Lists Public Hearings ListCommuncationsStories Libraries Org ChartsConnections NewslettersLegislative DocumentsChange Of PlacementIT PoliciesNews Release ArchiveOlmstead Documents Claims PortalDashboardsPress ReleasesSearchRecent Nebraska DHHS: Home and Community Services: Nutrition Services Page Content HCS Homepage Services Programs For Providers Adult / Elder Abuse Grants Regulations Related Links Contact Us SSBG Home and Community ServicesNutrition Services What are nutrition services? An assessment of your nutritional needs and help planning your dietWho needs nutrition services?Persons with a health need that may be improved through a healthier diet, such as: Diabetes Renal Dialysis Obesity High Cholesterol Do I qualify for nutrition services? You may qualify if you are: A person of any age who wants or needs a healthier diet Eligible for a DHHS program that has nutrition services, such as the Aged and Disabled Medicaid Waiver More questions and answers about Nutrition Services Contact someone who can answer your questions about Nutrition or apply for this service Birth to 3 - For children 4 to 17For adults 18 and older with physical disabilitiesFor adults 65 and older Information on becoming a provider of this service FAQs How do I find out if I can receive nutrition services? If you need nutrition services for a child with disabilities, contact your local DHHS office If you are (or need nutrition services for) an adult 18-64 years old with disabilities, contact your local Center for Independent Living or League of Human Dignity If you are (or need nutrition services for) an adult aged 65 and above, contact your local Area Agency on Aging Do I have to get my doctor’s approval? No, you and the nutritionist will determine your need for the service.Do I have to go to the hospital or doctor’s office for this? No, the nutrition services can be provided in your home or another place you choose.Where can I read the HHS regulations for programs with nutrition services?Title 480 – Home and Community-Based Waiver Services and Optional Targeted Case Management Services, Click on Chapter 5; scroll down to 480 NAC 5-005.I Documents in PDF format require the use of Adobe Acrobat Readerwhich can be downloaded for free from Adobe Systems, Inc.