Nebraska Assistance Programs

Nebraska Medicaid Program

Website:

dhhs.ne.gov/medicaid/Pages/med_medindex.aspx

Nebraska Medicaid Program

Cost:

No cost.

Eligibility Requirements:

Nebraska Medicaid is available to certain low income persons including persons who are aged, blind, disabled, children, and others who meet eligibility requirements. To apply for medical assistance, an application must be completed and given to the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services. For more information, contact your nearest Department of Health and Human Services Office

Phone Number:

(402) 471-9147

Nebraska Rx Card

Website:

www.nebraskarxcard.com

Nebraska Rx Card

Cost:

No cost.

Eligibility Requirements:

The program is open to all residents of the state of Nebraska.

Phone Number:

(402) 909-1128

Program Description:

Nebraska Rx Card is the statewide free prescription assistance program available to all residents of Nebraska. The program was launched June 30, 2009 to help uninsured and underinsured Nebraskans afford prescription medication. Residents with insurance can also use the program to discount non-covered medications.

Nebraska Rx Card provides savings as high as 75% on some medications. The program is completely confidential and all cards are pre-activated and do not expire. The program is accepted at Hy-Vee, CVS/pharmacy, Kmart, Pamida, Safeway, Shopko, Target, Walmart, and Walgreens along with 56,000 other participating pharmacies nationwide. Hy-Vee has been named the preferred pharmacy for Nebraska Rx Card. Residents unable to obtain a hard card can visit any Hy-Vee location in Nebraska and simply ask to have their prescription processed through Nebraska Rx Card.

With today's rising cost of health care, Nebraska Rx Card is a simple solution to the high cost of prescription medications. Residents can print a free pre-activated card, locate participating pharmacies, and search drug pricing by visiting www.nebraskarxcard.com.

Kids Connection

Website:

dhhs.ne.gov/medicaid/Pages/med_kidsconx.aspx

Kids Connection

Cost:

No cost.

Eligibility Requirements:

Kids Connection is for uninsured Nebraska residents under 19 years old. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens or legal residents. Eligible families must be within the family income guidelines.

Phone Number:

(877) 632-5437

Program Description:

Kids Connection is health care coverage for qualified children developed by the State of Nebraska. It includes both the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and the Nebraska Medical Assistance Program (also known as Medicaid). Its purpose is to provide health care to low-income and low-income uninsured children all across the state.

Nebraska AIDS Drugs Assistance Program

Website:

dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Documents/Ryan1_Policy_ADAP_MedicarePartD2010.pdf

Nebraska AIDS Drugs Assistance Program

Cost:

No cost.

Eligibility Requirements:

Must be and HIV+ resident of Nebraska. Inmates are not elligible.

Phone Number:

(402) 559-4673