Long term care stakeholder work group meets for second time

Last week, the Department of Human Services (DHS) facilitated the second meeting of the Long Term Care Stakeholder Work Group. The work group is...

SD DSS holds informational webinars on Medicaid portal

The South Dakota Department of Social Services, Office of Medical Services has announced the added ability to perform eligibility inquiries within the Medicaid Portal...

Board of Nursing proposes changes to the unlicensed assistive personnel registry

The South Dakota Board of Nursing is proposing changes to the ARSD Chapter to amend the definition section to include a registrant and add...
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2017 workforce housing interim study

The legislative summer study on the need for workforce housing in South Dakota, especially in the rural areas and in smaller communities, met for...

Public hearing date changed for new community living home regulations

The Department of Health (DOH) issued formal notice of a change in the public hearing date to give the agency authority to license and...
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DOH issues request for proposal to provide additional nursing facility capacity

DOH posted a 2017 Request for Proposals to provide additional nursing facility capacity in Sioux Falls, Rapid City, and other communities in South Dakota. Proposals...
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South Dakota ends FY2017 with an $8M surplus

South Dakota state government closed the 2017 budget year on June 30 marking the sixth consecutive year with a surplus. Despite lower revenue, the...
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Public hearing scheduled for new community living home regulations

The Department of Health (DOH) issued formal notice of a public hearing to give the agency authority to license and regulate community living homes...

Survey to study technology use for delivery of public health messaging

The South Dakota Department of Health Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, in collaboration with chronic disease partners and stakeholders, is conducting an environmental scan guided by the South Dakota Chronic Disease State Plan.
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South Dakota Medicaid hosting webinar for nursing homes, hospice, assisted living facilities

South Dakota Medicaid is hosting a Monday, July 17 webinar to answer questions from nursing homes, hospice care, and assisted living facilities. The webinar begins at 10 a.m. CDT/8 a.m. MDT. If there are other specific questions you would like addresses, please forward those to Lori Lawson at any time.