Your Medicaid Family Doctor is at Bluestem Health

If you’re looking for a Medicaid family doctor, you’re in the right place. All of the doctors at Bluestem are enrolled as Medicaid doctors.

Medicaid Family Doctor

At Bluestem Health, your family’s well-being is our top priority. In our ongoing commitment to provide accessible and high-quality healthcare, we understand the importance of offering services that cater to the diverse needs of our Lincoln community. If you’re looking for a Medicaid family doctor, you’re in the right place. All of the doctors at Bluestem Health are enrolled as Medicaid doctors, and are here to deliver comprehensive and compassionate care to families in need.

Our Medicaid Family Doctors Provide Exceptional Care

At Bluestem Health, we know how difficult and stressful it can be to navigate Medicaid, the healthcare system, and finding a family doctor who fits your Medicaid criteria. Our dedicated professionals specialize in providing primary care to individuals and families covered by Medicaid, ensuring that everyone has equal access to quality healthcare.

Our Medicaid family doctors will involve you in developing your plan of care or for your family. At Bluestem Health, we understand that your health needs are unique and you may require a variety of services throughout your lifetime. We make every effort to ensure you are connected to a multidisciplinary team of experienced and dedicated healthcare providers, mental health and substance abuse providers, along with needed medications, social services, and other community programs that can support and assist you. Asking for help isn’t always easy, but it can be necessary for you and your family. You deserve a trusted and compassionate family doctor that meets your Medicaid criteria.

Understanding Medicaid

By understanding the specific qualifications for Medicaid and what it entails, you can navigate the application process more effectively and secure the healthcare coverage you need. Medicaid is a lifeline for many families, ensuring that they have access to essential healthcare services. Financial barriers often prevent access to medical services, leaving many individuals and families without the care they need. This joint federal and state program works to bridge the gap by providing healthcare services to millions of low-income Americans.

Do you qualify for Medicaid?

To be eligible for Medicaid, individuals must meet the following required criteria.

  • Income Limits: Medicaid eligibility is often determined by the individual’s or family’s income level. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) expanded Medicaid eligibility, which resulted in more low-income individuals and families eligible for coverage.
  • Household Size: The size of your household is a key factor in determining whether you qualify for Medicaid. In Nebraska, according to benefits.gov, you must have an annual household income that is lower than the following amounts:
1 person$19,392  (before taxes) 
2 people$26,228  (before taxes) 
3 people$33,064  (before taxes) 
4 people$39,900  (before taxes) 
5 people$46,737  (before taxes) 
6 people$53,573  (before taxes) 
7 people$60,409  (before taxes) 
8 people$67,245  (before taxes) 
  • Citizenship and Residency: Individuals must be U.S. citizens or qualified non-citizens to enroll in Medicaid. Nebraska requires residency within the state at the time your Medicaid application is submitted.
  • Asset Limits: Assets are taken into consideration when determining eligibility. Certain assets, such as your home, motor vehicle, property you use to operate a trade or business, irrevocable burial fund, and resources that do not exceed a certain amount , are not taken into account.

You may qualify for Medicaid if you are:

  • 65 years of age or older
  • An individual under 65 years of age who has a disability, or is visually impaired according to Social Security guidelines
  • An individual 18 years of age or younger
  • An adult age 19-64
  • A pregnant woman
  • A parent or caretaker
  • A former foster care youth

What does Medicaid cover at Bluestem Health?

Our Medicaid family doctors are focused on the well-being of our patients, providing high-quality, family medicine services such as:

For families, Medicaid helps pregnant women with prenatal care and newborn delivery costs. It also offers children with Autism access to in-home speech and occupational therapies. Bluestem Health has Medicaid doctors who offer OB and Pediatric services.

Schedule an Appointment at Bluestem Health

If you need assistance with enrolling in Medicaid or finding a Medicaid family doctor, our Patient Support Specialists can help you. Contact Bluestem Health at (402) 476-1455 and start the process toward receiving the high-quality healthcare you and your family need and deserve.

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