Developments in Transition Services

Our interview with Dr. Stuart Stofferahn Executive Director for The Nebraska Transition College.

 

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LB 323 Employment Bill

LB 323

Purpose and Intent:  

  • To help individuals with disabilities who use Medicaid keep their job, take a raise, or go to work without losing their Medicaid benefits;
    • Allows individuals to earn up to 2.5 times the Federal Poverty Rate ($31,225 for a family of 1) without losing Medicaid;
    • Assess a small premium for those at the top tier of earnings
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LB 570 Olmstead

LB 570: Olmstead

Senator Lynne Walz

LB 570 aims to ensure proper implementation of an Olmstead Plan. This will help make sure that the state is inclusive and that the state avoid a potentially costly lawsuit.

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LB 540 Transition Funding


LB 540: Transition

Senator Lynne Walz

a. This bill looks to protect transition services for young people
b. Transition is one of the most difficult times in the life of a child with a disability. This bill helps to protect the services that are currently set to be cut.

 

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