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SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update August 11, 2023: A Resource for Members

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: August 11, 2023


  • Brain Injury Survey.
  • SD DOH Partnership Newsletter (July 2023)


  • New I-9 Forms Now Available
  • DEA considers relaxing rules for virtual prescribing
  • SNF QRP Reporting Deadline August 15
  • Department of Labor Monthly Jobs Report Shows Growth in Healthcare Jobs, Yet Demand for Workers Continues to Exceed Supply
  • EEOC Releases Proposed Rule on Implementing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
  • CMS Explainer Video on Social Determinants of Health – Determining When a Proxy Response is Allowed
  • New Enhanced Barrier Precaution Resources


  • TAKE ACTION – New LeadingAge action alert to support access to home health
  • Representative Courtney leads re-introduction of Observation Stay bill
  • Marketing of Reverse Mortgages on the Rise; Not Always Properly Targeted


  • Healthcare sector under attack by RHYSIDA Ransomware
  • Health Affairs Article on Advancing Integrated Care for Dual-Eligible Individuals Through Multisector Plans for Aging
  • Medicare Advantage Plans See Vastly Increased Bonus Payments.

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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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