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SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update October 21, 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. For SDAHO members interested in reading the long-term care weekly update in its entirety, please click here. Sign-in to the member portal and you will be redirected to the member only LTC update!​

Updates for this week: October 21, 2022


  • Public Comment Notice for Assisted Living Providers – HCBS Settings Rule


  • Public Health Emergency extended
  • Social Security: cost of living adjustments
  • CMS rescinds updated CLIA memo
  • Advocates sue CMS over home health aide services
  • Supreme Court declines to hear appeal in case concerning arbitration agreements
  • Home health notice
  • CMS released star ratings for Medicare Advantage plans, showing performance decline in numerous measure
  • CDC health alert
  • Dept of Labor issues a proposed rule on classifying employees, independent contractors
  • CMS releases HHVBP QAPI program self-assessment


  • LeadingAge held their annual conference in Denver this past Sunday through Wednesday
  • LeadingAge reiterates FY23 HUD funding priorities
  • The New MDS V1.18.11: Are You Prepared?
  • Nursing Home RoPs Tools and Resources
  • New HUD “Quick Guide on Increasing the Supply of New Affordable Housing.”


  • New BPC Report on PACE Arguing for Expansion
  • Supportive State Regulations Help Assisted Living Residents Die in Place
  • NASHP releases actuarial analysis of Medicaid and Palliative Care
  • Mark your calendars for the SDAHO Legislative Forums

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Events This Month


02feb12:00 pm1:00 pmSouth Dakota MOSTSDAHO Webinar

07feb12:00 pm1:00 pmReasonable Suspicion Training: Substance Abuse Awareness in the WorkplaceSDAHO Webinar

08feb12:00 pm1:00 pmCompliance and Ethics in Long-Term CareSDAHO Webinar

09feb11:30 am12:30 pmCase Management in Hospice Care: A Patient With Deep Venous Thrombosis and Kennedy Terminal UlcerMJHS Hospice and Palliative Care Webinar

14feb11:00 am12:30 pmGrief Impairment Scale: Research and Clinical ImplicationsHospice Foundation Webinar

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