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​​​​​Nebraska Medicaid partners with thousands of healthcare providers across the state to care for the state's Medicaid members. Included below is information for Medicaid providers, such as billing, enrollment, bulletins, and more.​​​​

COVID-19 Provider Call: March 6

​Medicaid's next COVID update call will be held on Wednesday, March 6 at noon (Central). Providers will have the opportunity to ask questions during the call.

Join from the meeting link:
https://sonvideo.webex.com/sonvideo/j.php?MTID=mc307e2dda218d1060adfed7f454cfc16 
Join by phone:
408-418-9388 (access code: 2480 661 3098 )

For notes and audio of past calls, see below. ​

Grants for Home and Community Based Service Providers

Home and Community Based Service providers are invited to apply for new grants available from funding through the American Rescue Plan Act. For more information, see the application materials below:

HCBS Facilities Grant Update

The application period for the HCBS Facilities Grant is closed. At this time, Nebraska Medicaid is no longer accepting new applications.


Home Health Provider Relief Payments

These provider relief payments are intended to help traditional home health providers continue existing services and expand the number of services provided to members under HCBS in Medicaid. See the instructions below for more information.

Telehealth Grants

Printable versions

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Home and Community Based Services Spending Plan - Updated January, 2024

Nebraska Medicaid's spending plan for the additional funds available for home and community based services (HCBS) through the American Rescue Plan Act received conditional approval from the federal government on January 31, 2022. 

Medicaid's most recent quarterly update to CMS is below:


Below are previous spending plan updates and correspondence from the federal government:


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Sanctioned Providers

Electronic Health Records Incentive Program

Pharmacy Information

Drug Utilization Review

School-Based Services


Aged and Disabled Waiver Rate Study

DHHS contracted with CBIZ Optumas and their subcontractor Myers and Stauffer, LC to complete a rate study for the Aged and Disabled Waiver and Personal Assistance Services in 2022. The goal was to establish a rate model for services provided to the aged and individuals with disabilities.

This rate study included opportunities for direct care providers and other stakeholders to provide feedback on the cost of doing business in delivering services. Services reviewed: 

  • Assisted Living
  • Adult Day Health
  • Personal Care
  • Respite Care
  • Chore
  • Companion
  • Extra Care for Children with Disabilities (sometimes called Disability-Related Childcare)
  • Home Again Service
  • Independence Skills Building
  • Transportation
  • Home Delivered Meals
  • Personal Assistance Services (PAS) through the Medicaid State Plan

October 26, 2022 presentation on draft rate model updated with stakeholder feedback:

Final Recommendations - NEW September 2023

Recommendations are intended to help DHHS set future rates, and are subject to appropriates from the legislature and approval from federal partners.

Send questions to NECostSurvey@mslc.com


Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)

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