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Interested persons may attend the hearing and provide verbal or written comments or mail, fax or email written comments, no later than the day of the hearing to:

DHHS Legal Services,
PO Box 95026,
Lincoln, NE
68509-5026,
(402) 742-2382 OR
DHHS.Regulations@nebraska.gov, respectively.

A copy of the proposed changes is available online at http://www.sos.ne.gov, or by contacting DHHS at the mailing address or email above, or by phone at (402) 471-8417. The fiscal impact statement for these proposed changes may be obtained at the office of the Secretary of State, Regulations Division, Room 1305, State Capitol, Lincoln, NE, or by calling (402) 471-2385.

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If auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations are needed to participate in a hearing, please call (402) 471-8417. Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing may call DHHS via the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or (800) 833-7352 TDD at least two weeks before the hearing date. This notice is given in compliance with Neb. Rev. Stat. Section 84-907.

Public Hearings - Scroll Down to View Description of Hearing

Hearing DateSubjects
1/24/2022​471 NAC 44 - Nursing Facility Level of Care Determination for Adults
1/27/2022​172 NAC 12 - Licensure of Emergency Medical Services
1/27/2022​186 NAC 2 - Brain Injury Registry
1/31/2022​471 NAC 10, 12, 45, & 46 - Hospital Services, Nursing Facility Regulations, Rates for Nursing Facility Services, and Rates for Hospital Services
1/31/2022​172 NAC 95 - Administration of Medications by Medication Aides and Medication Staff
2/1/2022​172 NAC 96 - Medication Aide Registry
2/1/2022​471 NAC 18 - Physicians' Services
2/7/2022​181 NAC 1 - Nebraska Chronic Renal Disease Program
2/7/2022​172 NAC 87 - Licensure of Surgical First Assistant
2/8/2022​174 NAC 3 - Viewing and Release of Vital Records
2/8/2022​174 NAC 4 - Regulations Governing Amendment of Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Records
2/14/2022​172 NAC 108 - Approval of Training Programs and Qualifications for Nursing Assistants in Nursing Homes

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January 24, 2022
10:00 a.m. Central Time
Nebraska State Office Building – Lower Level A
301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska

The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on proposed changes to Title 471, Chapter 44 of the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC) – Nursing Facility Level of Care Determination for Adults. The proposed changes will remove the requirement to perform nursing facility level of care assessments in-person. 

Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. § 81-3117(7). 

In order to encourage participation in this public hearing, a phone conference line will be set up for any member of the public to call in and provide oral comments.  Interested persons may provide verbal comments by participating via phone conference line by calling 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662#. 

Interested persons may attend the hearing and provide verbal or written comments, or mail, fax or email written comments, no later than the day of the hearing to:  DHHS Legal Services, PO Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026, (402) 742-2382 or dhhs.regulations@nebraska.gov, respectively. 

A copy of the proposed changes is available online at http://www.sos.ne.gov, or by contacting DHHS at the mailing address or email above, or by phone at (402) 471-8417. The fiscal impact statement for these proposed changes may be obtained at the office of the Secretary of State, Regulations Division, 1201 N Street, Suite 120, Lincoln, NE 68508, or by calling (402) 471-2385. 

Auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations needed to participate in a hearing can be requested by calling (402) 471-8417.  Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing may call DHHS via the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or (800) 833-7352 TDD at least 2 weeks prior to the hearing. 

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January 27, 2022
10:00 a.m. Central Time
Nebraska State Office Building – Lower Level A
301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska

The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on proposed changes to Title 172, Chapter 12 of the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC) – Licensure of Emergency Medical Services.  The proposed changes add provisions that ambulances transferred to another service must meet the current standards or must be fifteen years of age or less; meet or exceed Federal Specification for Ambulances, KKK-A-1822C; and specify the latter provisions will expire ten years after the effective date of the proposed regulation. Additional proposed changes correct grammar and punctuation.

Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. § 81-3117(7). 

In order to encourage participation in this public hearing, a phone conference line will be set up for any member of the public to call in and provide oral comments.  Interested persons may provide verbal comments in person or by participating via phone conference line by calling 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662#. 

Interested persons may attend the hearing and provide verbal or written comments, or mail, fax or email written comments, no later than the day of the hearing to:  DHHS Legal Services, PO Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026, (402) 742-2382 or dhhs.regulations@nebraska.gov, respectively. 

