As a participant in developmental disabilities services, there are many community-based services you may choose. DHHS-DD provides funding and oversight so you can get a job, live independently, and do things in your community. When you have developmental disabilities funding, you choose providers and services to meet your needs.
The DD Policy Manual outlines requirements and procedures for Medicaid Home and Community-Based (HCBS) Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waiver services. The policy manual is intended to help participants and families understand the system. It provides specific definitions and outlines processes. It supports people to navigate Medicaid HCBS DD Waiver services.
DHHS-DD provides case management services to coordinate and oversee your developmental disabilities services.
Your Service Coordinator:
Service coordination helps you understand community-based services and how they can meet your needs.
Collaboration announcement - The partnership between DHHS-DD and Nebraska VR.
Institutional services are available in Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (ICF/DDs), which assume total care when you are admitted. The Division operates the Beatrice State Developmental Center (BSDC).
You can choose the provider(s) you want to work with. There are two types of providers available for developmental disabilities services.