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South Dakota BMOE proposes rule changes

The South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners (BMOE) held a public hearing Sept. 6 to propose administrative rule changes that dealt with...

SDAHO PAC is poised for a record year

With contributions exceeding the $36K mark, we are pleased to report an increase in both the number of donors and contributions from our members. Your...
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South Dakota receives Medicaid RAC exemption approval

CMS has approved South Dakota’s State Plan Amendment (SPA) 16-001, granting South Dakota another 3-year exemption from federal requirements to establish a Recovery Audit...
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DOH announces South Dakota Good & Healthy Community Grant

The South Dakota Department of Health has announced a grant to support the assessment of community health and develop health promotion and disease prevention...
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Season’s first West Nile virus death in South Dakota

An 80- to 89-year-old Yankton County resident has died from West Nile virus (WNV), marking South Dakota’s first death of the season from the...
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Deadline to apply for NHSC loan repayment program approaching

The deadline to apply for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP) is Oct. 13. The program provides...
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Community health grants available

The South Dakota Department of Health has announced one-year, $10,000 grants to support the assessment of community health and develop health promotion and disease...
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South Dakota reports first Zika virus infection

The South Dakota Department of Health says the state has its first Zika virus infection. The virus was identified in a woman who traveled to...
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Meeting with DOH promotes ongoing dialogue

We are privileged in South Dakota to have a strong working relationships with our state agency partners. Our leadership team recently met with Chris...
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Payment Methodologies for Medicaid Providers Study

The Payment Methodologies for Medicaid Providers Interim Study reconvened for its second meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 17. Much of the first meeting was education...