LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A lawyer for public school districts in Nebraska say some are considering cutting hours for part-time employees who work between 30 and 40 hours per week to avoid offering them health insurance benefits.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Democratic proposal to expand Medicaid in Iowa is coming up for debate in a Senate subcommittee.
UNMC’s College of Nursing Lincoln Division recently received a $3.36 million grant to fund a 5-year study looking at the adherence to exercise in heart failure patients.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State lawmakers have reached a bipartisan deal to provide $11.6 million to counties to fund mental health services in the current budget year.
Fewer minorities are getting colorectal cancer screenings, according to a new study conducted in the Center for Health Policy at UNMC.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Doctors who treat newborns are urging Nebraska lawmakers to support a bill that would require congenital heart screenings as a way to help spot potential health threats.
A bill in the Nebraska Legislature would extend Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A top Iowa health official calls this the worst flu season the state has seen in many years.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A lawmaker has introduced a bill that would boot the governor, attorney general and other elected officials off Nebraska's state employee health insurance plan.
The flu is now widespread in Nebraska, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.