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June 11, 2012
Kathie Osterman, Communications and Legislative Services, 402-471-9313 or
Medicaid Clients Urged to Enroll in Health Plans
More Medical Providers Being Added
Lincoln – Medicaid clients in 83 Nebraska counties have until June 26 to enroll in one of two expanded Medicaid Managed Care health plans and choose their primary care provider.  
More providers are being added to the Arbor Health and Coventry Care health plan networks every day.   Medicaid clients are urged to see if their medical provider is listed and then select one of the health plans.
Clients can get updates by checking the health plan websites at and  Clients without access to a computer can call the Medicaid Enrollment Center toll-free at 1-888-255-2605 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CDT), Monday through Friday.
Medicaid clients in 10 southeast Nebraska counties are already enrolled in Managed Care and are not affected by this change.  These counties are Cass, Dodge, Douglas, Gage, Lancaster, Otoe, Sarpy, Saunders, Seward and Washington.  All other 83 counties are moving to managed care effective July 1, 2012.
 Attached is aFrequently Asked Questions document that can provide additional information.