DHHS-DD also operates the Beatrice State Developmental Center, which provides direct services in an institutional setting.
Title 404 NAC has been given a second public hearing date of December 16, 2020 at 10:00 AM CST. This hearing is to give the public an opportunity to comment on proposed changes to the Title.
The National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) issued guidance for returning to services outside the home. This guidance is intended for state agencies, providers, families, participants, and other stakeholders. The goal is a carefully planned, safe, and phased approach to providing meaningful opportunities and support.
The Medicaid HCBS Waiver Appendix K amendments and extensions for DD waivers were approved by CMS. Appendix K is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and outline temporary changes to services.
Appendix K Extensions for Nebraska's Medicaid HCBS Waivers - September 14, 2020
Appendix K for Nebraska's Medicaid HCBS Waivers - April 20, 2020
DHHS has COVID-19 calls every other week for families and stakeholders of the Medicaid HCBS Waiver services. This includes the DD waivers, the Aged and Disabled Waiver, and the Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver.
DHHS provides updates and there is time to ask questions.
Calls are every other Monday, 4:00 – 5:00 PM CST. Additional meeting information is in the DHHS-DD calendar located at the bottom of this page.
The following groups help with our mission of helping people live better lives:
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