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SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update December 9, 2022

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Updates for this week:  December 9, 2022


  • Governor Noem’s Budget Address Summary
  • Immunize South Dakota Webinar Series


  •  Nursing Home Transfers to Hospital/Acute Care – 483.15 (F622, F623, F626)
  • Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements
  • Urge Congress to Enact Key Priorities in Year-End Spending Package.  Final OASIS-E Instrument and Manual Released.
  • Final OASIS-E Instrument and Manual Released
  • Senators Rosen, Barrasso, Baldwin, and Fischer Pass Bipartisan Resolution to Designate November as “National Hospice and Palliative Care Month”.
  • Develop your COVID personal action plan now
  • White House Spells Out Needs if There is a Year-Long CR, Includes Immigration Policies
  • White House Spells Out Needs if There is a Year-Long CR, Includes Immigration Policies
  • New OASIS-E PHQ- 2 to 9 Cue Card
  • Timeline Updates for MDS/RAI Manual
  • NHSN Webinar on Person-Level Event Reporting
  • Top 10 Nursing Home Citations Nationwide – 2022


  • Registration Open for February 2, 2023 Provider Relief Reporting Webinar
  • Moving Forward Coalition Seeks Input on Nursing Home Reform Proposals.
  • Last Call: Proposals Due Soon for LeadingAge 2023 Annual Meeting Sessions.
  • LeadingAge Comments on CMS RFI on Establishing a National Provider Directory.
  • LeadingAge Comments on 2022 SNF and HH Measures Under Consideration. Adequacy.
  • LeadingAge signs onto letter to EPA in support of greenhouse gas reduction in affordable housing
  • Walgreens, DoorDash, and Uber partner to provide free deliver
  • MACPAC Discusses Nursing Home Medicaid Rate Adequacy. y of Paxlovid
  • LeadingAge Writes in Opposition to Proposed NLRB Rule


  • SDAHO Webinar Recording (12/7): RoP Interpretative Guidance: Phase 2 and Phase 3 – Select F-Tag Review
  • ICAA Releases White Paper
  • Legislative Forum Schedule
  • Upcoming Education

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17jun11:00 am12:00 pmThe Advanced Palliative Hospice Social Work Certification Prep SessionSWHPN Webinar

18jun12:00 pm1:30 pmSurvey Smarts for HospitalsSDAHO Webinar

20jun12:00 pm1:00 pmHR Regulatory Update: New Overtime Rules and Other Wage & Hour ChangesSDAHO Webinar

20jun12:00 pm1:00 pmMaximizing the Employee Value PropositionAHA Webinar

25junAll Day262024 Rural Health Leaders ConferenceSDAHO Event

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