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SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update August 19, 2022: A New Resource for Members

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.

August 19, 2022, Update

STATE
• Nursing Home Rate Methodology
FEDERAL
• CMS Releases Blog on Roadmap to the End of COVID PHE.
• FDA Finalizes Guidance on Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids.
• Administration Signs H.R. 5376, Inflation Reduction Act.
• CDC Infection Prevention Training *REMINDER*
• CMS Will Host Home Health (HH) OASIS-E Guidance Training Program.
• National Stakeholder Call with CMS leadership on Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)

LEADINGAGE
• Share Your Passion and Expertise: Be A Mentor.
• Data Submission for AHRQ SOPS Nursing Home Survey.
• September Webinar: Home Health Value-Based Purchasing.
• New Nursing Home RoPs Guidance 2022 Resources:
• WANTED – Member Feedback for CMS RFI on Medicare Advantage (MA).
• LeadingAge Call with FCC to Examine Internet Options for HUD-Assisted Communities.

OTHER

• Report on impacts of inflation on home health labor costs.
• Protect Against Zeppelin Ransomware.
• Check out this 15-minute podcast explaining the value benefits of having a plan for palliative care in long-term care:
• SDAHO Post-Acute Care Education: https://sdaho.org/calendar/

August 23 at 11am CST – The role of guardianship and conservatorship in improving patient outcomes

August 24 at 1pm CST – Key 2022 health care trends, the current state of skilled nursing/LTC and using data for gain clarity

August 25 at 11:30am CST – Collecting sexual orientation and gender identity in the health record

August 25 at 12:30pm CST – Palliative Care: The impact of cultural/spiritual needs in palliative care

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Events This Month

May

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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