Managing Medicaid Open Enrollment

Managing Medicaid Open Enrollment

October 23, 2020
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Part of a guardian’s responsibilities can include managing a ward’s Medicaid benefits. These benefits differ from Medicare, which we discussed a few weeks ago here.

Like Medicare, the Medicaid program can be confusing, so doing your research and learning about the programs and services your ward may be eligible for is important. Open enrollment for Medicaid occurs each year between November 1st and December 15th, through the Heritage Health system. There are currently 3 managed care organizations (MCOs) that offer Medicaid plans in Nebraska. During open enrollment, you may change your ward’s MCO.

To learn more about Medicaid, Heritage Health, and MCOs, check out the links below!


Nebraska Medicaid – Eligibility Information

Nebraska Heritage Health

Annual Open Enrollment Change Options