Officials encourage practitioner participation in drug monitoring program

The director of the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program is encouraging practitioners to sign up for an account in PMP...

SDAHO 2016 Mid-Year Compensation Survey results released

The 2016 SDAHO Mid-Year Compensation Survey results were released on Monday Oct. 3, 2016. Participating members received an email with their login information and...
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Requirements for review of access to care for Medicaid recipients formalized

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has formalized the requirements for review of access to care for Medicaid recipients. The new requirements...

Attorney General’s Office offering free training on elder abuse and financial exploitation

Assistant Attorney General Mike Sharp will provide free training on recognizing elder abuse and financial exploitation in Watertown on Nov. 30. The training, which is...
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Board of Trustees takes position on 2 ballot questions

The SDAHO Board of Trustees has taken a position on two ballot questions to be considered in November, choosing to oppose Initiated Measure 23...

South Dakota awarded $215K opioid abuse grant

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded the state of South Dakota a $215,000 federal grant to help officials collect and...

South Dakota Health Link holding fall forum

South Dakota Health Link is holding its 3rd annual fall forum on Oct. 20. The annual conference, scheduled for 8 a.m. to 5 p. m....
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Payment Methodologies for Medicaid Providers Interim Study meets

The Payment Methodologies for Medicaid Providers Interim Study reconvened for its third meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The committee began with discussion on the...
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Future health care growth requires facilities to focus on recruitment, retention

As facilities across the state strive to continue to provide access to quality, affordable health care, the need to recruit and retain a qualified...
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Joint BON/BMOE propose administrative rules

The joint boards of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners (BMOE) and Nursing (BON) held a public hearing on Sept. 6 to propose administrative rules dealing...