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For Immediate Release
January 12, 2017

Melissa Lindell, Communications and Legislative Services, (402)471-4047 or

DHHS Hearing on Regulations Related to Medicaid Eligibility on January 30

Lincoln—The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services will hold a public hearing January 30 on proposed changes to regulations related to Nebraska Medicaid eligibility.

The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on proposed changes to Nebraska Administrative Code Title 477, Medicaid Eligibility.  The revisions provide clarification, logical organization, consistency, and updated material related to legislative bills, Medicaid state plan amendments, and appeals to the Medicaid eligibility policy rules.

The hearing will be held on Monday, January 30, at 2:30 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.