On December 1, 2016, a Nebraska legislative task force recommended that the state add services to reduce gaps in the current array of Medicaid and non-Medicaid public behavioral health services. The recommended services include a “No-Refusal” center for civil commitments, supportive housing, peer services, and programs to link offenders with mental illness exiting jail or prison with community-based services and medication. The task force also recommended that the state improve sustainability for public Medicaid and non-Medicaid behavioral health services by identifying appropriate funding levels and sustaining appropriate funding support, On January 1, 2017, the Nebraska Medicaid . . .
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