Home and Community Services Provider Information

Medicaid Related Assistance
Medicaid & Long-Term Care

What would you like to do?

What you need to know

​Are you interested in becoming a DHHS-approved services provider? It is a helpful public service you could do for Nebraskans.

Nebraskans who are aged or face disabilities need assistance from DHHS-approved service providers. You could help people live in their homes or a community setting, or help spouses care for their loved ones. You could also help families keep their kids with disabilities at home instead of in an institution.

DHHS-approved service providers give Nebraskans with disabilities choices on how and where to live. DHHS-approved service providers are paid for their work. 

  • Individual DHHS-approved service providers are not employees of DHHS or the State of Nebraska. They are providers who work for the person receiving care.
  • DHHS pays the service provider on behalf of the person (with the exception of adult family homes. In that case, the client pays the adult family home sponsor.)

To be approved, individual providers must meet standards and pass background checks, including:

  • Criminal history
  • Adult Protective Services registry
  • Child central registry
  • Sex offender registry
  • Nurse aide registry

Provider handbooks are available on the forms website:  http://public-dhhs.ne.gov/Forms/Default.aspx.

​Provider Handbook​Form Number
​Adult Day Health​MS-4
​Assisted Living​MS-5
​Child Care for Children with Disabilities​MS-7
​Chore Services​MS-8
​Home Again​MS-10
​Independence Skills Management​MS-11
​Home-delivered meals service​MS-12
​Respite Services​MS-13
​Nutrition Services​MS-14
​Personal Emergency Response Systems​MS-15

DHHS is creating policies and procedures in regards to the United States Department of Labor's Fair Labor Standards Act. The Labor Standards Acts relates to rules about overtime pay and travel time. Check back often for more information and instructions.