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For Immediate Release
October 27, 2017 

Julie Naughton, Communications and Legislative Services, 402-471-1695, or  
DHHS Hearing on Medicaid’s Nursing Facility Services

Lincoln – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services will hold a public hearing Nov. 6 to receive comments on proposed changes to regulations related to the Medicaid program’s nursing facility services.  These changes are found in Nebraska Administrative Code Title 471, Chapter12.

The changes clarify the nursing facility level of care for adults and add language for nursing facility level of care for children.  The hearing will be held on Monday, Nov. 6, at 3:00 p.m. CT, at the Nebraska State Office Building in Lincoln, 301 Centennial Mall South, lower level conference room A.

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.

The draft regulations can be found at