Date of Activity
Time of Activity
State Office Building, Lower Level, Meadowlark Conf. Room
301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE
Location accessible to handicapped
Phone call information: 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662#
The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on proposed changes to Title 471, Chapter 7 of the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC) – Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Medical Supplies (DMEPOS). The proposed changes set the regulations’ scope and authority; update definitions; expand prescription authority; update provider requirements; update service requirements for covered and non-covered services; add glucose monitors as a covered service; update billing and payment requirements; remove unnecessary and outdated language; remove duplicate statutory language from the regulations; update formatting; and restructure the regulatory chapter.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 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 (fax) or firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.