Nebraska Medicaid Program

Nebraska Medicaid Reform

Insurance and the Uninsured in Nebraska
Most people who have private health insurance typically are not on Medicaid. Additionally, Nebraska has fewer people under the age of 65 that are uninsured than the national average. That is very positive.

PDFNE Insurance Coverage

PDFNE Health Insurance Facts

However, Nebraska has a large number of very small employers or small businesses. As a percentage, Nebraska is far below the national average of employers that offer health insurance and/or how much employers contribute. Employee contributions, whether it’s a single person paying 21% of the health insurance premium or a family coverage premium is 26%, are far above the national average

There has been a lot of discussion about what’s happening with private insurance in Nebraska and whether people are moving onto Medicaid because they can’t afford private health insurance.

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