Medicaid coverage is available for Nebraskans age 19-64 who earn up to 138% of the federal poverty level (about $17,000 a year for a single person). People with Medicare can qualify for Medicaid in various ways, but not through Heritage Health Adult.
Coverage includes services like doctor's office visits, hospital visits, and prescription drugs, as well as dental, vision, and over-the-counter drug coverage.
Below are resources that cover the basics of Nebraska's Medicaid expansion.
All items above and more are included together in the toolkit below:
Everyone who is eligible for Medicaid through expansion automatically received equal benefits, including dental, vision, and over-the-counter medications, effective October 1, 2021. Prior to this date, receipt of dental, vision, and over-the-counter medications was subject to specific criteria.