Medicaid Related Assistance
Medicaid & Long-Term Care

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COVID-19 Information

Medicaid's FAQ on COVID-19 is available below. It will be updated regularly as new information is available.

Medicaid has submitted an 1135 Waiver application and Appendix K to the federal government in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Jeremy Brunssen
Jeremy Brunssen
Interim Director

Medicaid and Long-Term Care (MLTC) oversees the Nebraska Medicaid program, home and community based services, and the State Unit on Aging.

Medicaid provides health care services to low-income families, seniors, and individuals with disabilities.

Home and community-based services are available to those who qualify for Medicaid waivers, such as the elderly, adults and children with disabilities, and infants and toddlers with special needs.

The State Unit on Aging works with public and private service providers to help people live in their preferred settings and be active in their communities.

Nebraska's aging network includes eight Area Agencies on Aging. 

Medicaid Welcomes its New Deputy Director

DHHS would like to announce that Eric Zeece, Deputy Director for Business Performance and Analytics, joined the Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care on July 6.

Eric has a diverse background with a blend of IT system implementation and project management experience a well as business performance and analytics experience at Fortune 500 companies, state agencies, and as a consultant practitioner.  

The MLTC team is excited to have Eric becoming a part of the many major initiatives that are in process to help all of our teammates better serve our beneficiaries and fulfill our mission to help people live better lives.  Eric will oversee the Managed Care and Data & Analytics units, as well as the Medicaid IT Initiatives.  We are confident that he will be a great fit within our organization and will bring a great amount of talent and experience to our team. 

General Information

Information on division programs, initiatives, rules, and regulations

Information for Providers

Information on enrollment, claims, billing, rates, and more

Information for Clients

Information on eligibility, Medicaid-covered services, and more

State Unit on Aging

Information on the State Unit on Aging, which helps older Nebraskans remain healthy and active in their communities

Medicaid Expansion

DHHS is launching a new Medicaid program for the expanded Medicaid-eligible population.

Electronic Visit Verification (EVV)

DHHS is implementing a new EVV system later this year.

Apply for Medicaid

To apply for Medicaid, send a completed application to DHHS. Applications can be completed online at ACCESSNebraska, over the phone, or on paper and mailed to your nearest DHHS office. 

For more information, contact your nearest DHHS office.

GO TO ACCESSNebraska to:

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  • Complete an application
  • Select a self-screening to determine programs that may help you
  • Print a paper application that you can complete and mail to DHHS
  • Find contact information for Medicaid and economic assistance

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