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For Immediate Release
July 20, 2017

Judi Yorges, Communications and Legislative Services, (402)471-6585 or

DHHS Hearing on Medicaid Dental Services on July 27

Lincoln – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services will hold a public hearing July 27 on proposed changes to Medicaid-covered Dental Services.

The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on proposed changes to Nebraska Administrative Code Title 471, Chapter 6 that affects dental providers and Medicaid clients receiving dental services. The proposed regulations change the annual limit on dental services from $1,000 to $750 for adults who are age 21 and older.

The hearing will be held on Thursday, July 27, at 1:30 p.m. CDT, 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. CDT 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