On February 5, 2016, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced it had selected Aetna Better Health of Nebraska, Nebraska Total Care (Centene), and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan for the state's new Heritage Health Medicaid managed care plan that will integrate physical and behavioral health care. Total annual spending is estimated at $1 billion. The three plans are slated for statewide launch on January 1, 2017; they will be responsible for providing physical health, behavioral health, and pharmacy services, which will end the state's current carve-outs for Medicaid behavioral health and pharmacy. In this document . . .
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