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SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update July 8, 2022

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n our July 4, Long-Term Care weekly update

State News

  • SD Medicaid Inflationary Rate Increases Effective July 1, 2022

Federal News

  • CMS Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) Requirements and Best Practices
  • 988 Lifeline Transition Begins July 16
  • Cybersecurity Advisories
    • MedusaLocker
    • North Korea Maui Ransomware
  • Electronic Visit Verification for Medicaid Home Health Care Services Requirement Reminder
  • Next Data Submission Period for the CAHPS® Home and Community-Based Services Survey: August 8–26, 2022
  • OSHA Extends National Emphasis Program
  • Congress Must Act to Prevent Home Health Cuts that Will Devastate Access to Care
  • CMS Release OASIS-E Data Submission Specification for HER
  • CMS Will Begin Posting Staffing and Staff Turnover Measures


  • Annual Meeting Registration: Update Your My.LeadingAge Username/Password
  • TNA Workforce Action Alert for members
  • LeadingAge Participates in Meeting with Dept of Education on K-12 Workforce Engagement
  • Meeting with CMMI on Dementia Care models and the Role of Adult Day
  • MAP PAC/LTC Work Group Weighs In on HH Measures for Removal
  • CNA Training Lockout Bill Introduced in U.S. Senate
  • LeadingAge Signs on to CMS Letter Regarding NP’s Certifying Home Health
  • Diverse Elders has launched a new


  • State Approaches to Increase Home and Community-Based Service (HCBS) Provider Capacity – ATI Advisory
  • Hall Render Health Law News – Key Areas and Timeline for Nursing Home RoPs.
  • RUPRI – Nursing Homes in Rural American: A Chartbook

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Events This Month


30may11:00 am12:00 pmEmployee Accountability: How to Address Problem Behaviors and AttitudesSDAHO Webinar

30may11:00 am12:00 pmExploring an Evidence-based Toolkit and Tailoring Messages to Specific Audiences

30may11:30 am12:30 pmSerious Illness DiscussionMJHS Hospice and Palliative Care Webinar

30may12:00 pm1:00 pmOverview of Proposed IPPS Rule (FY) 2025AHA Webinar

31may9:00 am3:00 pmEmpowerED Leadership ConferenceSDAHEC Conference

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