Consider the following statistics about health care coverage in Nebraska:
Total Nebraska Residents - 1,758,755
Nebraska uninsured residents - 12.6%
Total Nebraska HMO enrollment - 81,977
Avg annual employee premium in NE employer-sponsored plan (after employer contrib): $1,010
Avg NE hospital cost per inpatient day (before insurance) - $1,250
Source data according to the Kaiser Family Foundation:
Health Insurance Coverage of the Total Population, states (2007-2008), U.S. (2008)
Total HMO Enrollment, July 2008
Average Single Premium per Enrolled Employee For Employer-Based Health Insurance, 2008
Hospital Adjusted Expenses per Inpatient Day, 2007
Looking to purchase Nebraska health insurance? We offer a broad selection of Nebraska health plans for individuals, families and small businesses from most of the leading Nebraska health insurance companies.
Residents can also refer to a number of resources within Nebraska:
Nebraska Medicaid Program
The Nebraska Medical Assistance Program is jointly funded by the State and the federal governments to provide medical services to those who cannot afford to pay for medically necessary services.
Nebraska Family Health Services
Includes information on adolescent and school health, immunizations, nutrition, newborn screening.
Nebraska Office of Minority Health Services
The Office of Minority Health and Human Services advances the interests of people of color in order to reduce the disparity that exists between the health status of racial and ethnic minorities and non-minorities in Nebraska.