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Sen. Thune’s Health Advisor Sarah Schmidt to Present at Rural Health Leaders Conference

The South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations (SDAHO) is excited to announce Sarah Schmidt, MPH, Health Advisor to US Sen. John Thune will present at 2023 Rural Health Leaders Conference. This year’s event is taking place June 27-28 at Drifters in Ft. Pierre.

Congress is considering legislation on a number of issues that affect hospitals and their communities. In this session Schmidt will provide an update on the status of current legislative efforts in Congress to address issues of concern to rural health providers as well as an update on the outlook for Medicare and Medicaid policy changes that affect hospitals.

Schmidt is a health policy expert with over a decade of experience in legislative strategy and federal advocacy in roles in both the U.S. House and Senate, a government agency and a Fortune 5 company. She is a strategic thinker with demonstrated success translating business priorities into achievable policy goals. Schmidt is considered a trusted advisor with extensive bipartisan relationships across Capitol Hill, the Administration, business community and healthcare industry leaders.

SDAHO is excited to have Sarah Schmidt be part of this year’s Rural Health Leaders Conference.

*ROOM BLOCK DEADLINE EXTENDED: Lodging: A block of rooms is available at AmericInn in Fort Pierre. Click here to reserve your room online. Deadline is June 12, 2023.*

REGISTRATION is per person and includes sessions on June 27 and 28, networking social, breakfast and lunch, and continuing education hours for long-term care administrators. Registration is $200 for SDAHO member facility staff and $300 for non-member facility staff. Visit sdaho.org/rural-health-leaders-conference to register.

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