Developmental disabilities services must comply with state regulations, known as the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC).
The following regulations apply to developmental disabilities services:
To be eligible for the program, a person must have Medicaid. To apply for Medicaid, contact your local DHHS office or apply online at ACCESSNebraska.
Medicaid HCBS Waivers for Eligible Nebraskans - A quick look at Nebraska's four Medicaid HCBS waivers.
To be on a Medicaid HCBS waiver, a person must meet level of care requirements outlined in the waiver.
July 9, 2020 CMS approved amendments to the DD waivers to expand Medicaid coverage. With this amendment DHHS:
The effective date of the amendment is October 1, 2020.
Appendix K is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and outline temporary changes to the service delivery system. Appendix K did not require public comment as it was in response to a state of emergency.
Appendix K Approved Amendments for Nebraska's Medicaid HCBS Waivers - December 17, 2020
Appendix K Extensions for Nebraska's Medicaid HCBS Waivers - September 14, 2020
Appendix K for Nebraska's Medicaid HCBS Waivers - April 20, 2020
When CMS approved a technical amendment, changes to increase numbers do not require public or tribal comment, as they are technical and in response to questions by CMS.
February 25, 2020
The following change was made to the CDD Waiver (Intro-Main and Appendix B):
The following changes were made to the CDD Waiver (Intro-Main and Appendix B):
The Developmental Disabilities Services Act can be found in Nebraska Revised Statute §§83-1202 to 83-1227. On the legislative page, the Act may be viewed by using the right arrow to move through statutes.