SD Medicaid expanding coverage of telemedicine services

The state Department of Social Services says South Dakota Medicaid is expanding coverage of telemedicine services to more closely align with Medicare coverage of...
SD Ballot Box

Initiated Measure 22 creates confusion, SDAHO changes legislative events

On Nov. 8, South Dakotans approved Initiated Measure 22 (IM-22) by a narrow margin (51.62 percent-48.38 percent). The impacts and implications of the new...
State Plan on Aging

Division of Adult Services and Aging seeks input on 5-year plan

The state Department of Social Services' Division of Adult Services and Aging (ASA) is requesting input on the next State Plan on Aging. The current...
Gov. Dennis Daugaard

Medicaid expansion pivots to Medicaid reform

Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced Tuesday that he will not ask the South Dakota Legislature to consider his plan to expand Medicaid during the upcoming...
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Better Choices, Better Health launches monthly newsletter

Better Choices, Better Health has launched a monthly newsletter. The first issue is available here. The newsletter discusses managing chronic disease, highlights workshop participants and provides...
Pills and capsules in medical vial

Opioid Abuse Advisory Committee meets in Pierre

The Opioid Abuse Advisory Committee met for the first time in Pierre on Wednesday. South Dakota Department of Health Secretary Kim Malsam-Rysdon said South Dakota's...
Scrubs Camp

Scrubs Camps give high school students a taste of health care careers

The South Dakota Department of Health offers free Scrubs Camps for high school students thinking of pursuing a career in health care. The one-day, hands-on...
Affordable Care Act

Marketplace opens for health insurance enrollment

The Health Insurance Marketplace opens today for its fourth open enrollment, offering every American the opportunity to sign up for health coverage under the...
SD Capitol

Moratorium legislative committee moving forward on 5 bills

The Regulation on Nursing and Assisted Living Beds Study moved forward on five bills for introduction to the full legislature during the interim committee's...
SD Ballot Box

SDAHO offers perspective on 2 ballot measures

With election day fast approaching and the national races capturing most of the headlines, it’s important to remember that South Dakotans will be asked...