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Workforce housing shortage legislative interim summer study meets

The workforce housing shortage legislative interim summer committee met in Pierre Tuesday to hear from community leaders across the state to discuss workforce housing issues confronting South Dakota communities.
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Governor proclaims Thursday as Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed June 15 as Elder Abuse Awareness Day in South Dakota. Daugaard says the observance provides an opportunity for communities to promote a better understanding of abuse and neglect of the older population throughout the state.

SD HealthLink hosting June roadshows

South Dakota HealthLink is hosting a series of roadshows during the month of June. The roadshows will provide non-members with an overview of South Dakota Health Link including its current members and services offered.

DOH launches site with community living home draft rules

The South Dakota Department of Health has developed a website to allow access to the draft administrative rules regulating community living homes prior to the initiation of the formal rules promulgation process, which is planned for the summer of 2017.

DOH licensing season in progress

The South Dakota Department of Health says the 2017-2018 licensing season is in progress. The department sent emails to all licensed providers during the first week of May.
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Ballot measures mounting for 2018

The November 2018 general election is more than a year away, but a number of petitions are already being circulated in South Dakota. One...
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South Dakota Medicaid updates billing requirements for rendering NPI and taxonomy

South Dakota Medicaid has made an update to billing requirements to always require the rendering (servicing) NPI and taxonomy for claims billed on a CMS 1500 claim form. The South Dakota Department of Social Services has received questions and feedback about the requirement for electronic submissions when the rendering provider information is the same as the billing provider information.

SD BMOE to hold June 8 public hearing

The South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners has scheduled a public hearing in Sioux Falls on June 8 to consider petitions for declaratory rulings on four issues about whether the attending physician can delegate the task of writing orders to the following health care professionals for residents of a nursing facility and whether writing orders is within the scope of practice for those professionals as defined by state law.
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DOH schedules hearing on rules for EMRs

The South Dakota Department of Health has scheduled a June 6 hearing on the regulation of emergency medical responders (EMRs) and revised rules for emergency medical technicians (EMTs). The hearing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. CDT at the Hayes Building, 600 E. Capitol Ave., Room 107.
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Community partners sought for Aging Gracefully Expo

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says a collaboration between the Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division and the South Dakota State University Extension Office will expand the Aging Gracefully Program (AGE) statewide.