February 2020 Newsletter

HIGHLIGHT

Health Care Bills in Nebraska Legislature

NE Capitol

It’s the middle of the short, 60-day legislative session in Nebraska. Did you know NET streams all floor debate and hearings online for free? Check out debate on LB932 which would require the state to start Medicaid Expansion on Oct. 1, 2020 as projected.

UPCOMING EVENTS

If you know about health care-related and/or outreach and enrollment events happening in your area, visit our events page and enter your event into our Submit An Event form.

EVENTS

Public Charge Refresher Webinar
Tuesday, March 3rd, 12 pm CT
Hosted by Health Centers Association of Nebraska
Public charge regulation will go into effect on Monday, February 24th. Join this webinar to learn more about the rule and how it will affect Nebraskans.
http://hcan.adobeconnect.com/publicchargerefresh/
Call in line: 1-800-789-6305
Code: 860 902 3098

NEWS AND UPDATES

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Lincoln Journal Star: Medicaid expansion delay is costly for Lancaster County, leader says
Voters approved Medicaid expansion in 2018, and Flowerday lamented the state’s “slow-walking” implementation of it, which is projected to be live by Oct. 1.

RESOURCES

Public Charge Toolkit:

On Nebraska Medicaid Expansion:

Health Insurance Literacy

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