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SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update July 21, 2023

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Updates for this week:  July 21, 2023


  • South Dakota Ends 2023 Fiscal Year with $96.8 Million Surplus
  • Medicaid/State LTSS Services- Provider Cost and Wage Survey for the Rate Methodology Workgroup.
  • Nursing facility rate setting & case mix validation.


  • OSHA Announces Final Rule Expanding Submission Requirements for Injury and Illness Data.
  • CMS Releases BIMS Assessment Tutorial.
  • Congress Continues Debate on HUD Funding for Fiscal Year 2024.
  • HHS Office for Civil Rights and the Federal Trade Commission Warn Hospital Systems and Telehealth Providers about Privacy and Security Risks from Online Tracking Technologies.
  • CMS Notifies SNF and Hospices of Quality Reporting Program Non-Compliance and Reconsideration Timeline.


  • 2023 LeadingAge Annual Meeting Registration is Now Open!
  • LeadingAge and Others Support Assisted Living for Veterans.
  • MovingForward Milestone: Nursing Home Quality Action Plans Released. 
  • LeadingAge Teams Up with Congressional LTC Caucus to Talk Workforce.
  • Senator Sanders Offers Bold Action to Address Workforce Challenges.
  • Ranking Member Bobby Scott reintroduces the Direct Creation, Advancement, and Retention of Employment (CARE) Act.
  • HHS Actuary Estimates Eliminating the 3 Day Stay Would Cost $60 Billion.


  • KFF Analysis Looks at Possible Scenarios Pointing to Nonprofits As More Likely to Meet Potential New Staffing Requirements.
  • Ziegler 2023 Mid-Year Not-For-Profit Senior Living and M&A Update.
  • NIC: ESI Reports Improvement in Staffing and Occupancy.
  • LTC Community Coalition Report:  Most U.S. Nursing Homes Understaffed, Federal Data Finds.
  • EEOC Announces Free Webinar on Laws Concerning Women in the Workplace.

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Events This Month


30may11:00 am12:00 pmEmployee Accountability: How to Address Problem Behaviors and AttitudesSDAHO Webinar

30may11:00 am12:00 pmExploring an Evidence-based Toolkit and Tailoring Messages to Specific Audiences

30may11:30 am12:30 pmSerious Illness DiscussionMJHS Hospice and Palliative Care Webinar

30may12:00 pm1:00 pmOverview of Proposed IPPS Rule (FY) 2025AHA Webinar

31may9:00 am3:00 pmEmpowerED Leadership ConferenceSDAHEC Conference

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