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For Immediate Release
April 22, 2016

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Department of Health and Human Services to Hold Hearing May 2 on Telehealth Regulations

Lincoln—The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care will hold a public hearing on proposed changes to regulations related to Telehealth. The hearing will be held on Monday, May 2nd, at 1:30 p.m. CT, at the Nebraska State Office Building in Lincoln, 301 Centennial Mall South, lower level conference room A.

The proposed changes add telemonitoring and asynchronous services to telehealth.

Interested persons are invited to submit written comments or to attend and comment at the hearing. Written comments must be postmarked or received by 5:00 p.m. CT the day of the hearing, and should be emailed to, faxed to 402-742-2382, or sent to DHHS Legal Services, 301 Centennial Mall South, P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026. Copies of written comments and names of persons submitting them will be available after the hearing.

The draft regulations can be found at