Nebraska Revised Statute 44-782

Chapter 44


Health insurance provider; coverage of mental or nervous disorders; requirements.

No insurance company, health maintenance organization, or other health insurance provider shall deny payment for treatment of mental or nervous disorders under a policy, contract, certificate, or other evidence of coverage issued or delivered in Nebraska on the basis that the hospital or state institution licensed as a hospital by the Department of Health and Human Services and defined in section 71-419 providing such treatment is publicly funded and charges are reduced or no fee is charged depending on the patient's ability to pay.