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Children's Health Insurance Program (Nebraska)

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Nebraska Kids Connection

Kids Connection, developed by the State of Nebraska, provides health care to low-income and low-income uninsured children under the age of 19 all across the state.

Eligibility Requirements
To qualify for Kids Connection, a child must be a resident of the state of Nebraska, a US citizen or legal resident and their family income must meet the required income guidelines.

Waiting Periods
There is no waiting period for Kids Connection from the termination date of prior group health insurance coverage, even if it was cancelled voluntarily.

Covered Services and Benefits
Nebraska Kids Connection provides health care coverage for:

  • Hospital Services
  • Physician Services
  • Laboratory and X-ray Services
  • Dental Services
  • Prescribed Drugs
  • Mental Health Services
  • Substance abuse assessment and treatment services
  • Counseling
  • Visual Care Services
  • Specialty services for children with disabilities or chronic health conditions

Health Plan Options
The Kids Connection health insurance plan is an extension of the Nebraska Medicaid Plan. There is one health plan option available to all children that are eligible to participate.

Premium Payments, Co-Payments and Coinsurance
There are no premiums are co-payments required from Kids Connection plan members.

Program Length, Enrollment and Renewal
Kids Connection offers six months of continuous eligibility. Near the end of the six month period, you will be contacted by mail and required to complete a short review form and requested to provide verification of any reported changes and wage stubs for the previous three month period.

Nebraska Kids Connection Contact Information
Kids Connection
Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services Finance & Support
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
Telephone: 877-632-5437, 402-471-8845

Kids Connection Website

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