The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) provides funding and oversight for Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waivers. This includes determining eligibility, providing service coordination for eligible people, monitoring services, and paying providers.
For information about available services, select the waiver you are interested in:
Otherwise, select the topic you are interested in. The Participant/Family and Provider sections contain information specific to those groups.
The Public Comment page has the summary of public comments and DDD responses, including changes made to the AD and DD waivers.
Appendix K for COVID-19 for all four HCBS waivers expired June 30, 2021. If you have any questions, please contact DHHS at DHHS.DDProviderRelations@nebraska.gov.
In an effort to provide the most updated information as to what is occurring at the State level regarding COVID-19 and to allow for questions we are hosting “Weekly COVID-19 Calls."
Weekly HCBS COVID-19 Call 888-820-1398Attendee Code: 3065334#
Upcoming COVID calls:
Please note COVID-19 will be included as a topic during the monthly HCBS Stakeholder WebEx meetings, so we will not a dedicated Weekly COVID calls those weeks.
The National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) issued guidance for returning to services outside the home. This guidance is intended for state agencies, providers, families, participants, and other stakeholders. The goal is a carefully planned, safe, and phased approach to providing meaningful opportunities and support.
The Medicaid HCBS Waiver Appendix K amendments and extensions for waivers were approved by CMS. Appendix K is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and outline temporary changes to services.
Appendix K Approved Amendments for Nebraska's Medicaid HCBS Waivers - April 15, 2021
Appendix K Approved Amendments for Nebraska's Medicaid HCBS Waivers - March 24, 2021
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
The following groups help with our mission of helping people live better lives:
August 2: Facebook post highlighting DDD Program Manager, Tracy Robledo-Clark, who volunteers at Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy (HETRA) and was recognized as “Volunteer Substitute of the Year" for the non-profit organization.
July 2: Certain Services Return To Normal For The State's Division Of Developmental Disabilities As State Of Emergency & Executive Orders End
June 14: Tomorrow is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
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