SDAHO Board Chair Curt Hohman congratulates Paul Hanson, executive vice president of Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, on receiving an AHA PAC MVPP award.

AHA PAC honors three SDAHO members

Three SDAHO members have been honored by the American Hospital Association PAC (AHA PAC) for their contributions and advocacy efforts. Tom Clark, of Avera Queen...
Gov. Dennis Daugaard speaks at the SDAHO All-District Meeting.

Governor addresses SDAHO membership at All-District Meeting

More than three dozen hospital and post-acute administrators met in Pierre Tuesday for a SDAHO All-District Meeting that featured a budget update from Gov....
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DSS ASA Care Plans and Modifications

Recording of the February 15th meeting.
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Committee tables state radio system upgrade bill

The Joint Appropriations Committee on Tuesday tabled a Senate bill that would have set aside $3.09 million to begin an upgrade of the South...

LeadingAge: Bill would establish new CBI-SNP demonstration program

LeadingAge says a bill introduced by Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland and Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa would establish a new Community-Based...
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CMS awards $100M to help small practices implement Quality Payment Program

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded 11 organizations about $20 million for the first year of a five-year program to...

Home Health Conditions of Participation education scheduled for March 28

SDAHO will be hosting an education event at Cedar Shore Resort, Oacoma/Chamberlain, March 28, 9 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. to update home health professionals...

SDAHO hosts Dimensions Statewide User Group meeting

SDAHO hosted its first Dimensions Statewide User Group (SUG) meeting with collaboration with the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) to discuss inpatient/outpatient submission and reporting...
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NHPCO: Application cycle for HMDCB exam now open

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) says the application cycle for the 2017 Hospice Medical Director Certification Board (HMDCB) exam is now...
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CDC says this season’s flu vaccine 48 percent effective

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that this season’s flu vaccine has been 48 percent effective at preventing flu-related outpatient visits...
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Manual instructions regarding MOON implementation available

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) says that manual instructions regarding implementation of the Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON) now are available...
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House committee advances bill revising autism treatment coverage

The House Health and Human Services Committee on Thursday advanced a bill that would revise certain provisions regarding health coverage for applied behavior analysis...