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SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update August 5, 2022

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In our August 5, 2022 Long-Term Care weekly update:

State News

  • SD DOH OLC Update: Extended Expiration Date for MaximBio ClearDetect COVID-19 Antigen Home Tests
  • Community Health Worker Resources
  • South Dakota Medicaid Provider Newsletter

Federal News

  • HHS Declares Monkeypox Outbreak a Public Health Emergency
  • HHS and DOJ Issue Guidance on Nondiscrimination in Telehealth the week of the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • CMS Long-Term Services and Supports Open Door Forum
  • OIG Report – July 2022
  • OHSA Extends the National COVID-19 Emphasis Program
  • FY 2023 SNF VBP Program August 2022 Performance Score Reports are Now Available
  • Hospice Visits in the Last Days of Life Endorsed by NQF
  • CMS Home Health, Hospice, and DME Open Door Forum Announced
  • Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) Explanatory Video
  • CMS Star Ratings


  • 2022 Annual Meeting + EXPO Early Bird Pricing
  • Home Health Action Alert and Article
  • Updates on Congressional telehealth policy
  • Update on the Senate Labor HHS appropriations bill for hospice providers
  • Article on FSES for Nursing Homes
  • Statement of Support for the Inflation Reduction Act
  • New Nursing Home RoPs Guidance 2022 Resource


  • Study on the association of State COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates and staffing in nursing homes
  • JAMDA Article:  Implementation of a Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination Condition of Employment in a Community Nursing Home.
  • Registration is now open for the SDAHO Annual Convention

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