Policies & Services

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► Nebraska's Annual Living with Brain Injury State Plan 2019-2020

The plan is intended as a guide to improve the state's system of services and supports for people with brain injury and their families. To become involved, contact Nebraska VR and the Brain Injury Advisory Council, (308) 865-5012 or vr.inobiac@nebraska.gov

Nebraska's Annual Living with Brain Inury State Plan, 2019-2020

Public Comments on Nebraska's Annual Living with Brain Injury State Plan for 2019-2020 were received August 29-September 30, 2019, and a Public Meeting was held on August 29, 2019:

 Nebraska's Annual Living with Brain Injury State Plan with Comments

 

► Council Member Committee Assignments

Brain Injury Advisory Council members serve on several key committees, representing the needs of individuals with brain injury and their families in service system redesign and development of new policies. Following is a list of advisory councils and committees, and the Council members assigned to them. You may also wish to subscribe to council/committee sites to receive updates.

Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Advisory Committee

http://nebraska.networkofcare.org/aging/index.aspx

BI Advisory Council members serving on this committee:

Kristen Larsen, Nebraska Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities

Peggy Reisher, Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska

Disability Services Stakeholder Olmstead Planning Advisory Committee (LB1033)

BI Advisory Council members serving on this committee:

Kristen Larsen, Nebraska Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities

 

Medicaid and Long-Term Care Redesign Advisory Committee

http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/Medicaid-Long-Term-Care-Redesign-Project.aspx

BI Advisory Council members serving on this committee:

Dale Johannes, Lincoln

Kristen Larsen, Nebraska Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities

 

Developmental Disabilities Advisory Committee

http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/DD-Advisory-Committee.aspx

BI Advisory Council members serving on this council:

Dale Johannes, Lincoln

Heather Leschinsky, Nebraska DHHS, Medicaid and Long-Term Care

 

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The Brain Injury Advisory Council is sponsored by Nebraska VR.

This project was supported, in part by grant number 90TBSG0036-01-00, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.