A copy of the proposed changes is available online at http://www.sos.ne.gov, or by contacting DHHS at the mailing address or email above, or by phone at (402) 471-8417. The fiscal impact statement for these proposed changes may be obtained at the office of the Secretary of State, Regulations Division, 1201 N Street, Suite 120, Lincoln, NE 68508, or by calling (402) 471-2385. 

Auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations needed to participate in a hearing can be requested by calling (402) 471-8417.  Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing may call DHHS via the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or (800) 833-7352 TDD at least 2 weeks prior to the hearing. 

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January 27, 2022
1:00 p.m. Central Time
Nebraska State Office Building – Lower Level A
301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska

The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on proposed changes to Title 186, Chapter 2 of the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC) – Brain Injury Registry.  The proposed changes update the regulations' scope; update definitions; update requirements for availability of medical records, release of information, and data provided to the International Classification of Disease, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification Coding System of the World Health Organization; remove all duplicate statutory, unnecessary, and inconsistent language from the regulations; and update formatting.

Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. § 81-3117(7). 

In order to encourage participation in this public hearing, a phone conference line will be set up for any member of the public to call in and provide oral comments.  Interested persons may provide verbal comments in person or by participating via phone conference line by calling 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662#. 

Interested persons may attend the hearing and provide verbal or written comments, or mail, fax or email written comments, no later than the day of the hearing to:  DHHS Legal Services, PO Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026, (402) 742-2382 or dhhs.regulations@nebraska.gov, respectively. 

A copy of the proposed changes is available online at http://www.sos.ne.gov, or by contacting DHHS at the mailing address or email above, or by phone at (402) 471-8417. The fiscal impact statement for these proposed changes may be obtained at the office of the Secretary of State, Regulations Division, 1201 N Street, Suite 120, Lincoln, NE 68508, or by calling (402) 471-2385. 

Auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations needed to participate in a hearing can be requested by calling (402) 471-8417.  Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing may call DHHS via the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or (800) 833-7352 TDD at least 2 weeks prior to the hearing. 

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January 31, 2022
10:00 a.m. Central Time
Nebraska State Office Building – Lower Level A
301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska

The purpose of this hearing is to receive additional comments on the amendment and adoption of the following regulations: 

The following regulations are proposed for AMENDMENT

Title 471 NAC 10 Hospital Services 

The proposed changes will remove provisions determining the rate methodology that are proposed for inclusion in a new Chapter 46.  Additional proposed changes include removing the requirements for the Department to hold a public hearing when making changes to the rate methodology. 

Title 471 NAC 12 Nursing Facility Regulations 

The proposed changes will remove provisions determining the rate methodology that are proposed for inclusion in a new Chapter 45.  Additional proposed changes include removing the requirements for the Department to hold a public hearing when making changes to the rate methodology; and renumbering the regulatory chapter. 

The following regulations are proposed for ADOPTION

Title 471 NAC 45 Rates for Nursing Facility Services 

The proposed adoption of this chapter specify the regulations' scope; outline the definitions; set out the rules for all rates and methodology for facility payments, and calculating the actual methodology of nursing facility rates; define the allowable and unallowable costs that the nursing facility may report; establishes the reporting requirements, record retention requirements, audit requirements, penalty requirements, appeal process requirements, and settlement and rate adjustment requirements related to nursing facility rates; set forth the requirements when the holder of a nursing facility provider changes; and define how nursing facility residents are classified.  Additionally, clarification language was added and minor typographical errors corrected. 

Title 471 NAC 46 Rates for Hospital Services 

The proposed adoption of this chapter specify the regulations' scope; outline the definitions; set out the payment structure for metro acute, other urban acute, and rural acute hospital types; establishes non-payment for hospital acquired conditions, payment for psychiatric services, payment for rehabilitation services, payment for services provided by a critical access hospital, payment rates for state operated institutions, rates for out of state hospitals, and the rates for out of plan services; set out the rate setting for change in ownership, new operational facility, hospital merger, and depreciation; define lower level of care requirements; specify the requirements for accessing records, audits, provider appeals, and rate adjustments.  Additionally, language was simplified and minor typographical errors corrected. 

Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. § 81-3117(7). 

In order to encourage participation in this public hearing, a phone conference line will be set up for any member of the public to call in and provide oral comments.  Interested persons may provide verbal comments by participating via phone conference line by calling 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662#. 

