- Exchanges: CMS will run a federally-facilitated exchange in Nebraska.
- Medicaid Expansion: Governor Heineman has said the state cannot afford to expand Medicaid, but has not definitively said the state will not participate.
- Medicare Advantage Enrollment: Nebraska currently has 33,544 seniors and people with disabilities enrolled in Medicare Advantage, or about 12% of all Medicare beneficiaries.
NEWS OF NOTE
» Associated Press – Health care law will boost cost of claims in Neb.
» World-Herald Bureau – Gov. Heineman seeks public opinion on health care exchange
» Gov. Heineman’s Statement on Health Care Ruling (press release)
» KVNO News – Lawmakers, Small Business Owners Wait for Health Reform Verdict