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Welcome to the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD). 
 
The Division of Developmental Disabilities provides funding and oversight for community-based services. The Division also operates facilities, including Beatrice State Developmental Center, which provide services.
 
If you, or someone you represent, receive services from the Division or you are interested in receiving services, please select the section for participants.
 
The Division determines eligibility for Developmental Disabilities (DD) services, provides service coordination for eligible individuals, Determines eligibility for DD Medicaid Waivers, and monitors and pays providers of home and community-based developmental disabilities services. 
 
General Information

Developmental Disabilities Service Directory - Comprehensive Directory of DD Services under the submitted HCBS Waivers.

DDD PowerPoint: Improving services in the Division of Developmental Disabilities

HCBS State Transition Plan  

Heritage Health Rapid Response Calls

Participant Guide for Self-Direction - How to work with independent providers.

Stakeholder Meeting Information 

Regulation Drafts for Public Comment
The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) 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.

 
Waiver Applications for Public Comment
DDD is working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to determine Nebraska's HCBS waivers for DD services.

The public comment period for the renewal of the 4154 Comprehensive DD Services waiver is January 26, 2017 - February 24, 2017. Details can be found on the Public Comment webpage.

The public comment period has ended for the renewal of 0394 DD Day Services waiver AND the amendment to the 4154 Comprehensive DD Services waiver. Details can be found on the Public Comment webpage.   

Medicaid Waiver Initiative  In partnership, the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) and the Division of Medicaid & Long-Term Care (MLTC) engaged participants, families, guardians, advocates, providers, and other stakeholders. Workgroup pages contain information on the work completed.

National Core Indicators (NCI)
We want to improve our services in Nebraska. Your opinions and feedback can help! Nebraska is participating in a National Core Indicators (NCI) project survey that assesses the quality of life for adults receiving services from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Developmental Disabilities program.

If you are an adult receiving DD services, or someone in your family receives DD services, read our announcement or visit the NCI website to find out more!
 
Town Hall Meetings
Town Hall Meetings update you, your family, friends, and others. The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) and Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care (MLTC) work together to talk about topics important to you. Topics include: HCBS Medicaid Waivers, long-term care Medicaid redesign, managed care (Heritage Health), and the statewide transition plan.

Courtney Miller
Courtney Miller, Director,
Division of Developmental
Disabilities

 
 
 

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