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SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update July 22, 2022

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In our July 25, 2022 Long-Term Care weekly update:

State News

  • South Dakota Ends Year with $115m Surplus
  • SD DOH OLC CLIA Update

Federal News

  • HHS Renews Public Health Emergency
  • CMS releases the first ever HCBS quality measure set to promote consistent quality measurement within and across state Medicaid HCBS program
  • Corrections to Processing of Canceled Home Health Notices of Admission and of Period Sequence Edits.
  • SNF Provider Preview Reports – Now Available
  • Updated Quarterly OASIS Q&As
  • HHS Emergency Preparedness:  Chemical Emergency Considerations for Healthcare Facilities


  • LeadingAge Plans Meeting with CMS Administrator and Medicare Director to Discuss Deep Concerns with Medicare Advantage
  • Meeting with VA on Home Health and Adult Day Services
  • Congressional Virtual Briefing: Addressing the Workforce Crisis in Aging Services
  • New Resources for Home Health Prospective Payment Rule
  • New Nursing Home RoPs Guidance 2022:  Abuse and Neglect 24-minute QuickCast
  • Are You a LeadingAge Member Who Serves Lower Income Older Adults


  • Roadmap for Investment in Dementia
  • Long COVID affects nearly 1 in 4 cases, with symptoms that may last for months

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