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SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update July 15, 2022

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In our July 15, 2022 Long-Term Care weekly update

State News

  • SD DSS:  South Dakota Medicaid will be running an extra payroll this week. Providers will have two Remittance Advices. One will be for July 12, 2022 and the other for July 14, 2022
  • First Case of Monkeypox Identified in SD
  • Medicaid Expansion on the November Ballot – Constitutional Amendment D
  • Promoting Interoperability Program: SD DOH Declares Readiness. 
  • South Dakota Future Workforce Finder

Federal News

  • July 19 National Stakeholder Call with CMS Administrator
  • CDC Updates Guidance on MDROs in Nursing Homes.
  • CMS Establishing the Framework for Health Equity
  • ASPE & CMS Release Report to Congress: Unified Payment for Medicare-Covered Post-Acute Care
  • White House Announces over $40 Billion in American Rescue Plan Investments in Our Workforce – With More Coming
  • Home Health Value-Based Purchasing YouTube and Podcasts
  • Final FY2023 Hospice Wage Index Rule Goes to OMB.
  • New PRF Reporting Resources
  • NHPCO Urges Congress to Protect Access to High-Quality Hospice Care: 
  • CMS Recruiting TEP for Home Health and Hospice Health Equity
  • Home Health PEPPER Reports Now Available


  • LeadingAge New York – Recreation and Activity Professional Webinar Series
  • Governance Resources for Aging Services. 
  • New LeadingAge Action Alert. Tell CMS: Cuts Now Will Further Erode Older Adults’ Access to Needed Care and Services
  • CNA Lockout Action Alert
  • CMS Issues QRP Non-compliance Notices Impacting FY2023 Payments.
  • House Appropriators Address Timely Processing of Foreign Health Care Workers Visas
  • Virtual Update in the Hub on RoPs 3 Compliance.  On Tuesday, August 2 from 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET
  • Virtual Social Engagement Summit:
  • PDPM, OBRA, and Case-Mix: Considerations for Using the MDS
  • RoPs Compliance Update
  • Action Needed Now to Shore Up Aging Services Workforce: Findings from LeadingAge Snap Poll


  • KFF Study:  Medicaid Public Health Emergency Unwinding Policies Affecting Seniors & People with Disabilities: Findings from a 50-State Survey.
  • American College of Physicians Recommends LTC Financing Reform.
  • Mark your calendars for the 2022 Palliative Care Symposium on November 17, 2022 in Yankton SD
  • SDAHO Annual Convention – September 21-23 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.  REGISTRATION OPENS AUG 1, 2022
  • SDAHO Calendar of Events:  Be sure to check out our upcoming webinars and events

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Events This Month


20may11:00 am12:00 pmAddressing Public Misperceptions About Palliative Care

21may12:00 pm1:00 pmTrauma-Informed Care: Why It’s Important and How to Implement It into PracticeCAPC Webinar

21may12:00 pm1:00 pmFinance Fundamentals for Hospitals (Hospital Financial series Part 2)SDAHO Webinar

22may12:00 pm1:00 pmLTC Town Hall: Understanding Enhanced Barrier PrecautionsWebinar

23may12:00 pm1:30 pmInfection Prevention: Guiding Hospitals Toward Effective, Compliant, and Sustainable SolutionsSDAHO Webinar

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