Health/Medical

Health/Medical
6:06 am
Fri November 28, 2014

ACA Enrollment Period Underway

The Affordable Care Act Marketplace is open for enrollment through February 15th.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Wed November 26, 2014

UNMC Researcher: Health Benefits for Ex-Smokers Outweigh Weight Gain

Results of a recent study conducted by UNMC staff indicate it’s better to be an ex-smoker who is overweight than a smoker at a normal weight when it comes to the risk of death.

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Health/Medical
8:28 am
Fri November 21, 2014

2 Nebraskans indicted on Medicaid fraud

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The owner of an Omaha medical equipment company and a southeastern Nebraska mental health professional have been indicted on federal counts of Medicaid fraud.

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Health/Medical
11:22 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Nebraska insurer rejects medical network's offer

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is rejecting the latest contract offer from one of the state's biggest medical networks because the insurer says the offer still costs too much.

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Health/Medical
4:54 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Medical network makes counteroffer in rate dispute

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — One of Nebraska's biggest medical networks delivered a counteroffer to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska Monday in an attempt to end a contract stalemate.

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8:44 am
Mon November 17, 2014

Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola at Omaha hospital

Dr. Martin Salia died Monday morning, two days after arriving at Nebraska Medical Center to be treated for Ebola.

Nebraska Medical Center doctors say they did all they could to try to save the life of a Sierra Leone surgeon who died of Ebola.

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4:00 pm
Sat November 15, 2014

Doctor with Ebola arrives in US from Sierra Leone

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A surgeon who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone has arrived in the United States for treatment.

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8:13 am
Fri November 14, 2014

AP source: Doctor with Ebola coming to US for care

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal government source says a surgeon working in West Africa's Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and will be flown to the United States for treatment on Saturday.

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12:57 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

UNMC, Nebraska Medicine, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital form partnership

UNMC and Nebraska Medicine are partnering with Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital on a new program.

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Health/Medical
6:15 am
Sat November 1, 2014

UN Medical Center releases Ebola education course

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Medical Center and affiliated Nebraska Medicine clinics have launched a free online public education course on Ebola.

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