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SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update February 16, 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: February 16, 2024


  • South Dakota HCBS Methodology Final Report
  • SD DSS Memo on Urgent Care Visits (2/12)
  • Sanford / Good Samaritan Will Break Ground on a New Campus in Sioux Falls this Spring
  • SD DSS Is Lowering its Medicaid Enrollment Projections
  • Legislative Update on Post-Acute Bills


  • CDC plans to update their COVID isolation guidelines; however, the recommendations would not apply to hospitals and other health-care settings with more vulnerable populations
  • NHSN Outage Scheduled for February 23-25
  • CMS Announces Proposed Rule to Strengthen Accrediting Organization Oversight and to Prevent Conflict of Interest
  • CMS Home Health, Hospice and DME Open Door Forum


  • LeadingAge Launches Third Annual Workforce Survey… And We Want to Hear from You!
  • IRS Webinar on ERC Voluntary Disclosure Program
  • Action Alert: Urge Congress to Fix the CNA Training Lockout!
  • New Webinar: Employee or Independent Contractor?
  • Call for Participants in Benchmark Study
  • Senators Push Department of Labor to Better Track Nonprofit Workforce Data


  • 2024 Three-Year Nursing Home Statistical Analysis by Marcum Accountants and Advisors
  • Upcoming SDAHO Education

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