Nebraska Eliminates Tiered Benefits For Medicaid Expansion Population

By Maya Goldman / June 3, 2021 at 6:08 PM
Nebraska has decided to withdraw its Section 1115 waiver application that required people in the Medicaid expansion population to participate in work and other personal responsibility requirements in order to access dental, vision and over-the-counter medication benefits, and as of Oct. 1 all Medicaid beneficiaries will now have access to these benefits. The move, announced Tuesday (June 1), comes after the Biden administration notified the state in February that it would likely rescind that component of the waiver. Nebraska voters...

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