PicturesAgingMedicaid Waiver InitiativePress ReleasesSearch Medicaid Eligibility Page Content Medicaid Program Home Medicaid Services Medicaid Reform Medical Assistance Advisory Committee Current Initiatives Contacts Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program Medical Necessity Guideline and Criteria Provider Information Program Integrity CHIP Managed Care Pharmacy Services Rules and Regulations Medicaid State Plan Electronic Data Interchange Client Information Recent Web Updates Nebraska Medicaid Program Medicaid Eligibility Click to subscribe How do I apply? To apply for Nebraska Medicaid you may either fill out an application online by visiting ACCESSNebraska.ne.gov or you may call one of the numbers listed below and request a paper application that you may submit by mail. Apply Online Brochures Medicaid Brochure Folleto de Medicaid Reporting Changes during Transitional Medical Assistance Medical Eligibility Customer Service Contact: Call (855) 632-7633 In Lincoln (402) 473-7000 In Omaha (402) 595-1178 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday Depending on an applicant’s income and family size, he or she may qualify for health coverage through a state’s Medicaid program or through other insurance affordability programs such as Qualified Health Plans or Advanced Premium Tax Credits. Individuals may fill out an application through the Marketplace to learn more about their health care options. Face-to-Face Interview Contacts What is the Affordable Care Act? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a federal law passed in 2010. The ACA requires most U.S. citizens and legal residents to have health care coverage by January 1, 2014. To learn more about your health care coverage options through the federal Marketplace, visit Healthcare.gov or call 1-800-318-2596 (TTY: 1-855-889-4325). You may complete an application through the Marketplace to apply for Medicaid, a Qualified Health Plan, or Advanced Premium Tax Credits. Individuals who choose not to enroll in a health plan may have to pay a tax penalty. Visit Healthcare.gov for more information. Subscribe to this page to receive automated emails about Medicaid eligibility changes as new information is posted. Foster Care Health flyer Frequently Asked Questions Nebraska Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act GO TO ACCESSNebraska to: Select a self screening to determine the programs for which you may want to apply; Complete an online application that you can complete and submit electronically; Print a paper application that you can complete and mail. Documents in PDF format require the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader which can be downloaded for free from Adobe Systems, Inc.