HomeLatest NewsLong Term Care NewsSDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update August 26, 2022

SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update August 26, 2022

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.

In our August 26, 2022, Long-Term Care weekly update

State

  • SD DOH OLC Partnership Newsletter
  • Biannual Nursing Facility Regulation Report – July 2022

Federal

  • CMS Tells State Medicaid Programs to develop payment methodologies that address initiatives to improve health care quality and equity in the Medicaid program to support nursing facilities
  • CMS has developed a roadmap for the eventual end of the Medicare PHE waivers and flexibilities, and is sharing information on what health care facilities and providers can do to prepare for future events.
  • The Inflation Reduction Act Will Cut Health Care Costs for South Dakotans – White House Summary:  CDC Healthcare-associated infections prevention
  • CMS Staffing Study on Minimum Staffing Requirements for Nursing Homes (not being conducted in South Dakota).
  • Healthcare Workers – Health, Stress, and Mental Health.
  • Vaccine Planning for the Fall.

LeadingAge

  • For Members: $20,000 COVID Vaccine Booster Grant.
  • Member Site Visits at the 2022 Annual Meeting + EXPO.
  • National Workforce Development Month
  • Congress Considers Strategies To Improve Medicare And Medicaid Integration For Dual-Eligible Individuals.
  • LeadingAge CMS Five-Star July Refresh Explained – Staffing and Overall Rating Methodology Changes

Other

  • OASIS-E starts in 2023! The Minnesota Home Care Association will be hosting OASIS Answers for a Blueprint for OASIS workshop, September 14-15 in Bloomington (Twin Cities southern suburb).
  • New Public Opinion Poll Finds Deep Support for Medicare Home Health.
  • Dementia/Brain Change Training at SDAHO convention!

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