Plan Website: Nebraska State Employees' Health Plan
Administrator: United HealthCare Services, Inc.
This plan is self-funded.
This plan has an exclusion.
Sex transformation operations and related services
- A former state employee challenged the exclusion in Krei v. Nebraska, No. 4:19-cv-03068 (Mar. 16, 2020). Judge Brian C. Buescher dismissed her claims, but the reasoning in the opinion would not bar future state employees from successfully bringing a challenge.
- The State of Nebraska was a plaintiff in the case that challenged the implementation of the nondiscrimination regulations of Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, Franciscan Alliance v. Azar.
- The State of Nebraska also lead the effort to file an Amicus Brief in Support of Petitioner in R.G. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. v Equal Opportunity Commission, in the U.S. Supreme Court.
Nebraska offers several plans to state employees (Regular, Consumer Focused, and WellNebraska), but all are administered by United HealthCare Services and contain the same exclusion.
If you are a Nebraska state employee who has been affected by this exclusion, please contact us for more information about your rights.