Nebraska

State of State speeches provide governors with an opportunity to highlight recent policy successes as well as outline key plans and issue areas of focus for the coming year. These speeches are generally strong indicators of governors’ main priorities and sometimes also include specific proposal suggestions and funding recommendations for deliberation by legislatures. Currently, 31 […]

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  • Nebraska Medicaid Patient-Centered Medical Home Pilot The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), guided by a governor-appointed physician Medicaid Medical Home Advisory Council, launched a two-year medical home pilot. The program operated under the authority of a 1932(a) state plan amendment, approved by CMS in January 2011. This pilot was limited to two practices […]

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    April 1, 2014 | Filed under: Nebraska
  • In Nebraska There were a total of 237,484 beneficiaries enrolled in Nebraska’s Medicaid program as of July 2011. Of these, 202,189 were enrolled in managed care. Of these 100,972 were enrolled in an MCO; 7,282 were enrolled in a PCCM program. Also, 202, 189 received behavioral health services through a specialize managed care program. Beginning […]

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    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: Nebraska
  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Nebraska 2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Nebraska 2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Nebraska 2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Nebraska Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Nebraska NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Nebraska operates a combination CHIP program. […]

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    December 5, 2012 | Filed under: Nebraska
  • NASHP’s Accountable Care Activity map is a work in progress; state activity pages will be launched in waves throughout Fall 2012.   At this time, we have no information on accountable care activity that meets the following criteria: (1) Medicaid or CHIP agency participation (not necessarily leadership); (2) explicitly intended to advance accountable or integrated […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Nebraska
  • Nebraska’s Medicaid HIT targets include: e-eligibility; e-claims expansions; e-prescribing; identification of the Medicaid stakeholder provider community members that qualify for inclusion in HIE and associated EMR/EHR initiatives and incentives; identification of providers who demonstrate increased efficiencies, reduce overuse of services, reduce the duplication of services, and produce improved clinical health outcomes. As a payer, Medicaid […]

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    April 13, 2010 | Filed under: Nebraska
  • Nebraska’s HIE Strategic Plan puts forth a plan for utilizing existing public-private relationships and regional HIEs to advance health information exchange in the state. Nebraska Strategic Plan 1.1 MB

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    March 26, 2010 | Filed under: Nebraska