Public Comment

 
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Disabilities Assistance
Developmental Disabilities
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Waiver Amendments

On March 21, 2019 the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DHHS-DD) submitted waivers to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to amend Nebraska's Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waivers for developmental disabilities (DD) services. 

Pursuant to 42 C.F.R. §441.304(f), the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) was required to give public notice related to the State's plan to renew or amend its Medicaid HCBS DD Waivers. The 30-day public comment period for the 0394 DD Day Services waiver AND 4154 Comprehensive DD Services waiver was from December 10, 2018 – January 9, 2019.

Medicaid HCBS DD Waivers PowerPoint for Public Comment Period
Summary of Public Comments and Responses

Comprehensive Developmental Disabilities Services Waiver (4154) - Amendment

As submitted on March 21, 2019:
Full waiver (4154)
Introduction (4154)
Appendix A: Waiver administration and operation (4154)
Appendix B: Participant access and eligibility (4154)
Appendix C: Participant services (4154)
Appendix D: Participant-centered planning and service delivery (4154)
Appendix E: Participant direction of services (4154)
Appendix F: Participant rights (4154)
Appendix G: Participant safeguards (4154)
Appendix H: Quality improvement strategy (4154)
Appendix I: Financial accountability (4154)
Appendix J: Cost neutrality demonstration (4154)

Developmental Disabilities Day Services Waiver for Adults (0394) - Amendment

As submitted on March 21, 2019:
Full waiver (0394)
Introduction (0394)
Appendix A: Waiver administration and operation (0394)
Appendix B: Participant access and eligibility (0394)
Appendix C: Participant services (0394)
Appendix D: Participant-centered planning and service delivery (0394)
Appendix E: Participant direction of services (0394)
Appendix F: Participant rights (0394)
Appendix G: Participant safeguards (0394)
Appendix H: Quality improvement strategy (0394)
Appendix I: Financial accountability (0394)
Appendix J: Cost neutrality demonstration (0394)