On September 1, 2020, Medicaid submitted its Appendix K renewal requests to CMS. These are in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and outline temporary changes to the service delivery system. Additional guidance related to these submissions will be shared when available.
Proposed Appendix K's:
Current Appendix K's:
DHHS has COVID-19 calls every other week for families and stakeholders of the Medicaid HCBS Waiver services. This includes the DD waivers, the Aged and Disabled Waiver, and the Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver.
DHHS provides updates and there is time to ask questions.
Calls are every other Monday, 4:00 – 5:00 PM CST: Aug 24, 2020Sept 21, 2020
The call-in number is: 888-820-1398 Attendee 3065334#*6 Mute/Unmute own line
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
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#