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Welcome to the provider page for the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DD). We are here to help you, our providers!
Please check out the page links on the left to meet your specific needs.
Information & Guidance for all DD Providers
DD Provider Handbook - An overview for DD providers, including serving participants, what is expected, and how to bill for services. En Español aquí.
DD Provider ISP Guide - What to expect and how to prepare for a participant's meeting.   
DD Provider Resources - Brochure outlining resources. Resources include this website, organizations that compile provider lists, and training opportunities.
DD Service Directory - Full service descriptions including definitions, limits, frequency, duration, provider types, and provider qualifications for DD services under the submitted HCBS Waivers. En Español aquí.
 Employment Plan - Form for the provider to fill out when a participant is on the wait list for Nebraska VR services. 
FAQs: Medicaid HCBS Waiver for DD Transition - Answers questions about transportation, leave days, exception funding, billing/rates, residential habilitation, transition priorities, in-home residential, companion home service, FBAs, ICAPs, and waivers. - UPDATED 4/9/18
FAQs: Developmental Disabilities and Vocational Rehabilitation - Answers questions about the services provided by DD and VR.
Functional Behavioral Assessments & Behavior Support Plans - Flow chart on the process to help participants with target behaviors.
Functional Behavioral Assessment Template - Expectations that may be shared with a clinician completing a FBA for a participant. This meets the requirements as listed on the Behavioral Health Service Definitions for Heritage Health.
Habilitation Plan Overview - Step-by-step guide to write habilitation programs. This is a companion to habilitation training.
Incident Reporting: Completing General Event Reports (GERs) in Therap - Link to 2017 instructions approved by the Division of Developmental Disabilities and available on Therap.
 Nebraska Lifespan Respite Network - This brochure describes Nebraska's respite provider infrastructure, basic information about responsibilities, family caregiver support, and instructions for accessing the FREE online (or paper) orientation.
Notification of Death Form - Due within 10 days of the death of someone you served. See Notification of Death Directions for instructions
Request for Fair Hearing - You may file an appeal if you do not agree with a determination made by DD. 
Services Quick Guide for Nebraska Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) DD Waivers - Brief overview of DD services under the submitted HCBS Waivers.
online view     printable (please print two-sided)    en Español
DD Rate Reform
The Division is working to assess and improve Nebraska's current Medicaid Waiver rate structure to ensure appropriate reimbursement. Information can be found on our rate reform page. This page will continue to be updated as the process continues and we want to ensure that you, our stakeholders, have the most recent information.
Provider Bulletins
Information for all providers of DD services. Stay informed on new and recent developments. 

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