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SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update September 8, 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: September 8, 2023


  • Draft Rules – Nursing Facility Administrator Fee Adjustment and Statutory Reference Update
  • Updates to ARSD 44:70 Assisted Living Centers.
  • South Dakota Impact of Medicare’s Proposed Home Health Cuts.
  • SD DSS Medicaid Expansion Update


  • Nursing Home Staffing Mandate
  • Department of Labor Monthly Jobs Report Shows Growth in Healthcare Jobs, Yet Demand for Workers Continues to Exceed Supply
  • Congressional White Paper on AI
  • FDA and CDC prepare for the likely approval of new COVID-19 booster shots this fall
  • OIG Report Nursing Homes Reported Wide-Ranging Challenges Preparing for Public Health
    Emergencies and Natural Disasters
  • HHS Issues New Proposed Rule to Strengthen Prohibitions Against Discrimination on the Basis of a Disability in Health Care and Human Services Programs
  • OIG Report Finds Home Health Agencies Failed to Report Half of Falls with Major Injury
  • September is Healthy Aging Month!


  • Nursing Home Staffing Mandate – LeadingAge Response
  • National Workforce Development Month: Focus on Apprenticeships, Career Paths
  • Top Scams Against Older Adults
  • Welcome to LeadingAge, Nicole Howell, Director of Workforce Policy
  • LeadingAge September 2023 Newsletter


  • New Free Dementia Training for Nursing Homes
  • National Investment Center Report on Skilled Nursing Occupancy
  • ANA Nurse Staffing Task Force – Nurse Staffing Task Force Project ECHO® Virtual Event Series
  • Nursing Home Directors of Nursing Member Call Recording

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