Nebraska DHHS: ACCESS Nebraska

Welcome to ACCESSNebraska


It’s back to business as usual for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services’ Economic Assistance programs, following the end of the partial federal government shutdown.

Benefits will continue to be processed daily and it is anticipated the March SNAP monthly issuance will occur as scheduled.

Meantime, SNAP clients are reminded to diligently budget their February benefits, as those funds, which were distributed early, are expected to last until the end of the month.  

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ACCESSNebraska LogoThe Department of Health and Human Services administers and manages eligibility for Medicaid and Economic Assistance programs through ACCESSNebraska.
  • Anyone can apply for benefits and handle their Medicaid and Economic Assistance needs on the ACCESSNebraska website from a computer anywhere, at any time.  In addition customers can:
    • Submit required documents, such as financial records;
    • Update information and report changes in their household;
    • Complete renewals and reviews; and
    • View their current benefits through the website.
  • ACCESSNebraska customer service staff is available:
    • By telephone from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday for both Medicaid and Economic Assistance programs; and 
    • Through Automated Benefit Inquiry systems, available 24 hours a day.
  • The Department of Health and Human Services has local offices available for in-person assistance. Most local offices have kiosks and telephones available for your use.
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday thru Friday​
Economic Assistance 
Call (800) 383-4278
Lincoln: (402) 323-3900
Omaha: (402) 595-1258
Medicaid Eligibility
Call (855) 632-7633
Lincoln: (402) 473-7000
Omaha: (402) 595-1178
TTDD:(402) 471-7256
Developmental Disabilities
Call (877) 667-6266
Lincoln: (402) 471-8501
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