The Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Waiver Appendix K amendments for both DD waivers were submitted to CMS March 31, 2020. These are in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and outline temporary changes to the service delivery system. In anticipation of a quick response from CMS, DHHS-DD is finalizing FAQs and Billing Guidance documents to be available upon notification of their approval.
Due to the current health pandemic coronavirus (COVID-19). We will be canceling the HCBS Stakeholder Meeting currently scheduled for April 7, 2020. We will reconvene these meetings after the pandemic.
The Division of Developmental Disabilities is currently having weekly COVID-19 calls for Families & Stakeholders of the Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) developmental disabilities waivers to provide weekly updates as to what is occurring at the State level as well as a chance to share questions. You are welcome to participate in these weekly calls.
The Dates for these calls are every Monday, 4:00 – 5:00 PM CST:
March 30, 2020April 6, 2020April 13, 2020April 20, 2020April 27, 2020May 4, 2020May 11, 2020May 18, 2020May 25, 2020
The call in number for the weekly call is: 888-820-1398 Attendee 3065334#*6 Mute/Unmute own line
DHHS-DD also operates the Beatrice State Developmental Center, which provides direct services in an institutional setting.
Want to stay up to date? Sign up for our stakeholder email list! You will receive emails about notices of upcoming changes and public events hosted by DHHS-DD. You will also receive emails with local and federal information affecting those with DD. To sign up, send an email to: DHHS.DDDCommunityBasedServices@nebraska.gov.