Medicaid Related Assistance
Medicaid & Long-Term Care

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​​​​​Nebraska Medicaid partners with thousands of health care 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: June 7

Medicaid's next COVID update call will be held on Wednesday, June 7 at noon (Central). Providers will have the opportunity to ask questions during the call. 

Join from meeting link:
Join by phone:
408-418-9388 (access code: 2491 468 3539​)

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

Nur​​sing Facility Quarterly Call  
The next call will be hosted on June 12th, 2-3pm CST. 

Join from meeting link:
Join by phone:
408-418-9388 (access code: 2496 028 9364)

Discussion includes:

  1. RUG III to PDPM conversion
  2. Kepro QIP – at the request of DBH
  3. Finding your eligibility renewal date
  4. PASRR and NF LOC review
  5. Chapter 12 updates

For general information, contact: Tonya.Remaklus@Nebraska.gov.

Grants for Home and Community Based Service Providers - NEW

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:

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

Fillable PDFs

Facility Conversion Grants

Printable versions

Fillable PDFs

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Home and Community Based Services Spending Plan - Updated April, 2023

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 Stauffers, LC to complete a rate study for the Aged and Disabled Waiver and Personal Assistance Services. The goal is to establish a rate model for services provided to aged and people with disabilities.

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

  • 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 offered through the Medicaid State Plan 

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

Send questions to NECostSurvey@mslc.com

Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)

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