Nebraska's Medicaid managed care program,
Heritage Health, combines Nebraska Medicaid's physical health, behavioral health, and pharmacy programs into a single comprehensive and coordinated program for the state's Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) enrollees. Heritage Health members enroll in one of three statewide health plans to receive their health care benefits.
Included in this section is general information on the Heritage Health program, as well as information on the three health plans in the program.
Nebraska Medicaid will be hosting a statewide listening tour about the state's Medicaid managed care program, where community members are invited to share their experiences with Medicaid's current health plans. This feedback will help the Medicaid program with developing new managed care contracts in 2022.
The tour will begin on January 11 and stop in 5 communities across the state in addition to two virtual meetings:
An agenda for our first meeting is below. All meetings will have the same agenda items.
For more details, see DHHS's press release (Jan. 4).
See previous updates:
Nebraska Medicaid will be procuring new contracts for its capitated managed care program, Heritage Health, in 2022. At a glance, Medicaid's anticipated schedule for procuring these contracts is as follows:
As part of this process, the Medicaid team will be hosting listening sessions across the state in January to hear from members of the community who would like to share their experiences with Medicaid's current managed care plans. This feedback is valuable and will help Medicaid develop its next managed care contracts. More details on times and locations of these listening sessions will be announced in a press release in the coming weeks.
Posted: November 3, 2021