HomeLatest NewsLong Term Care NewsSDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update January 6, 2023

SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update January 6, 2023

The South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations (SDAHO) is excited to announce an exclusive resource for members, our long-term care (LTC) weekly update.

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 January 6, 2023  weekly update

State News 

  • SD LTSS Therap Resources

Federal News

  • Updated and New COVID Treatment Information Sheets from HHS. 
  • CMS issues new guidance on Medicaid Unwinding
  • HUD partners with HHS to provide free at-home COVID-19 test kits to Section 202 Elderly Properties
  • Home Health CAHPS Team Release Quarterly Review (CTQR) Newsletter
  • CMS National Nursing Home Stakeholder Call
  • CMS Clarifies CY2023 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rural Add-on Policy
  • MACs Send Direct Mail to Hospice Providers Regarding VBID
  • IRS Increases Standard Mileage Rate for 2023 by 3 Cents Per Mile


  • MACPAC Issues Report on Medicaid Nursing Home Costs Compared to Payments
  • 2023 Fellowship Program for New CEOs
  • Strategies to Boost Recruiting Workshop
  • Reminder: Certificates of Medical Necessity & DME Information Forms Discontinued January 1


  • Free Webinar January 6, 3pm CT / 4:00 PM ET: Understanding the Science Behind Boosters.

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!

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