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Recent News

Recent News

Sep
10

The DHHS Licensure Unit is excited to be moving to an internet-based licensing system starting in late 2021 and projected to be fully in place in 2022. The new system is called LANCE - Nebraska Licensing and Certification Environment.

LANCE will...>>Read more...

Aug
27

The Nebraska Medical Association is excited to announce Lindsey Hanlon as the new LifeBridge Nebraska Program Coordinator. Lindsey’s passion for health and wellness led her to complete her Masters of Science (M.S.) degree in...>>Read more...

Aug
06

The Governor of the State of Nebraska announced that the COVID 19 State of Emergency expires 6/30/2021 (midnight). License types that were deferred per Executive Order 20-10 will have their expiration dates extended to 10/31/2021 and must be renewed by...>>Read more...

Aug
04

By William Padmore, Host/Reporter Nebraska Public Media

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Reggae music plays softly in the background of CBD Remedies’ South Lincoln location, as its employees keep busy with a steady stream of customers. Workers direct the curious to various shelves...>>Read more...

Jul
28

Nebraska Medical Association member physicians invite you to join their physician-lead campaign to raise funds to help restore the Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte Center in Walthill, Nebraska.

In 1889, Susan La Flesche Picotte, MD was the nation’s first Native...>>Read more...

May
19

When Alena Balasanova, MD, started the addiction psychiatry consultation-liaison service at the University of Nebraska Medical Center with a colleague two years ago, even she didn’t realize how much it would become part of the...>>Read more...

May
04

Thank You Tuesday is a joint venture with the Lincoln Saltdogs and the Nebraska Medical Association to honor various frontline heroes who have helped navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic over the...>>Read more...

Mar
30

Dr. Michelle Walsh received a Proclamation from Governor Pete Ricketts designating Doctor’s Day in Nebraska.
Join us in celebrating Nebraska’s physicians and medical teams Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Read full proclamation>>Read more...

Mar
24

Author: John Massey, MD, MD PAIN, Lincoln, NE

Opioid misuse has been a topic of national concern for many years and adverse sequela related to prescription medication misuse and opioid use disorder have accelerated once again over the last year. ...>>Read more...

Mar
05

On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, a joint hearing was held for LB270 and LB375 at the Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee chaired by Senator Williams. Both bills deal with pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs. PBMs are companies that manage prescription...>>Read more...

Jan
04

Per Executive Order 20-10, license renewal is being deferred for certain license types. Expiration dates for these licenses will now appear as 06/30/2021 on License Lookup unless the licensee has renewed. Licenses for these license types may continue to defer...>>Read more...

Dec
18

RENEWAL UPDATE:  Per Executive Order 20-10, license renewal is being deferred for certain license types. Licenses for these license types will not expire until further notice and when the COVID-19 State of Emergency is lifted; therefore, expiration dates for these licenses...>>Read more...

Nov
16

The American Medical Association Foundation has honored Alena A. Balasanova, M.D. with the Award for Health Education, made possible through the generous support of the John P. McGovern Foundation. 
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Oct
01

for the following professions: medicine and surgery (MDs), osteopathic physicians (DOs), advanced practice nursing, emergency medical services, mental health and social work, nursing, osteopathy, pharmacy, perfusion, psychology, respiratory care, and surgical assistants.

If you hold a license in one of...>>Read more...

Apr
23

The Nebraska Medical Association (NMA) is working with other area physician-led organizations to coordinate statewide distribution of over 24,000 donated face shields to Nebraska healthcare providers.

“The NMA received 9,000 face shields that were donated for distribution through the organization...>>Read more...

Apr
13

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is rolling out a pilot program to assist the first responders such as health care workers, EMS, law enforcement and corrections officers deal with potential exposure to coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The concern...>>Read more...

Mar
25

 

[LINCOLN, NE March 25, 2020] Nebraska Medical Association’s member physicians are calling on all industries to help fulfill an identified need of medical supplies for local physician clinics and hospitals statewide. The NMA is requesting any business that may have a...>>Read more...

Mar
11

The NMA recognizes how this COVID-19 virus may impact you as a provider and your ability to treat your patients. We have been working hard to identify how each of the major health insurance companies are implementing the ability to...>>Read more...

Mar
09

(from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
On March 6, CMS issued frequently asked questions and answers (FAQs) for health care providers regarding Medicare payment for laboratory tests and other services related to the 2019-Novel Coronavirus...>>Read more...

Mar
06

By Alan Thorson, MD, Nebraska Medical Association Past President

Will screening for colorectal cancer prevent all colorectal cancers? No. No test is perfect. The purpose for screening is to prevent most colorectal cancer by finding and removing pre-cancerous polyps...>>Read more...

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