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Transitional Youth

Nebraska Total Care wants to make sure that if you are aging out of foster care you can still get good healthcare. All of your benefits and services can be found in the Member Handbook. When you have questions, you can check the handbook and this site for answers. You can also call Member Services for help. The phone number is 1-844-385-2192 (TTY 711).

Heritage Health - Nebraska Total Care 

After turning 19, you will be your own Medical Consenter. This can be difficult to manage without support and Nebraska Total Care can work directly with you to help make sure you get the care you need. If you need more help with a difficult medical situation, please call us and choose the Care Management option. Our Care Managers can help you work with the healthcare system and get good care.

Medicaid For Former Foster Care Youth
Adolescent to Adult Benefits (PDF)

For more information about your Medicaid eligibility, please contact iServe Nebraska. Tell them you were in foster care when you turned 19 and you would like to apply for Medicaid health insurance. You can get Medicaid health insurance up to age 26, no matter what your income is.

You can visit the iServe Nebraska website or call:

  • Statewide: (855) 632-7633
  • Lincoln: (402) 473-7000
  • Omaha: (402) 595-1178
  • TDD: (402) 471-7256