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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, whether you are interested in becoming a provider or are currently serving DD participants as an independent or agency provider.
 
Guidance Documents
 
DD Provider Handbook - An overview for DD providers, including their role in serving participants, what is expected, and how to bill for services. En Español aquí.
 
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.
 
FAQs: Medicaid HCBS Waiver for DD Transition - Answers your questions about transportation, leave days, exception funding, billing/rates, residential habilitation, transition priorities, in-home residential, old companion home service, FBAs, ICAPs, and different waivers. - UPDATED 7/31/17
 
FAQs: Developmental Disabilities and Vocational Rehabilitation - Answers your 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.
 
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 online (or paper) orientation.
 
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.
 
Regulation Drafts for Public Comment
The Division is in the process of writing new regulations. We are not yet in an “official” public comment period, but are providing working drafts for stakeholder review on a public comment page. The working draft will continue to change as input is received. We want to ensure that you, our stakeholders, have maximum opportunity to review and make suggestions.
 
Provider Bulletins
Information for all providers of DD services. Stay informed on new and recent developments. 
 
 

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