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News - DHHS announces updates to Medicaid Expansion

DHHS announces updates to Medicaid Expansion

June 4, 2021

Lincoln – Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announces that all Nebraskans who are eligible for Medicaid expansion will receive equal benefits coverage, including dental services, vision servicesband over-the-counter medications, starting October 1, 2021.

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News - Nebraska Legislative Update: Crisis Standards of Care Webinar

Nebraska Legislative Update: Crisis Standards of Care Webinar

June 4, 2021

LB139 is a recently enacted Nebraska law containing both the COVID-19 Liability Act and the Health Care Crisis Protocol Act.

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News - Up to $180,000 in student loan payments available for medical professionals

Up to $180,000 in student loan payments available for medical professionals

June 4, 2021

Lincoln – As the school year winds down and recent university graduates begin looking to start a career, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has a lucrative incentive program for them to consider.

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News - The Healthcare Divide on PBS

The Healthcare Divide on PBS

May 20, 2021

FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the growing inequities in American health care exposed by COVID-19.

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News - 4 Nebraska hospitals with 5 stars from CMS: 2021

4 Nebraska hospitals with 5 stars from CMS: 2021

May 13, 2021

CMS updated its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings for 2021, giving 455 hospitals a rating of five stars, including 4 Nebraska Hospitals.

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News - Rural hospitals, clinics to receive $1 billion for COVID-19 mitigation efforts

Rural hospitals, clinics to receive $1 billion for COVID-19 mitigation efforts

May 7, 2021

The Health Resources and Services Administration will provide nearly $1 billion to small rural hospitals, critical access hospitals and rural health clinics to expand COVID-19 testing and help mitigate the virus in their communities.

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News - Ensuring Good Health Equity

Ensuring Good Health Equity

April 26, 2021

We’re all about being good neighbors in Nebraska. And part of being a good neighbor is taking extra care for all of our populations and their health needs.

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News - 340B Webinar Series - Optimizing 340B Specialty Pharmacy

340B Webinar Series - Optimizing 340B Specialty Pharmacy

April 26, 2021

As the specialty pharmaceutical industry continues to see growth, there may be opportunities for significant savings to your 340B program.

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