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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...
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Substance Abuse Prevention Committee discusses reservation drug challenges

The Substance Abuse Prevention Committee met for the third time on Wednesday Aug. 17. The discussion centered on the challenges of fighting methamphetamine and...
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Moratorium interim committee continues dialogue, emphasizes workforce

The Regulation of Nursing Home and Assisted Living Beds Interim Committee met in Pierre on Tuesday, Aug. 23, sharing observations from recent provider visits...

Nursing, medical and osteopathic examiners boards propose rule changes

The South Dakota Department of Health’s Joint Board of Nursing (BON) and the Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners (BMOE) intend to amend rules...
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South Dakota DOH updates Healthcare Facility Event Reporting system

The South Dakota Department of Health’s Office of Healthcare Licensure and Certification has completed its development of a new online electronic Healthcare Facility Event...
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Governor’s office updates coalition on Medicaid expansion

The South Dakota Healthcare Solutions Coalition held a conference call meeting last week in which officials from the governor’s office shared a number of...
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Daugaard says he remains committed to Medicaid expansion

Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he remains committed to Medicaid expansion in South Dakota and will move forward on the issue “when the time is...
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SDAHO supports governor’s decision to forgo special legislative session for Medicaid expansion

The South Dakota Association of Health Care Organizations (SDAHO) supports Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s Medicaid expansion plan and his decision Wednesday to forgo a special...

Governor: Numbers add up for South Dakota Medicaid expansion

Gov. Dennis Daugaard said last week he is confident that South Dakota can expand Medicaid at no cost to the state’s taxpayers. Continued efforts by...