HomeLatest NewsLong Term Care NewsSDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update Feb 10, 2023

SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update Feb 10, 2023

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.

Updates for this week:


  • Updates from Pierre – Post-Acute Bills to Watch
  • SD DSS – Ending a Recipient’s Active Primary Care Provider
  • South Dakota Medicaid has updated billing procedures for Community Health Worker Agencies


  • CDC Adds COVID Vaccination to Immunization Schedules
  • Launching Medicaid Telehealth Resource Page
  • CDC Releases Falls Intervention Compendium
  • CMS Reviews Medicaid Unwinding Procedures for States’ HCBS Programs
  • CMS Home Health PPS Final Rule Overview


  • Joint letter to CMS on Negative Consequences to Medicaid Rates of Requiring ERC funds to be Offset
  • More Info on Schizophrenia Audits
  • LeadingAge Endorses Home Internet Accessibility Act
  • LeadingAge Tip Sheet for Commenting on the CY2024 Medicare Advantage (MA) proposed rules
  • Applications Process Open for 2023-24 Health and Aging Policy Fellowships
  • Tell Congress to Expand Home and Community Based Services!


  • PACE Model Isn’t Immune from Workforce Woes, study illustrates
  • Study finds People with Dementia Receive Fewer Home Health and Hospice Services in their Final Months.
  • SHEA/IDSA/APIC Practice Recommendations: Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections Through Hand Hygiene 2022 Update.
  • SAVE THE DATE: Post-Acute Partners in Care Conference April 12-13 in Sioux Falls. Registration opening soon!

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Events This Month


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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