State Capitol in Pierre

Payment Methodologies for Medicaid Providers Interim Study meets

The Payment Methodologies for Medicaid Providers Interim Study reconvened for its fourth and final meeting on Oct. 25. The committee began with discussions on...

SDAHO PAC contributions in action

Through the generous support of so many, the SDAHO PAC has raised more than $37,000 this year, making it one of the most successful...
Patient Undergoing For A Computerized Axial Tomography (CAT) Scan In Hospital

Helmsley trust announces CT Scanner initiative

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has launched a rural health care competitive funding opportunity to assist Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs)...

South Dakota seeing season’s first flu cases

South Dakota health officials say the state is seeing its first influenza cases of the 2016-2017 season. An influenza A case has been detected in...

Substance Abuse Prevention Committee proposes 4 bills

The Substance Abuse Interim Study introduced four bill drafts for the 2017 Legislative Session. The committee invited Melissa DeNoon, executive director of the South...
SD Capitol

BMOE administrative rule changes to take effect Oct. 20

Administrative rule changes from the South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners (BMOE) establishing standards for prescribing controlled substances for chronic, non-cancer pain...

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...
Paper cutout family with house under a Medicaid umbrella

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...