The Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Waiver Appendix K amendments for both DD waivers were submitted to CMS March 31, 2020 and approved on April 20, 2020. Appendix K is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and outline temporary changes to the service delivery system.
DHHS is having COVID-19 calls every other week for families and stakeholders of the
Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waivers. This includes the two developmental disabilities waivers, the Aged and Disabled Waiver, and the Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver.
On these calls, DHHS will provide updates on what is occurring at the State level and there will be a time to ask questions. You are welcome to participate in these calls.
The dates for calls are every other Monday, 4:00 – 5:00 PM CST: June 1, 2020June 15, 2020June 29, 2020July 13, 2020July 27, 2020
The call in number 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.