues to grow

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska already faces a nursing shortage. But a top dean at the University of Nebraska Medical Center says the need will grow even more under the federal health care law.

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