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Welcome to the provider section for the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DHHS-DD). Please check out the page links on the left to meet your specific needs.
Information & Guidance for all Developmental Disabilities 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 developmental disabilities services under the submitted HCBS Waivers. En Español aquí.
Electronic Visit Verification - The Federal 21st Century Cures Act contains a Medicaid requirement for mandatory use of Electronic Visit Verification (EEV). EVV allows in-home care providers to check-in and check-out electronically. DHHS welcomes comments from providers to make sure the EVV solution is successful. For more information: You can subscribe to the page for updates.
Employment Plan  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 DDHHS-D 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.
Notification of Death Form - Due within 10 days of the death of someone you served. See Notification of Death Directions for instructions
Operational Guidline for Supported Self-Employment - Guide, written in collaboration with Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation, about Self-Employment and services to support participants in their Self-Employment.
Rate Reform - DHHS-DD is working to assess and improve Nebraska's current Medicaid Waiver rate structure to ensure appropriate reimbursement for developmental disabilities services. 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.
Request for Fair Hearing - You may file an appeal if you do not agree with a determination made by DHHS-DD regarding provider enrollment or payment.  
Therap - The state of Nebraska uses Therap for many things, including incident reporting, billing, referrals, and secure communication. 

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