Nebraska Medicaid Program
Minimum Data Set and Case Mix Information
NCIS Web Access Process
Thank you for your interest in the Nebraska Casemix Internet System Web (NCIS Web) Access information though the internet. The NCIS website was developed in conjunction with MDS 3.0, the Nebraska Casemix system as an easy online service to facilitate providers with the following areas:
- Reviewing care level/weighted days reports
- Entering bed hold days
- Viewing past due assessments and errors that are causing assessments to be rejected by the Nebraska Casemix system.
- Enter/receive comments on Care Level/Weighted Day Reports and bed holds
This replaces paper documents and related costs and will allow providers and state staff to communicate on line to resolve assessment issues. As we continue to work towards a user friendly, functional system, provider comments are encouraged.
*****IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – 3/9/15:*****
All Nebraska Medicaid enrolled nursing facility providers MUST enroll for NCIS access by NO LATER THAN August 1, 2015. The monthly Care Level Report will no longer be mailed beginning in August, 2015.
Provider Bulletin 15-21Nebraska Casemix Internet System (NCIS).
Please see Powerpoint PDF below for further information regarding enrollment, log-in information and website utilization information: – NCIS PP Training
Initial enrollment requires the completion of the DHHS IT Confidentiality Statement and External Access Statement. In addition, please note:
Question 9 on the Confidentiality Agreement requires that each facility submit their policy(ies) outlining the review and reporting of HIPAA/security violations. Please see PDF below for creating policy(ies)/required content:
HIPAA_IT SECURITY POLICY INSTRUCTIONS
The following completed forms can be submitted via email, e-fax or mail:
If desired, mail the completed original forms to:
Nebraska DHHS Medicaid and LTC
Attention: Danny Vanourney
PO Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
DHHS Email address: DHHS.NECaseMix@nebraska.gov
ACCESS FOR ENROLLED PROVIDERS:
To access the Website, click on the following link: http://dhhs-ncsweb.ne.gov/NCSweb
Separate login IDs and passwords are required for each person accessing the site. It is a violation of your agreement to share login IDs and passwords. Contact Danny Vanourney at 402.471.9678 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register staff changes (new staff or staff terminations). Each new member must sign a DHHS External Access Confidentiality Statement.
Passwords are valid for 90 calendar days. When your password expires, you will not be able to access the NCIS site. Passwords may also be revoked when 3 consecutive attempts to log on are unsuccessful
To establish a new password or change a current password:
Enter your assigned UserID and current password
Select “Reset” and follow prompts
Confirm new password
Log off website
Log back on to access NCIS Web
If your password change is not successful, please contact the DHHS Help Desk (1-800-722-1715) for assistance.
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