UnitedHealth, Centene and Molina win Medicaid contracts in Nebraska

Sep. 26, 2022 2:04 PM ETUnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH)CNC, MOHBy: Dulan Lokuwithana, SA News Editor

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  • The Department of Health and Human Services in Nebraska has selected UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), Centene Corporation (CNC), and Molina Healthcare (MOH) to administer the state's Medicaid program known as Heritage Health.
  • The five-year contracts include options for two one-year renewals.
  • The state government said that Nebraska Medicaid will work with the selected bidders to ensure a smooth transition happens on Jan. 01, 2024.
  • CNC subsidiary Nebraska Total Care has been awarded a contract to manage the state's Medicaid Program, the company announced Monday.
  • "We are honored to continue our partnership with the state to build a robust Medicaid program that delivers best-in-class solutions to the diverse needs of our members," noted Jeff Stafford, chief executive of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Nebraska, the UNH unit that won the contract.
  • Molina (MOH) was awarded new Medicare contracts in Iowa and California in recent weeks.

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