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SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update August 25, 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 25, 2023


  • Nursing Home Closure Announced
  • Gov. Noem Announces $27 million in High-Speed Broadband Grants
  • South Dakota Healthcare Coalition (SDHCC) Statewide Emergency Preparedness Exercise


  • VA Caregiver Support Transitioning to Direct Deposit
  • AHA Resource on How Boards Contribute to a Safe Workplace and Community
  • CMS is Considering 400 Hospices for “Potential Administrative Action.”
  • SNF MDS 3.0 RAI v1.18.11 Guidance Training Program – Post-event materials available
  • CDC launches new effort aimed at strengthening survival and recovery rates for all sepsis patients.


  • LeadingAge Meets with DPC and Top Medicaid and ACL Officials on the HCBS Settings Rule
  • Slides & Recording from RAD Supplemental Notice Webinar.
  • The New York Times Article Missed the Mark on Nursing Homes. 
  • Providers Should Review Allowable PRF Expenses Before Filing Reports


  • Training for Guardians
  • Upcoming Education

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25junAll Day262024 Rural Health Leaders ConferenceSDAHO Event

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26jun12:00 pm1:00 pmProtecting Mothers: Key Takeaways From the 2024 Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Prevention ReportAHA Webinar

27jun11:00 am12:00 pmHire Smart: How to Interview, Select, and Onboard the Right PeopleSDAHO Webinar

27jun11:30 am12:30 pmPsychosocial Needs of Cancer Patients from an Ethnically Diverse Underserved CommunityMJHS Hospice and Palliative Care Webinar

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