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January 3, 2018

Julie Naughton, Public Information Officer, Communications and Legislative Services, (office) 402-471-1695 or (cell) 402-405-7202,

DHHS Hearing on New Regulations Title 403: Medicaid HCBS Waivers for Persons with Developmental Disabilities January 19
Lincoln – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services will hold a public hearing to receive comments on the proposed adoption of Title 403, which will clarify the services offered to those with developmental disabilities by different provider types, outline limitations and provider minimum requirements, and update the language to be in compliance with Legislative Bill 333 (2017).
The hearing will be held on Friday, Jan. 19, at 2 p.m., CT, at the Nebraska State Office Building in Lincoln, 301 Centennial Mall South, lower level conference room A.
This new title, which governs the Medicaid Home and Community-Based Waiver Services (HCBS) for Persons with Developmental Disabilities, would add Chapters 1-5 to the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC). Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. 81-3117(7).
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 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