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January 30, 2008

Nancy Staley, Regulatory Analysis and Integration, (402) 471-9171,
Mike Wight, Communications and Legislative Services, (402) 471-3486,


DHHS to Hold Hearing February 7 in Lincoln

Lincoln – The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will hold a public hearing February 7, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. CT. The hearings 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 Medicaid and Long-Term Care is holding this hearing to accept comments on proposed changes to regulations for the Nebraska Medical Assistance Program, also known as Medicaid. The proposed changes will require hospitals to report all physician-administered drugs used in the outpatient hospital setting by the appropriate National Drug Code (NDC) number on claims submitted to Medicaid.

Anyone may attend and comment at the hearings or submit comments in writing. Written comments must be postmarked or received by 5:00 p.m. CT, February 9, 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

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: