SDAHO 2016 Mid-Year Compensation Survey set for release

The 2016 SDAHO Mid-Year Compensation Survey results will be released the first week in October. Participating members will receive an email with their login...
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Emergency preparedness final rule intended to increase patient safety

On Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the long-awaited final rule on emergency preparedness, intended to establish...

2017 Annual SDAHO Compensation and Benefits Survey

In just a couple of weeks, the 2017 Annual SDAHO Compensation and Benefits Survey collection process begins, and we wanted to notify you of...
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AHA launches MACRA 101 video series

The American Hospital Association (AHA) on Thursday launched the first two installments of its MACRA 101 video series to educate hospitals, clinicians and trustees...

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...

DSS mailing out Disproportionate Share Payment surveys to inpatient hospitals

The South Dakota Department of Social Services (DSS) is mailing out Disproportionate Share Payment surveys to inpatient hospitals. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the final Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) audit and reporting rule in the Federal Register on December 19, 2008.
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CMS merges content to main ICD-10 site

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has merged all up-to-date content from its Road to 10 website to its main ICD-10 site at cms.gov/ICD10.
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Medicare SNF PPS Final Rule FFY2017

On Aug. 5, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the federal fiscal year (FFY) 2017 final payment rule for the Skilled...
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CMS issues proposed rule on Medicaid DSH payments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) published a proposed rule on Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payment regarding the treatment of third party...
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SDAHO SNF VBP analysis available

The Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Analysis is intended to provide member SNFs with a preview of the federal fiscal year (FFY)...