Merritt Hawkins white paper: Structuring the physician interview

  What are the best ways to ensure that physician candidate interviews are as productive and effective as possible? Merritt Hawkins, Endorsed Business Partner of SDAHO...

New MACRA decision guide available through AHA

The American Hospital Association (AHA) shared with members its newest MACRA resource, the MACRA Decision Guide, to help hospitals and clinicians determine which quality...

Hawaii is always a good idea… PAC raffle tickets to Hawaii sold here

This year, the PAC set a goal to raise an additional $10,000 by offering a raffle for a seven-day trip to Hawaii valued at $5,000 and for a beautiful quilt crafted by Darcy Duke valued at $500.

Pace quickens related to health care legislative proposals

Senate Republicans continued to press forward related to important health care issues, as the number of legislative days dwindle prior to the end of...
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CMS to host forum on IMPACT Act and care coordination

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will conduct a special open door forum on September 28 at 1:00 p.m. (CST) to provide...
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CMS survey guidance on definition of hospital

On September 6, CMS issued a Survey & Certification Memo to state survey agency directors to clarify guidance under Appendix A of the State...

New guide offers recommendations to address housing instability

Homelessness and housing instability are social determinants that can have a profound impact on health. As part of its social determinants of health series,...

CMS issues training on emergency preparedness rule

CMS recently released an online training course for state survey agencies regarding emergency preparedness rule and enforcement. The course was designed to help general...

Quality, certification and oversight data now available on demand

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced a new initiative designed to increase transparency by making the results of survey and...

Register today for trustee “boot camp”

Don’t miss the opportunity to attend a premier event that will help “kick-off” this year’s SDAHO Annual Convention! A Trustee Board Boot Camp: “Key...

115th Congress returns with a daunting September schedule

Lawmakers returned to work this week facing a myriad of fast approaching deadlines involving significant issues that need to be addressed in a timely...

SD BFM starts discussions on Governor’s FY2019 budget

The Bureau of Financial Management (BFM) began hearings for the Governor's FY2019 budget, starting with various South Dakota agencies: School and Public Lands, Attorney...

Submit comments on proposed cuts to Medicare Part B payment for 340B drugs

On July 13, in its 2018 hospital outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed to dramatically...
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Federal judge invalidates white collar overtime rule

On August 31, 2017, a Texas federal judge struck down the Obama administration’s controversial rule that nearly doubled the salary threshold for the Executive,...

Exciting speaker line-up at annual convention

We are proud to offer a line-up of compelling, exciting and well-informed health care experts at this year’s annual convention.  Registrants will have the...
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