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Long-Term Care Weekly Update April 25, 2022

The South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations (SDAHO) is excited to announce an exclusive resource for members, our long-term care (LTC) weekly update.

Each week, through our Unified Voice Newsletter, recipients will receive an overview of state, federal, policy and additional issues impacting post-acute care. Each story will include a direct link to a more complete overview where readers can find more information on topics relevant to their needs.

In this week’s Long-Term Care weekly update

State News 

  • Medicaid State Plan Changes

Federal News

  • CMS “Caregiver Support” Webinar
  • National Nursing Homes Stakeholder Call
  • National Nursing Homes Stakeholder Call
  • New Report Critical of Telehealth Expansion Costs
  • White House Fact Sheet on COVID treatments
  • OIG Report
  • Nursing Home QM Recalibration
  • NHSN Training Slides
  • PRF Phase 4/ARP Rural Request for Reconsideration Deadline – Monday, May 2 at 11:59 PM ET


  • New Nursing Home 5 Star Data Coming Soon
  • LeadingAge Home Health Member Network Call
  • Congressional Update
  • Medicaid Considerations for the unwinding of the PHE
  • Senators’ Letter to DOT Asks to Prioritize Seniors and People with Disabilities


  • Kaiser Interactive Medicare Spending Charts
    • Global COVID-19 Vaccine Coverage Tool
    • Fact about Medicare Spending
  • ACL Funding Opportunities
  • Supporting State and Community Innovations in Dementia Specific Respite Programs and Services
  • Native American Elder Justice Initiative
  • Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Day is May 16
  • National Skilled Nursing Care Week is May 8-14.
  • AMDA Webinar: Assisted Living

For SDAHO members interested in reading the long-term care weekly update in its entirety, please click here. Sign-in to the member portal and you will be redirected to the member only LTC update!

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