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Medicaid & Long-Term Care

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​Apply for Medicaid Online at ACCESSNebraska.NE.gov

January 2022 Medicaid Managed Care Listening Tour - Agenda Available

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:

  • Lincoln
  • Omaha
  • Norfolk
  • Scottsbluff
  • Kearney​​

An agenda for our first meeting is below. All meetings will have the same agenda items. 

For more details, see DHHS's press release​​ (Jan. 4).

NEW- Minutes from past meetings are below: 

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NEW: Medical Care Advisory Committee meeting Jan. 27, still accepting applicants

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 committ​ee to make recommendations to the Medicaid program. For more details, and the application, see below:


Kevin Bagley, Director
Kevin Bagley, Director

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. 

General Information

Information on division programs, initiatives, rules, and regulations

Information for Providers

Information on enrollment, claims, billing, rates, and more

Information for Clients

Information on eligibility, Medicaid-covered services, and more

State Unit on Aging

Information on the State Unit on Aging, which helps older Nebraskans remain healthy and active in their communities

Tribal Health

Information for Medicaid beneficiaries who are members of a Tribe as well as the providers who serve them

Medical Care Advisory Committee

Updates from Medicaid's Medical Care Advisory Committee

Electronic Visit Verification (EVV)

Information for providers on the new Mobile Caregiver+ application

Medicaid Expansion

Information on the Heritage Health Adult expansion program

Apply for Medicaid

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.

GO TO ACCESSNebraska to:

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  • Complete an application
  • Select a self-screening to determine programs that may help you
  • Print a paper application that you can complete and mail to DHHS
  • Find contact information for Medicaid and economic assistance

MLTC Publications:

COVID-19 Information - Updated January 4, 2021

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​