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SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update April 21, 2023

SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update April 21, 2023:  A Resource for Members

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 Updates for this week:  April 21, 2023


  • HHS Letter to US Governors from Secretary Becerra On Renewing COVID-19 PHE


  • White House Executive Order and Fact Sheet on Caregivers and Long Term Care.
  • CMS Memo on Unwinding is Forthcoming:
  • CMS Virtual Quality Conference, May 1-3
  • New Legislation Looks to Reduce Barriers to Home Care
  • FDA Authorizes 2nd Dose of Updated COVID Booster for Older Adults.
  • SHRM Makes Policy Recommendation
  • FDA Committee Recommends Pneumonia Antibiotic for Adults:
  • CMS To Publicly Release All Ownership Info of Home Health, Hospice Agencies
  • CMS Announces New Comparative Billing Reports for Hospices
  • CMS Releases Quarterly OASIS Q&A


  • Talking Points: President’s April 18 Executive Order on Care Access and Caregivers
  • Partnering with the Chamber of Commerce on the LIBERTY Campaign
  • LeadingAge Submits Comments to FTC on Proposed Non-Competes Rule
  • Elder Justice Act Reauthorization Introduced in House and Senate.
  • Senators Support Housing-Based Models of Care.


  • NEW Mental Health Resources for Nursing Facilities:
  • Moving Forward Coalition to Improve Nursing Home Quality
  • Home Care Workforce Has Not Kept Pace with Growth of HCBS
  • Free webinar from the Hospice Foundation of America and Five Wishes.


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Events This Month


23apr10:00 am3:00 pmCreating a Culture of Safety: Proactive Strategies for Reducing and Preventing Workplace ViolenceSDAHO EVENT

23apr12:00 pm1:00 pmEnhancing Safety and Security Measures in Health CareAHA Webinar

24apr1:30 pm2:30 pmPreparing for the Survey Revisit, CMPs and Appeals (LTC Survey series)SDAHO Webinar

25apr11:00 am12:00 pmWE ARE… in Pain: A Program of Inclusive Research on Osteoarthritis Pain in African American Older AdultsCenter of Geriatric Nursing Excellence

25apr11:30 am12:30 pmDepression and Anxiety in the Seriously IllMJHS Hospice and Palliative Care Webinar

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