Interested persons may attend the hearing and provide verbal or written comments, or mail, fax or email written comments, no later than the day of the hearing to:  DHHS Legal Services, PO Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026, (402) 742-2382 or dhhs.regulations@nebraska.gov, respectively. 

A copy of the proposed changes is available online at http://www.sos.ne.gov, or by contacting DHHS at the mailing address or email above, or by phone at (402) 471-8417. The fiscal impact statement for these proposed changes may be obtained at the office of the Secretary of State, Regulations Division, 1201 N Street, Suite 120, Lincoln, NE 68508, or by calling (402) 471-2385. 

Auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations needed to participate in a hearing can be requested by calling (402) 471-8417.  Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing may call DHHS via the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or (800) 833-7352 TDD at least 2 weeks prior to the hearing. 

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January 31, 2022
1:00 p.m. Central Time
Nebraska State Office Building – Lower Level A
301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska

The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on proposed changes to Title 172, Chapter 95 of the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC) – Administration of Medications by Medication Aides and Medication Staff.  The proposed changes update definitions; update terminology; set requirements for unlicensed individuals administering medications; remove all duplicate statutory, unnecessary, and inconsistent language from the regulations; update section headings and formatting; and restructure the regulatory chapter.

Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. § 81-3117(7). 

In order to encourage participation in this public hearing, a phone conference line will be set up for any member of the public to call in and provide oral comments.  Interested persons may provide verbal comments in person or by participating via phone conference line by calling 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662#. 

Interested persons may attend the hearing and provide verbal or written comments, or mail, fax or email written comments, no later than the day of the hearing to:  DHHS Legal Services, PO Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026, (402) 742-2382 or dhhs.regulations@nebraska.gov, respectively. 

A copy of the proposed changes is available online at http://www.sos.ne.gov, or by contacting DHHS at the mailing address or email above, or by phone at (402) 471-8417. The fiscal impact statement for these proposed changes may be obtained at the office of the Secretary of State, Regulations Division, 1201 N Street, Suite 120, Lincoln, NE 68508, or by calling (402) 471-2385. 

Auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations needed to participate in a hearing can be requested by calling (402) 471-8417.  Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing may call DHHS via the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or (800) 833-7352 TDD at least 2 weeks prior to the hearing. 

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February 1, 2022
10:00 a.m. Central Time
Nebraska State Office Building – Lower Level A
301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska

The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on proposed changes to Title 172, Chapter 96 of the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC) – Medication Aide Registry.  The proposed changes update terminology and definitions; specify requirements for placement on the medication aide registry; remove the requirement for certified copies of criminal charges and convictions and allow the submission of non-certified copies; update requirements for competency assessments and the renewal and reapplication process; remove duplicate statutory, unnecessary, or inconsistent language from the regulations; update section headings and formatting; and restructure the regulatory chapter.

Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. § 81-3117(7). 

In order to encourage participation in this public hearing, a phone conference line will be set up for any member of the public to call in and provide oral comments.  Interested persons may provide verbal comments in person or by participating via phone conference line by calling 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662#. 

Interested persons may attend the hearing and provide verbal or written comments, or mail, fax or email written comments, no later than the day of the hearing to:  DHHS Legal Services, PO Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026, (402) 742-2382 or dhhs.regulations@nebraska.gov, respectively. 

A copy of the proposed changes is available online at http://www.sos.ne.gov, or by contacting DHHS at the mailing address or email above, or by phone at (402) 471-8417. The fiscal impact statement for these proposed changes may be obtained at the office of the Secretary of State, Regulations Division, 1201 N Street, Suite 120, Lincoln, NE 68508, or by calling (402) 471-2385. 

Auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations needed to participate in a hearing can be requested by calling (402) 471-8417.  Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing may call DHHS via the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or (800) 833-7352 TDD at least 2 weeks prior to the hearing. 

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February 1, 2022
1:00 p.m. Central Time
Nebraska State Office Building – Lower Level A
301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska

The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on proposed changes to Title 471, Chapter 18 of the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC) – Physicians' Services.  The proposed changes specify the regulations' scope; set out definitions; remove duplicate statutory, unnecessary, or inconsistent language from the regulations; establish requirements for the prescription drug monitoring program; remove directions to agency staff; update terminology; correct punctuation and grammar; update formatting; and restructure the regulatory chapter.

Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. § 81-3117(7). 

In order to encourage participation in this public hearing, a phone conference line will be set up for any member of the public to call in and provide oral comments.  Interested persons may provide verbal comments in person or by participating via phone conference line by calling 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662#. 

Interested persons may attend the hearing and provide verbal or written comments, or mail, fax or email written comments, no later than the day of the hearing to:  DHHS Legal Services, PO Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026, (402) 742-2382 or dhhs.regulations@nebraska.gov, respectively. 

A copy of the proposed changes is available online at http://www.sos.ne.gov, or by contacting DHHS at the mailing address or email above, or by phone at (402) 471-8417. The fiscal impact statement for these proposed changes may be obtained at the office of the Secretary of State, Regulations Division, 1201 N Street, Suite 120, Lincoln, NE 68508, or by calling (402) 471-2385. 

Auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations needed to participate in a hearing can be requested by calling (402) 471-8417.  Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing may call DHHS via the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or (800) 833-7352 TDD at least 2 weeks prior to the hearing. 

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February 7, 2022
10:00 a.m. Central Time
Nebraska State Office Building – Lower Level A
301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska

The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on proposed changes to Title 181, Chapter 1 of the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC) – Nebraska Chronic Renal Disease Program.  The proposed changes update definitions; modify terminology; remove duplicate statutory, unnecessary, and inconsistent language from the regulations; update non-covered services, payment determination, eligibility and application, and third-party refunds; set provisional approval requirements; and update section headings and formatting.

Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. § 81-3117(7). 

In order to encourage participation in this public hearing, a phone conference line will be set up for any member of the public to call in and provide oral comments.  Interested persons may provide verbal comments in person or by participating via phone conference line by calling 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662#. 

Interested persons may attend the hearing and provide verbal or written comments, or mail, fax or email written comments, no later than the day of the hearing to:  DHHS Legal Services, PO Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026, (402) 742-2382 or dhhs.regulations@nebraska.gov, respectively. 

A copy of the proposed changes is available online at http://www.sos.ne.gov, or by contacting DHHS at the mailing address or email above, or by phone at (402) 471-8417. The fiscal impact statement for these proposed changes may be obtained at the office of the Secretary of State, Regulations Division, 1201 N Street, Suite 120, Lincoln, NE 68508, or by calling (402) 471-2385.

Auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations needed to participate in a hearing can be requested by calling (402) 471-8417.  Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing may call DHHS via the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or (800) 833-7352 TDD at least 2 weeks prior to the hearing. 

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February 7, 2022
1:00 p.m. Central Time
Nebraska State Office Building – Lower Level A
301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska

The purpose of this hearing is to receive additional comments on the proposed adoption of Title 172, Chapter 87 of the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC) – Licensure of Surgical First Assistant.  The proposed adoption of this chapter specifies the definitions; establishes the acceptable documentation to verify education requirements; sets out the required continuing education hours and types; sets out the requirements for passing score, education, acceptable examinations, and continuing education for licensure; defines the supervising physician must be licensed in Nebraska; specifies actions or behaviors of unprofessional conduct; set out the fee requirements; and clarify language for obtaining a license based on reciprocity. 

Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. § 81-3117(7). 

In order to encourage participation in this public hearing, a phone conference line will be set up for any member of the public to call in and provide oral comments.  Interested persons may provide verbal comments by participating in person or via phone conference line by calling 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662#. 

Interested persons may provide written comments by mail, fax, or email, no later than the day of the hearing to:  DHHS Legal Services, PO Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026, (402) 742-2382 or dhhs.regulations@nebraska.gov, respectively. 

A copy of the proposed changes is available online at http://www.sos.ne.gov, or by contacting DHHS at the mailing address or email above, or by phone at (402) 471-8417. The fiscal impact statement for these proposed changes may be obtained at the office of the Secretary of State, Regulations Division, 1201 N Street, Suite 120, Lincoln, NE 68508, or by calling (402) 471-2385.

Auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations needed to participate in a hearing can be requested by calling (402) 471-8417.  Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing may call DHHS via the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or (800) 833-7352 TDD at least 2 weeks prior to the hearing.

