Nebraska DHHS: ACCESS Nebraska
  Important News

On November 6, 2018, Initiative 427, the expansion of the Medicaid eligible population (Nebraskans under the age of 65 whose income is at or below 138 percent of the federal poverty level) was approved by a vote of Nebraska’s citizens. At this time, the eligible Medicaid population remains the same as prior to the ballot measure being passed. Updates will be provided as they become available.

Welcome to ACCESSNebraska
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ACCESSNebraska LogoThe Department of Health and Human Services administers and manages eligibility for Medicaid and Economic Assistance programs through ACCESSNebraska.
  • Anyone can apply for benefits and handle their Medicaid and Economic Assistance needs on the ACCESSNebraska website from a computer anywhere, at any time.  In addition customers can:
    • Submit required documents, such as financial records;
    • Update information and report changes in their household;
    • Complete renewals and reviews; and
    • View their current benefits through the website.
  • ACCESSNebraska customer service staff is available:
    • By telephone from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday for both Medicaid and Economic Assistance programs; and 
    • Through Automated Benefit Inquiry systems, available 24 hours a day.
  • The Department of Health and Human Services has local offices available for in-person assistance. Most local offices have kiosks and telephones available for your use.
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday thru Friday​
Economic Assistance 
Call (800) 383-4278
Lincoln: (402) 323-3900
Omaha: (402) 595-1258
Medicaid Eligibility
Call (855) 632-7633
Lincoln: (402) 473-7000
Omaha: (402) 595-1178
TTDD:(402) 471-7256
Developmental Disabilities
Call (877) 667-6266
Lincoln: (402) 471-8501
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