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Posted on Dec 5, 2018 (5 days ago)
Nebraska Farm Bureau: Trade Conflicts Cost State $1.2B  Insurance Journal

A Nebraska Farm Bureau report says trade conflicts have cost Nebraska farmers up to $1 billion in farm income this year. The report released on Dec. 3.


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Posted on Dec 1, 2018 (8 days ago)
Hurry! The deadline to enroll in the ACA is almost here. What you need to know  Omaha World-Herald

The deadline to sign up for individual health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act is fast approaching, and officials are encouraging consumers to ...


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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 (25 days ago)
Nebraska Seeking New Ways to Warn Drivers About Deer  Insurance Journal

You've seen them — the yellow signs along the state's rural roadways that warn of a deer crossing ahead. Trouble is, researchers say, we mostly ignore.


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Posted on Nov 14, 2018 (26 days ago)
Nebraska Safety Council recommends creating a safe driver program for the workplace  KMTV - 3 News Now

The number of distracted driving crashes is rising nationwide. According to the Nebraska Safety Council, if an employee gets in a distracted driving crash while ...


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Posted on Dec 4, 2018 (6 days ago)
How Access to Obamacare Cuts Late Housing Payments  CityLab

A first-of-its kind study suggests that Medicaid expansion under the ACA boosts financial outcomes—and keeps people from losing their homes.


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Posted on Nov 16, 2018 (24 days ago)
WESTCO offering group health insurance to farmer members  Rapid City Journal

Nebraska farmer members of participating cooperatives now have the opportunity to enroll in the first multi-state group health plan under new Association Health ...


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Posted on Nov 16, 2018 (24 days ago)
Critical Access Hospitals Recognized for Top Performance in Quality by Nebraska Office of Rural Health and The Chartis Center for Rural Health  Associated Press

PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 16, 2018--During this week's Nebraska Critical Access Hospitals Conference on Quality, The Chartis Center for ...


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Posted on Nov 28, 2018 (12 days ago)
James F. Theis | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

James F. Theis, 94, Topeka, Kansas, one of the greatest of the great generation, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on November 22, 2018.


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Posted on Nov 11, 2018 (29 days ago)
Grace: Columbus, Nebraska's Medicaid vote was a battle of 'people need help' vs. 'get off your butts'  Omaha World-Herald

COLUMBUS, Neb. — Finishing her beer at Nebraska's oldest still-running tavern, a place that had been in her family for years, 74-year-old Cathy Hoops ...


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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 (25 days ago)
Company Faces OSHA Fines Due to Farmworker's Death in Nebraska  Insurance Journal

A federal safety agency has proposed fining a company in connection with the death of an employee who was working in a Hall County, Nebraska, cornfield.


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Posted on Dec 3, 2018 (7 days ago)
Beware of holiday scams  Columbus Telegram

The opportunity to acquire new information is easier now than at any point in our world's history. Access to information at the right time can spark a new passion ...


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Posted today (16 hours ago)
'We're Fighting For Our Lives' — Patients Protest Sky-High Insulin Prices  NET Website

Angela Lautner knew her thirst was unusual, even for someone directing airplanes, outside in the Memphis summer heat. "We had coolers of Gatorade and ...


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Posted on Nov 13, 2018 (27 days ago)
Red states vote for blue policy: Nebraska, Idaho and Utah voters expand Medicaid over GOP objections  Salon

Millions of voters decided on the future of healthcare policy in America on November 6, as Democrats reclaimed control of the House of Representatives while ...


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Posted on Nov 25, 2018 (15 days ago)
More Red State Medicaid Ballot Measures May Emerge In 2020  Forbes

The Fairness Project is evaluating "the viability of campaigns in all states that haven't expanded Medicaid but do have a ballot process" following successful ...


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Posted yesterday.
Seniors steamed over cuts to SilverSneakers fitness program  The CT Mirror

John Garland Graves was taken aback when he walked into his McKinleyville, Calif., gym in October and learned that his SilverSneakers membership was being ...


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Posted on Dec 3, 2018 (7 days ago)
Former Nebraska hospital director accused of embezzling more than $4M  Becker's Hospital Review

The former pharmacy director of Omaha, Neb. -based Children's Hospital and Medical Center is being investigated by the state's attorney general in the ...


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Posted on Dec 6, 2018 (4 days ago)
Minimizing Risk Gets Noticed For County  The Western Nebraska observer

At the regular Kimball County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday this week, Mark Masterton of the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management.


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Posted today (4 hours ago)
Popular with voters, more conservative states push for Medicaid expansion  Marketplace APM

One of the big winners in November's midterm election was public health insurance coverage – specifically expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care ...


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Posted on Nov 26, 2018 (14 days ago)
Insurer pays people $3-4 a day to get off their duffs if they record activity on Apple Watch  Omaha World-Herald

Through the program, participants can earn up to $3 or $4 a day, depending on the plan — or nearly $1100 a year — by meeting three fitness goals.


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Posted on Dec 6, 2018 (4 days ago)
Seniors outraged over cuts to health insurance gym program  ABC News

This story is from Kaiser Health News. John Garland Graves was taken aback when he walked into his McKinleyville, Calif., gym in October and learned that his ...


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Posted on Dec 3, 2018 (7 days ago)
Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers  The Sun Herald

Omaha World Herald. November 29, 2018. Setting long-term relationship between UNO and UNMC is a major decision for NU. At present, the long-term ...


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Posted on Dec 3, 2018 (7 days ago)
Hospitals in Two States Go Live With Epic EHR Implementations  EHRIntelligence.com

Two hospitals went live with Epic EHR implementations over the weekend to improve health data exchange with local hospitals and healthcare organizations.


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Posted on Nov 29, 2018 (11 days ago)
Lancaster Pollard Structures Financing Between Agemark and Protective Life Insurance Company  Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 29, 2018--Lancaster Pollard Mortgage Company, LLC announced today it has facilitated a refinancing between ...


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Posted on Nov 28, 2018 (12 days ago)
Sen. Bill Cassidy speaks on National Flood Insurance program  KALB News

Lawmakers are focused on an extension for the National Flood Insurance program, and Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy has cosponsored his own bill aimed at ...


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Posted on Nov 16, 2018 (24 days ago)
How Medicaid broke through in three deep-red states, and could do the same in more  Los Angeles Times

The victories — which bring to 36 the number of states that have elected to expand Medicaid coverage — were the product of a new model of political action that ...


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