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Disabilities Assistance
Developmental Disabilities
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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 Medicaid home and community-based developmental disabilities waiver services. This includes determining eligibility, providing service coordination for eligible people, monitoring services, and paying DD providers.

DHHS-DD also operates the Beatrice State Developmental Center, which provides direct services in an institutional setting.

General Information

  • The following groups help with our mission of helping people live better lives:

Current Initiatives

  • Level of Care Redesign - DHHS-DD and DHHS-MLTC are working to assess and improve Nebraska's level of care assessments.
  • Nebraska Olmstead Plan - DHHS's plan to provide people with disabilities opportunities to live, work, and be served in the most appropriate integrated setting.
  • Rate Reform and OAP Redesign - DHHS-DD is working to assess and improve Nebraska's Medicaid waiver rate structure. This will ensure appropriate reimbursement.
  • State Transition Plan - DHHS-DD and DHHS-MLTC are working on the state transition plan. 
    • Final Rule FAQs - How the final rule affects developmental disabilities services.

Email List

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.