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SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update January 12, 2024: A Resource for Members

Each week SDAHO provides members with 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: January 12, 2024


  • Legislative Update on Post-Acute Bills
  • Cognitive Assessments and Care Planning Medicaid Coverage
  • South Dakota Department of Health 2023 Annual Report
  • New DOH Home Health and Hospice Advisor
  • In-Home Services and Nursing Home Annual Rate Review – Final Report Available for Review
  • MedPAC Votes to Cut SNF and HHA, No Payment Update for Hospice


  • Join CMS National Stakeholder Call January 23
  • Safeguarding the Rights of Conscience as Protected by Federal Statutes – Final Rule 1.11.24
  • CMS Publishes Hospice Special Focus Program User’s Guide
  • CMS Report on State ARPA Spending


  • Top 5 Tech Trends in Aging Services for 2024
  • Study: Psychological Benefit of Professional Home Care
  • How to Use Generative AI in Aging Services
  • Utility Failure Resources Highlighted by CMS


  • SDAHO Assisted Living Council meets on Monday at 9am CST
  • SDAHO Home Health & Hospice bi-monthly member call is on Monday at 3:30pm CST
  • Check out the January Education Opportunities! https://sdaho.org/calendar/
  • SAVE THE DATES! Mark your calendar for SDAHO conference dates and bring your team! Registration for the post-acute care conference will open the first week of February.

For SDAHO members interested in reading the long-term care weekly update in its entirety, please click here. Sign-in to the member portal and you will be redirected to the member only LTC update!

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