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​Guidance: Health Care Workforce Executive Orders Expiring June 30, 2023

Executive Orders pertaining to Health Care Workforce will expire on June 30, 2023. Click here for more information. ​


Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has issued Executive Order 22-08

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has issued Executive Order 22-08, to expire on June 30, 2023. View the Executive Order here​. This Executive Order applies to:
  • Time-limited provisional licenses pending successful examination results
  • Supervision and practice agreements
  • Direct client-contact hours under the Mental Health Practice Act

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has issued Executive order 22-04 - Criminal Background Checks

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts recently signed Executive Order No. 22-04 to avoid a healthcare workforce shortage emergency. This Executive Order relates to criminal background checks by fingerprint and only affects licensing for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, licensed independent mental health practitioners, occupational therapists, and occupational therapy assistants.   

​CMS Vaccination Guidance Compliance

Please see the web page for your profession in the list below.