Nebraska hospitalizations due to COVID-19 overall were up 6% last week, with an average 364 patients hospitalized with the virus. But new admissions were down by 9%.
The latest resolution will run through February but was made retroactive to Aug. 19 to cover what commissioners called the “potential exposure” around that time of acting County Treasurer Sheri Newton.
Episode 19: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada also discuss the compassion fatigue health care providers feel as COVID cases spike yet again.
She was accused of submitting 1,201 claims totaling $109,274 to Nebraska Medicaid without proper documentation showing that services had been provided.
Tulsa's historical inequities between north and south neighborhoods include provider access and health outcomes. The past 20 years have focused on improving a life expectancy gap, but it is stubbornly stuck at a decade less of life for those in north Tulsa.
The Biden administration on Monday will allocate $150 million from the American Rescue Plan to community-based health care providers across th…
State Sen. Tom Briese said his COVID liability bill would "provide peace of mind to business owners." Sen. Steve Lathrop ended a hearing on his own bill saying he hadn't heard evidence of a problem.
The Health Department hopes to wrap up Phase 1A vaccinations in the next week or two before turning to the monster task of vaccinating those 65 and over, essential workers including teachers and younger residents with medical conditions.
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Nebraska health care leaders looked ahead to a time when COVID patients and others needing medical care might overwhelm the state's health care system.
If your child’s anxiety is not improving or your child seems to be struggling with learning overall, talk with your health care provider. Together you can determine if there is a larger issue that may need to be addressed or if your child can benefit from speaking to a psychologist or psychiatrist.
The $30 billion first round of emergency grants was distributed based on the historical share of Medicare payments to hospitals, doctors and other providers. Federal HHS officials say the next round of grants will focus on providers in areas "particularly impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak," as well as those with lower shares of Medicare revenues.
The shield is intended to provide health care workers with an extra layer of protection from contagion and help conserve limited supplies of protective gear.
With the recent announcement of a COVID-19 positive case in Scotts Bluff County, further information is being shared with the public to limit the spread. This case has been determined to be community spread, someone who has been infected but health officials aren’t sure where or how.
The provider was working in the neonatal intensive care unit at the hospital near 82nd Street and West Dodge Road over the weekend.
As the opioid epidemic continues to sweep the U.S., providers across Nebraska are facing the challenge of determining the appropriateness of p…