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Bill establishing state certification for EMRs signed by governor

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a bill creating a state certification for emergency medical responders (EMRs). Senate Bill 48 adds another rung to the emergency...
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Gov. Daugaard signs physical therapy bill

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a bill that revises certain provisions regarding the licensure of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. House Bill 1070 removes...
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Governor signs APRN bill

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a bill that removes the requirement that certified nurse practitioners and certified nurse midwives hold collaborative agreements with a...
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2017 Cracker Barrels / Legislative Coffees

SDAHO members are encouraged to meet up with their state legislators at any of these remaining Legislative Coffees/Cracker Barrels. If you hear of others,...
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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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...
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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...

Join us Tuesday in Pierre for All-District Meeting

Join the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations in Pierre Tuesday (Feb. 21) for the annual All-District Meeting and Social. The meeting is planned for...
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House committee defeats nursing home rate equalization bill

The House Health and Human Services Committee on Tuesday defeated a bill that would have brought nursing home rate equalization to South Dakota. Rep. Susan...
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House passes APRN bill, legislation will head to governor

The House on Monday passed a bill that would remove the requirement that certified nurse practitioners and certified nurse midwives hold collaborative agreements with...