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What would you like to do?

What would you like to do?

What you need to know

What you need to know

The Department of Health and Human Services administers and manages eligibility for Medicaid and Economic Assistance programs through ACCESSNebraska.

Anyone can apply for benefits and handle their Medicaid and Economic Assistance needs on the ACCESSNebraska website from a computer anywhere, at any time. 

Medicaid Contacts:
Toll Free: (855) 632-7633
Lincoln: (402) 473-7000
Omaha: (402) 595-1178 
Economic Assistance Contacts: 
Toll Free: (800) 383-4278
Lincoln: (402) 323-3900
Omaha: (402) 595-1258  


Important Information

Attention – Time Sensitive

Disaster SNAP funds may be available to those impacted by disasters in nine eastern Nebraska counties.  The application period runs through April 4.  Learn more.

Atención – Time Sensitive

Los fondos de SNAP para desastres pueden estar disponibles para aquellos afectados por desastres en nueve condados del este de Nebraska. El período de aplicación se extiende hasta el 4 de abril.  Más información

Customers can:

  • Apply
  • Submit required documents, such as financial records;
  • Update information and report changes in their household;
  • Complete renewals and reviews; and
  • View their current benefits through the website.

ACCESSNebraska customer service staff is available:

  • By telephone from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday for both Medicaid and Economic Assistance programs; and 
  • Through Automated Benefit Inquiry systems, available 24 hours a day.

The Department of Health and Human Services has local offices available for in-person assistance. Most local offices have kiosks and telephones available for your use.