All of the information on the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Website is believed to be accurate and reliable, however, the DHHS assumes no responsibility for any errors appearing in the information. Further, the DHHS assumes no responsibility for the use of the information provided. If you are using this information for research, it is highly recommended that you verify your results by consulting the official sources of the information. In some cases the information may need to be updated. DO NOT RELY ON THE TEXT CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE IF THE PRECISE LANGUAGE IS IMPORTANT FOR YOUR PURPOSES.
The DHHS Website contains links to sites which are not maintained by, or under the control of, the State of Nebraska. Technical problems with outside links, other than a link that has been moved or changed, should be reported to the entity that maintains the site, not the Nebraska DHHS. If you feel that the content of an outside link is inappropriate please e-mail us.
Warning about E-mail
Information that is transmitted by e-mail over the Internet is not secure and can be intercepted and read by other Internet users. DO NOT use e-mail to send the DHHS private or confidential data about yourself or others. Additionally, the System will not use e-mail to transmit responses that contain private or confidential data on an individual.
The DHHS Website is intended as a resource and guide for the public. It is not a source of definitive legal advice about specific legal issues.
DHHS Acceptable Use - IT Resources Warning
DHHS recognizes and enforces the State of Nebraska Acceptable Use Policy for the State Data Communications Network (SDCN) as published by the Nebraska Department of Administrative Services Division of Communications. State Acceptable Use –
(For full text of policy see http://www.nitc.state.ne.us/standards/network/aup_20040309.pdf ).
DHHS and State IT resources are the property of DHHS and the State of Nebraska and are provided for the specific and express purpose of performing state business. Acceptable use of DHHS IT resources and the state SDCN/DHHS IT communication network is limited to activity directly related to performing state business. Use of IT resources for any purpose other than to carry out state business will be considered a violation of DHHS policy.
Federal - IRS/SSA – Acceptable Use Warning
Unauthorized access, use, misuse, or modification of this computer system or of the data contained herein or in transit to/from this system constitutes a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1030, and may subject the individual to Criminal and Civil penalties pursuant to Title 26, United States Code, Sections 7213(a), 7213A (the Taxpayer Browsing Protection Act), and 7431. This system and equipment are subject to monitoring to ensure proper performance of applicable security features or procedures. Such monitoring may result in the acquisition, recording and analysis of all data being communicated, transmitted, processed or stored in this system by a user. If monitoring reveals possible evidence of criminal activity, such evidence may be provided to Law Enforcement Personnel.
HIPAA – Warning
All users must comply with HIPAA PRIVACY RULE REQUIREMENTS (see HIPAA WebPages at /Pages/hipaa_index.aspx for additional information) while using this computer system, including -
- Log on only under your assigned user ID.
- Do not attempt to access health information that you are not authorized to use.
- Log off or lock up (ALT-CTRL-DEL) your workstation when it is unattended.
FAILURE TO ABIDE BY THESE, AND ALL OTHER APPLICABLE FEDERAL HIPAA LAWS COULD LEAD TO SERIOUS DISCIPLINARY SANCTIONS, WHICH MAY INCLUDE FINES AND CIVIL OR CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
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