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Welcome to the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DHHS-DD). 
 
We provide funding and oversight for Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) for developmental disabilities waivers. This includes: determining eligibility for developmental disabilities services, providing service coordination for eligible individuals, and monitoring and paying developmental disabilities providers.
 
We also operate the Beatrice State Developmental Center, which provides direct services in an institutional setting. 
 
If you, or someone you represent, receive services from DHHS-DD or are interested in services, please select the section for participants.
Waiver Application for Public Comment
DHHS-DD is working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to amend Nebraska's Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waivers for Developmental Disabilities (DD) services. The 30-day public comment period for the amendments of the 0394 DD Day Services waiver AND 4154 Comprehensive DD Services waiver is from December 10, 2018 – January 9, 2019. Details can be found on the Public Comment webpage (www.dhhs.ne.gov/DD-PublicComment) along with how you can be involved and heard. Questions or Comments can be emailed to us at DHHS.DDWaiverQuestions@nebraska.gov.
 
General Information

Advisory Committee for Developmental Disabilities - Webpage for the governor's appointed committee.

Nebraska Planning Council for Developmental Disabilities - Webpage for the planning council, appointed by the governor and within DHHS - Public Health.

Nebraska Olmstead Plan - An Olmstead Plan is a way for Nebraska to provide people with disabilities opportunities to live, work, and be served in the most appropriate integrated setting. The Nebraska plan lays out the goals for transportation, education, health services, support services for families, employment, and affordable and safe housing.

State Transition Plan  - Webpage about the Medicaid State Transition Plan. 

DHHS Home and Community-Based Services Stakeholder Update 
Visit our webpage for stakeholder communication.

Email List

Want to stay up to date on the latest news? Sign up for our Stakeholder email list! You will receive emails about local and federal information that affects those with developmental disabilities. Subscribers to the email will receive notices of upcoming changes and public events hosted by the Division. To sign up, email us at: DHHS.DDDCommunityBasedServices@nebraska.gov.

 
Rate Reform
The Division is working to assess and improve Nebraska's Medicaid Waiver rate structure. This will ensure appropriate reimbursement. Information is available on our rate reform page.
    

 

 

 

Courtney Miller
Courtney Miller, Director,
Division of Developmental
Disabilities

 

 
 

 
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To Contact DHHS-DD:
1-877-667-6266  

To Report Suspected Abuse or Neglect:    1-800-652-1999
 


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