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DD Provider Handbook - Includes how to work with participants, what is expected, and how to bill. En Español aquí.
DD Provider ISP Guide - What to expect and how to prepare for a meeting. En Español aquí.
DD Provider Resources - Brochure includes websites, organizations that compile provider lists, and training opportunities.
DD Service Directory - Service descriptions include definitions, limits, frequency, duration, provider types, and provider qualifications. Las versiones en español estarán muy pronto disponibles.
Electronic Visit Verification - The Federal 21st Century Cures Act includes a Medicaid requirement for Electronic Visit Verification (EVV). EVV allows in-home care providers to check in and out electronically. Subscribe to the linked page for updates.
Habilitation Plan Overview - Guide to write habilitation programs. This is a companion to training.
Transportation Q&A - When and how to bill for transportation.
FAQs: Developmental Disabilities and Vocational Rehabilitation - Answers questions about DD and VR services.
Functional Behavioral Assessments & Behavior Support Plans - The process to help participants with target behaviors.
Functional Behavioral Assessment Template - Expectations for a participant's FBA. This meets requirements listed in the Behavioral Health Service Definitions for Heritage Health.
Agency Provider FAQs - Frequently asked questions for agency providers.
Independent Provider FAQs - Frequently asked questions for independent providers.
Service Authorization & Billing Information - Guidance on how to bill for services provided under Appendix K.
Billing Form - Form to request retainer payments under Appendix K for COVID-19.
Regulation and Waiver Page - Letters from CMS and approved Appendix K documents.
Provider Fact Sheet - Information for providers affected by flooding.
Billing Form - Form to bill services under Appendix K for flooding.
Notification of Death - Due within 10 days after a participant dies. Directions are included at the end of the form.
Physical Exam Form - May be used for a participant's annual exam.
Request for Fair Hearing - File an appeal when you do not agree with a decision about provider enrollment or payment made by DHHS-DD .
We are working to improve Nebraska's Medicaid Waiver rate structure to ensure appropriate reimbursement for DD services. Information is on our rate reform page.
When a provider opens a new residential setting, you must complete a STP Residential Self-Assessment. Residential settings include group homes, host homes, and shared living homes.
When a provider opens a new day services setting, you should send an email to DHHS-DD Provider Relations at DHHS.DDProviderRelations@nebraska.gov for a STP Non-Residential Assessment. Day service settings include workshops, hubs, enclaves, and other locations where day services occur.
For DHHS's plan for home and community-based services, visit the State Transition Plan page.
The state of Nebraska uses Therap for many things, including incident reports, billing, referrals and secure communication.