LeadingAge hosting webinar on budget’s effect on affordable housing

LeadingAge is offering a webinar on Monday on "How President Trump's First Budget Could Impact Affordable Housing." The webinar, which begins at 2 p.m. CST/1 p.m. CST, features speakers from LeadingAge, other leaders of the Campaign for Housing and Community Development Funding (CHCDF) and advocates from across the nation.
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Engaging Staff in Individualizing Care toolkit available

The Engaging Staff in Individualizing Care: An Implementation Handbook toolkit is available for loan to SDAHO members.
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DSS ASA Care Plans and Modifications

Recording of the February 15th meeting.

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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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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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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Appropriations committee kills nursing/assisted living facility recruitment bill

The House Appropriations Committee has killed a bill establishing a program to assist nursing and assisted living facilities in recruiting certain health care personnel. Committee...
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VA issues pre-solicitation notice for community nursing home services

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is soliciting proposals from contractors in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois and Nebraska to provide...
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Community living home bill heads to governor’s desk

A bill to license and regulate community living homes is headed to the South Dakota governor's desk after passing both chambers. House Bill 1040 was...
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CMS reminding long-term care facilities of PBJ deadline

The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare (CMS) is reminding long-term care facilities that as of July 1, 2016, electronic submission of staffing data through...