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February 8, 2022
10:00 a.m. Central Time
Nebraska State Office Building – Lower Level A
301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska

The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on proposed changes to Title 174, Chapter 3 of the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC) – Viewing and Release of Vital Records.  The proposed changes remove duplicate statutory, unnecessary, or inconsistent language from the regulations; update definitions; outline requirements for application process, burden of proof, and obtaining a certified copy certificate; update process to view a record; establish a process whereby researchers may apply for approval to access information designated on the certificates as being for health data and statistical research purposes; allow additional family members to authorize genealogical use; update formatting and restructure the regulatory chapter.

Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. § 81-3117(7). 

In order to encourage participation in this public hearing, a phone conference line will be set up for any member of the public to call in and provide oral comments.  Interested persons may provide verbal comments in person or by participating via phone conference line by calling 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662#. 

Interested persons may attend the hearing and provide verbal or written comments, or mail, fax or email written comments, no later than the day of the hearing to:  DHHS Legal Services, PO Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026, (402) 742-2382 or dhhs.regulations@nebraska.gov, respectively. 

A copy of the proposed changes is available online at http://www.sos.ne.gov, or by contacting DHHS at the mailing address or email above, or by phone at (402) 471-8417. The fiscal impact statement for these proposed changes may be obtained at the office of the Secretary of State, Regulations Division, 1201 N Street, Suite 120, Lincoln, NE 68508, or by calling (402) 471-2385.

Auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations needed to participate in a hearing can be requested by calling (402) 471-8417.  Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing may call DHHS via the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or (800) 833-7352 TDD at least 2 weeks prior to the hearing.

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February 8, 2022
1:00 p.m. Central Time
Nebraska State Office Building – Lower Level A
301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska

The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on proposed changes to Title 174, Chapter 4 of the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC) – Regulations Governing Amendment of Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Records.  The proposed changes remove duplicate statutory, unnecessary, and inconsistent language from the regulations; update terminology; update formatting; and renumber the regulatory chapter.

Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. § 81-3117(7). 

In order to encourage participation in this public hearing, a phone conference line will be set up for any member of the public to call in and provide oral comments.  Interested persons may provide verbal comments in person or by participating via phone conference line by calling 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662#. 

Interested persons may attend the hearing and provide verbal or written comments, or mail, fax or email written comments, no later than the day of the hearing to:  DHHS Legal Services, PO Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026, (402) 742-2382 or dhhs.regulations@nebraska.gov, respectively. 

A copy of the proposed changes is available online at http://www.sos.ne.gov, or by contacting DHHS at the mailing address or email above, or by phone at (402) 471-8417. The fiscal impact statement for these proposed changes may be obtained at the office of the Secretary of State, Regulations Division, 1201 N Street, Suite 120, Lincoln, NE 68508, or by calling (402) 471-2385.

Auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations needed to participate in a hearing can be requested by calling (402) 471-8417.  Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing may call DHHS via the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or (800) 833-7352 TDD at least 2 weeks prior to the hearing.

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February 14, 2022
10:00 a.m. Central Time
Nebraska State Office Building – Lower Level A
301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska

The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on proposed changes to Title 172, Chapter 108 of the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC) – Approval of Training Programs and Qualifications for Nursing Assistants in Nursing Homes.  The proposed changes remove duplicate statutory, unnecessary, and inconsistent language from the regulations; update chapter name; update definitions; update terminology; specify the requirements for conducting competency evaluations; update section headings; correct punctuation and update formatting; and restructure the regulatory chapter.

Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. § 81-3117(7). 

In order to encourage participation in this public hearing, a phone conference line will be set up for any member of the public to call in and provide oral comments.  Interested persons may provide verbal comments in person or by participating via phone conference line by calling 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662#. 

Interested persons may attend the hearing and provide verbal or written comments, or mail, fax or email written comments, no later than the day of the hearing to:  DHHS Legal Services, PO Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509-5026, (402) 742-2382 or dhhs.regulations@nebraska.gov, respectively. 

A copy of the proposed changes is available online at http://www.sos.ne.gov, or by contacting DHHS at the mailing address or email above, or by phone at (402) 471-8417. The fiscal impact statement for these proposed changes may be obtained at the office of the Secretary of State, Regulations Division, 1201 N Street, Suite 120, Lincoln, NE 68508, or by calling (402) 471-2385. 

Auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations needed to participate in a hearing can be requested by calling (402) 471-8417.  Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing may call DHHS via the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or (800) 833-7352 TDD at least 2 weeks prior to the hearing.

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