Nebraska Medicaid will be hosting a statewide listening tour about the state's Medicaid managed care program, where community members are invited to share their experiences with Medicaid's current health plans. This feedback will help the Medicaid program with developing new managed care contracts in 2022.
The tour will begin on January 11 and stop in 5 communities across the state in addition to two virtual meetings:
For more details, see DHHS's press release (Jan. 4).
NEW- Minutes from past meetings are below:
The Medical Care Advisory Committee (MCAC) will be holding its first meeting on January 27, 2022, at the Nebraska State Office Building in Lincoln. Medicaid is still seeking applicants to serve on the committee. Members of the committee can be Medicaid beneficiaries, advocates, and providers and serve on the committee to make recommendations to the Medicaid program. For more details, and the application, see below:
Medicaid and Long-Term Care (MLTC) oversees the Nebraska Medicaid program, home and community based services, and the State Unit on Aging.
Medicaid provides health care services to low-income families, seniors, and individuals with disabilities.
Home and community-based services are available to those who qualify for Medicaid waivers, such as the elderly, adults and children with disabilities, and infants and toddlers with special needs.
The State Unit on Aging works with public and private service providers to help people live in their preferred settings and be active in their communities.
Nebraska's aging network includes eight Area Agencies on Aging.
Information on division programs, initiatives, rules, and regulations
Information on enrollment, claims, billing, rates, and more
Information on eligibility, Medicaid-covered services, and more
Information on the State Unit on Aging, which helps older Nebraskans remain healthy and active in their communities
Information for Medicaid beneficiaries who are members of a Tribe as well as the providers who serve them
Updates from Medicaid's Medical Care Advisory Committee
Information for providers on the new Mobile Caregiver+ application
Information on the Heritage Health Adult expansion program
To apply for Medicaid, send a completed application to DHHS. Applications can be completed online at
ACCESSNebraska, over the phone, or on paper and mailed to your nearest DHHS office.
For more information, contact your nearest DHHS office.
Medicaid's FAQs on COVID-19:
Medicaid's 1135 Waiver:
Appendix K Information
Instructions for Pharmacists Enrolling to Administer COVID-19 Vaccine - published January 4, 2021
PASRR Changes - published April 8, 2020
Provider Screening and Enrollment Changes - published April 8, 2020
Member Eligibility and Benefit Appeals Changes - published April 9, 2020
Memo from CEO Smith on Fair Access to Health Services - published April 30, 2020