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Public Hearing Department of Health & Human Services : LEGAL SERVICES

Date of Activity
Thursday, 09/17/2020
Time of Activity
10:00 AM
Location
State Office Building, Lower Level Conf. Room A 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE
  Location accessible to handicapped
Details
The purpose of this hearing is to receive comments on proposed changes to Title 471, Chapter 6 of the Nebraska Administrative Code (NAC) Dental Services. The proposed changes include the addition of teledentistry services, which are reflected in the Medicaid budget and State Plan. Additionally, the proposed changes will remove all duplicate statutory and inconsistent language in the regulations, restructure the regulatory chapter, and ensure compliance with the State Plan, other NAC chapters, federal law, and best practices. Authority for these regulations is found in Neb. Rev. Stat. 81-3117(7). Due to the current public health crisis, the agency will enforce any Directed Health Measure Order on the size of gatherings that is in effect at the time of the hearing. 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 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) 471-8223. 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.
Name
Marge Respeliers Paralegal I
Address
DHHS Legal Services
Health & Human Services System
Telephone
(402) 471-8417
Fax
(402) 742-2382
TTY
(402) 471-9570

Last Updated: Wednesday, 08/12/2020