Disabilities Assistance
Developmental Disabilities

What would you like to do?

What would you like to do?

What you need to know

What you need to know

​The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DHHS-DD) provides funding and oversight for the Medicaid home and community-based developmental disabilities waiver services. This includes: determining eligibility for developmental disabilities services, providing service coordination for eligible individuals and monitoring and paying developmental disabilities providers.

We also operate the Beatrice State Developmental Center, which provides direct services in an institutional setting.

General Information

We have submitted amendments to the 0394 DD Day Services waiver AND 4154 Comprehensive DD Services waiver. To view drafts and a summary of the public comments and responses, see our Public Comment page

  • Nebraska Olmstead Plan - This plan helps Nebraska provide people with disabilities opportunities to live, work, and be served in the most appropriate integrated setting. The plan lays out goals for transportation, education, health services, support services for families, employment, and affordable and safe housing.

Email List

Want to stay up to date on the latest news? Sign up for our stakeholder email list! You will receive emails about local and federal information that affects those with developmental disabilities. Subscribers to the email will receive notices of upcoming changes and public events hosted by DHHS-DD. To sign up, email us at DHHS.DDDCommunityBasedServices@nebraska.gov.

Rate Reform and OAP Redesign

DHHS-DD is working to assess and improve Nebraska's Medicaid waiver rate structure. This will ensure appropriate reimbursement. Information is available on our rate reform and OAP redesign page.