Notice of Decision

Medicaid Related Assistance
Developmental Disabilities

What would you like to do?

What you need to know

​​​If you applied for Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver services and received a notice of decision saying you were not eligible, you may:

The Appeal Process

If you are not satisfied with the explanation of why you are not eligible, you may request a fair hearing. Your case will be reviewed by a DHHS Hearing Officer. You may represent yourself or ask someone to assist you.

At the hearing, both sides present evidence. You have a right to have witnesses testify. Anyone who testifies can be asked questions by the other side and the Hearing Officer. At the end of the hearing, the Hearing Officer makes a recommendation to the DDD Director. The Director makes the final decision.

To Submit a Request for Fair Hearing
Mailing Address

DHHS - Division of Developmental Disabilities Appeal

301 Centennial Mall South

P.O. Box 95026

Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5026