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Public Hearing Department of Health & Human Services : LEGAL SERVICES

Date of Activity
Wednesday, 05/27/2020
Time of Activity
10:00 AM
State Office Building, Lower Level Conf. Room A 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE
  Location accessible to handicapped
Phone call information: 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662# AMENDED The purpose of this hearing is to receive additional comments on the proposed changes of Title 172, Chapter 56 of the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC) – Licensure of Dentists; Minimal, Moderate, or General Anesthesia/Deep Sedation. The proposed regulations will govern the licensure of Dentists. The proposed changes will include removal of statutory language from the regulations and will also remove any duplicate language that will be covered in 172 NAC 10 for credentials issued under the Uniform Credentialing Act. These regulations also include necessary changes due to amendments to the Uniform Credentialing Act and the Dentistry Practice Act. Additional proposed changes include: clarification of remedial course requirements were added; and changes were made to the number of Continuing Education (CE) hours allowed as a CE presenter. Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. § 81-3117(7). Due to the current public health crisis, the agency will be enforcing the Centers for Disease Control’s recommendation on the size of gatherings. The public hearing will be limited to eight (8) in-person attendees. 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 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, respectively. A copy of the proposed changes is available online at, 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 with hearing impairments may call DHHS at (402) 471-9570 (voice and TDD) or the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or (800) 833-7352 TDD at least 2 weeks prior to the hearing.
Marge Respeliers Paralegal I
DHHS Legal Services
Health & Human Services System
(402) 471-8417
(402) 742-2382
(402) 471-9570

Last Updated: Wednesday, 04/22/2020