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Nebraska, we’ve got you covered
No-cost or low-cost health coverage from UnitedHealthcare Community Plan. Learn about UnitedHealthcare Medicaid health plans we offer in Nebraska.
Helping people is at the heart of all we do
All Nebraskans deserve affordable health care, including you. At UnitedHealthcare Community Plan, we help people live healthier lives.
We cover adults, people with disabilities, expecting moms and children with our NE Heritage Health Medicaid plans.
See why Nebraskans choose UnitedHealthcare
Whatever plan you choose, we’ll help you get the care you need.
- Large variety of network providers
- No-cost virtual visits
- Prescription drugs
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Nebraska is partnering with Unite Us to connect our members to vital community services. Things like food, clothing and financial support. Learn more about Unite Nebraska.
Questions? We’re here to help.
Call 1-844-812-5967, TTY 711, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. local time, 7 days a week.
Are you interested in sharing your opinions about the care you received or the services you need? Our 2022 MMA Consumer Advisory Committee may be for you. If you are interested in joining or have any questions, please send an email to MMACAC@uhc.com.
NE Medicaid Plans:
- No- or low-cost
- Pregnant women and children
- Low-income individuals with families
- Blind and disabled individuals
- Expecting moms
- Adult expansion
- Parents looking for Medicaid for their children
Heritage Health Adult Expansion:
- Nebraska adults, ages 19-64
- Not currently eligible for Medicaid
- Not enrolled in or qualified for Medicare
- Not pregnant when applying
NE Dual Special Needs Plans:
- Those qualifying for both Medicare and Medicaid
- Seniors 65+
- People with disabilities
Healthy First Steps®
Build a healthy future for you and your baby, and earn great rewards. Our UnitedHealthcare Healthy First Steps® program helps keep you and your baby healthy during pregnancy and your baby’s first 15 months of life.
We’ll help you:
- Choose a pregnancy provider and a pediatrician (child’s doctor).
- Schedule visits and exams and arrange rides to your visits.
- Earn rewards for going to visits throughout your pregnancy and baby’s first 15 months of life.
- Get supplies, including breast pumps for nursing moms.
- Connect with community resources such as Women, Infants and Children (WIC) services.
Community baby showers
We offer educational events for pregnant moms. Learn how to take good care of yourself and your baby during pregnancy and after delivery.
Aunt Bertha is a web-based application that matches you with support services. Find the best fit for your needs close to home. Services include:
- Housing support
- Health education and support groups
- Job training
- Legal support and more
Transportation is available to WIC appointments, prenatal/parenting classes and Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous meetings.
Wandering and elopement
Wandering, also called elopement, is an issue that affects some individuals with disabilities. We provide members and families with door and window alarms (up to six per household) to help minimize wandering.
On My Way (OMW) program
OMW is an online program for young adult members age 19–21. It helps smooth the transition from foster care or the parents’/guardians’ home to independent living. OMW teaches skills for money, housing, job training and college.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
It’s taken care of automatically. Your baby is pre-enrolled in your health plan as part of your pregnancy care.
After your health plan begins you will have 90 days to change it. After that 90-day timeframe, you may only change your health plan during the Open Enrollment period.
No. family members can see different doctors. We call a medical professional you see a Primary Care Provider or PCP. When you see the same PCP over time, it’s easier to develop a relationship with them. Each family member can have their own PCP, or you may all choose to see the same PCP.
You may be eligible for Nebraska Medicaid if you are:
- 65 years of age or older
- An Individual under 65 years of age who has a disability, or is visually impaired according to Social Security guidelines
- An Individual 18 years of age or younger
- An adult age 19-64
- A pregnant woman
- A parent or caretaker
- A former foster care youth