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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 22, 2008

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Marla Augustine, DHHS, Communications and Legislative Services, (402-471-4047), marla.augustine@dhhs.ne.gov

 

DHHS to Hold Hearing September 4 in Lincoln on Electronic Applications for Assistance

Lincoln – The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Children and Family Services will hold a public hearing September 4, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. CT. The hearing will take place in Lincoln at the State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lower Level Conference Room ‘A.’

– The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Children and Family Services will hold a public hearing September 4, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. CT. The hearing will take place in Lincoln at the State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lower Level Conference Room ‘A.’

The Division is holding this hearing to accept comments on proposed regulations to provide for electronic applications for assistance from Department programs, including: Child Care Subsidy; Aid to Dependent Children; Medicaid; Aid to the Aged, Blind, or Disabled; State Disability; Food Stamps; and Children’s Medicaid.

Anyone may attend and comment at the hearing or submit comments in writing. Written comments must be postmarked or received by 5:00 p.m. CT, September 6, 2008. They should be sent to DHHS Regulatory Analysis and Integration, 301 Centennial Mall South, P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509; faxed to 402-742-2382; or e-mailed to Rules.Regs@dhhs.ne.gov.

If auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations are needed to participate in a hearing, please call 402-471-9022. Persons with hearing impairments may call the DHHS at 402-471-9570 (voice and TDD) or the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or 800-833-7352 TDD.

Draft regulations and DHHS hearing notices are available online at: http://www.dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/reg_hearings.aspx.

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