Health Insurance in Nebraska
According to the US Census Bureau, about 15.7% of the US population did not have some form of health insurance coverage in 2011.In Nebraska, about 8.3%1 of the population were uninsured. People don’t have health insurance coverage often times dueto the cost. However, there are options in finding an affordable Nebraska health insurance plan.
Finding Affordable Nebraska Health Insurance
In Nebraska, those individuals with some form of health insurance coverage received their health care from the following sources:
- Nebraska Medicare: 16.8%
- Nebraska Medicaid: 13.5%
- Military Healthcare: 2.9%
- Nebraska Coverage from Employer: 59.4%
- Direct Purchase of a Nebraska individual health insurance plan: 16.5%
If you're uninsured and do not qualify for a public plan, you can find an affordable Nebraska health plan through a direct purchase from a private insurer.
How HealthPocket Can Help
With many Nebraska health plans available, it can be difficult to find the right health plan that meets both your budget and medical needs.At Healthpocket, we provide you the tools to compare Nebraska health plans and estimate your annual out of pocket costs.