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Public Comment - HCBS Waivers
 
 
 
The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) is working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to determine Nebraska's HCBS waivers for DD services. 
 
Pursuant to 42 C.F.R. §441.304(f), the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is required to give public notice related to the State’s plan to renew or amend its Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Developmental Disabilities Waivers.
 
The 30-day public comment period for the renewal of 0394 DD Day Services waiver AND the amendment to the 4154 Comprehensive DD Services waiver has ended. It was from December 23, 2016 – January 24, 2017.
Summary of public input process from the renewal of 0394 DD Day Services waiver AND the amendment to the 4154 Comprehensive DD Services
The 30-day public comment period for the renewal of 4154 Comprehensive DD Services waiver has ended. It was from January 26, 2017 - February 24, 2017.
 Summary of public input process from the renewal of 4154 Comprehensive DD Services
The draft HCBS waiver applications can be viewed in their entirety or by appendix. A hard copy of the application is available upon request.
 
Interested persons are invited to submit their written comments to the Department. Written comments must be postmarked or received by 5:00 p.m. on February 24, 2017. Public comments are invited and may be submitted to the designated email address DHHS.DDWaiverQuestions@nebraska.gov with the subject heading DD Waiver Renewal; faxed to (402) 471-8792; or mailed to the Department of Health and Human Services - DDD, 301 Centennial Mall South, P.O. Box 98947, Lincoln, NE 68509-8947.
 
When submitted to CMS, the HCBS waiver application will include a summary of the public comments received during the public input process, and if any comments were not adopted, the reasons why. The summary will also specify any modifications made to the wavier as a result of the public input process.
 
Comprehensive Developmental Disabilities Services Waiver (4154) - Renewal
The 30-day public comment period for the renewal of 4154 Comprehensive DD Services has ended. It was from January 26, 2017 - February 24, 2017. This waiver was submitted to CMS on March 6, 2017.
Full Waiver (4154) - as submitted 3/6/17
Introduction (4154) - as submitted 3/6/17
 
Developmental Disabilities Day Services Waiver for Adults (0394) - Renewal
The 30-day public comment period for the renewal of 0394 DD Day Services has ended. It was from December 23, 2016 – January 24, 2017. This waiver was submitted to CMS on January 27, 2017.
Full Waiver (0394) - as submitted 1/27/17
Introduction (0394) - as submitted 1/27/17
 
Comprehensive Developmental Disabilities Services Waiver (4154) - Amendment
The 30-day public comment period for the amendment to the 4154 Comprehensive DD Services waiver has ended. It was from December 23, 2016 – January 24, 2017. This waiver was submitted to CMS on January 27, 2017.
Full Waiver (4154) - as submitted 1/27/17
Introduction (4154) - as submitted 1/27/17
 
  
 
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