Federal Officials Sign Off On Nebraska’s Plan To Expand Managed Care In Medicaid Program

Omaha World-Herald:
Feds Approve Nebraska HHS Plan To Manage Medicaid Services

Federal officials have approved the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services’ plan to revamp how Medicaid services are managed in the state. The approval, announced Friday, clears the way for three private companies to manage both physical and mental health care services for Medicaid recipients across the state. … Heritage Health expands Nebraska’s involvement with Medicaid managed care, which began as a pilot program in 1995. (Stoddard, 10/4)