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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 MMA Consumer Advisory Committee may be for you. If you are interested in joining or have any questions, please send an email to

1Benefits, features, and/or devices vary by plan/area. Limitations, exclusions and/or network restrictions may apply. Other hearing exam providers are available in the UnitedHealthcare network. The plan only covers hearing aids from a UnitedHealthcare Hearing network provider.

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

NE Dual Special Needs plans:

  • Those qualifying for both Medicare and Medicaid
  • Seniors 65+
  • People with disabilities

Featured Programs


New On-Demand Self Care for $0.

You can get the Self Care app from AbleTo at no cost. Self Care offers you:

  • Meditation tools to help you relax
  • Mood and habit tracking so you can find patterns and see how your behaviors affect your mood
  • Guides around topics that matter most to you
  • Optional weekly check-ins to unlock personalized content

To get started, visit

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. 

Find Help

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
  • Food
  • Health education and support groups
  • Job training
  • Legal support and more

Extra Transportation

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. 


HealthTalk member newsletter

Our HealthTalk newsletter is now online. The newsletters are a great way to learn about our health plan and important health topics.

You can read it whenever, wherever you want. Check back quarterly for a new edition.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • To apply for Medicaid, send a completed application to DHHS. Applications can be done online at iServe Nebraska. To renew your Medicaid coverage, visit ACCESSNebraska.

    You can also complete an application by phone. Or fill out and mail it to your nearest DHHS office.

  • 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