Center for Health Policy

Nebraska ranked 25th in tax burden

A recent report by the Tax Foundation estimated tax burden by determining the amount of all state and local taxes paid per capita (including taxes paid in other states) and dividing that by per capita income in each state. Using this method, Nebraska tax burden was 9.4%; the national average was 9.8%.

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Nevada Offers All-Year Health Care Enrollment

Under a Nevada law that took effect in January, any insurer that sells individual health plans outside the state’s health insurance exchange has to offer those plans year round. To discourage people from waiting until they get sick to buy a plan, insurers can require a waiting period of up to 90 days for coverage to take effect.

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