Home and Community-Based Services Stakeholder Meetings

Medicaid Related Assistance
Medicaid & Long-Term Care

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Appendix K approved by CMS

The Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Waiver Appendix K amendments were approved by CMS on April 20, 2020. These are in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and outline temporary changes to the service delivery system. Additional guidance related to these submissions will be shared when available.

Announcement on Weekly Calls - May 8​, 2020

Previously, the Developmental Disabilities Waivers and Aged & Disabled Waivers were holding separate COVID-19 weekly stakeholder calls. DHHS is going to merge these two meetings and change the frequency to every other week. At these meetings, the DHHS will provide updates as to what is occurring at the State level as well as a chance to share questions. Meetings are scheduled through July at this time. DHHS will assess the length and frequency of these meetings every other week to determine if changes are needed.

The calls on these dates will be held from 4:00 – 5:00 PM central:  

May 18, 2020

June 1, 2020

June 15, 2020

June 29, 2020

July 13, 2020

July 27, 2020


The telephone number for the weekly call is:

(888) 820-1398

Attendee 3065334#

*6 Mute/Unmute own line

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HCBS stakeholder meetings are open to the public. Updates are given regarding Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) divisions: Developmental Disabilities, Medicaid & Long-Term Care, Children & Family Services and Behavioral Health.

Questions or Comments may be sent to: DHHS.DDWaiverQuestions@nebraska.gov

Questions specific to the AD Waiver may be sent to: DHHS.HCBSPublicComments@nebraska.gov

Upcoming Meeting

Stakeholder meetings are held at the Nebraska State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE.

To use the call-in meeting option: (888) 820-1398, attendee code 5879928#

Meeting Agendas from Past 12 Months