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Long-Term Care Weekly Update March 1, 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: March 1, 2024


  • Medicaid Beneficiary Eligibility and Enrollment System (BEES)
  • Nursing Home Administrators – Use of CMP Funds Reminder:  Maximum project funding per nursing home-$5,000. 
  • Legislative Update on Post-Acute Bills.


  • Deal Struck on Final Appropriations Bills
  • HHS Announces a Multi-Pronged Effort to Strengthen Direct Care Workforce
  • HHS OIG Report:  Lessons Learned During the Pandemic Can Help Improve Care in Nursing Homes
  • CMS 2024 National Impact Assessment Quality Measures Report
  • Overtime Pay Flexibility Act Introduced
  • NHSN Office Hours for Reporting Flu Vaccination Data
  • CMS Clarifies How Veteran’s Access VA Benefits While on Medicare Hospice
  • SNF QRP Webinar
  • CDC Advisory Panel Recommends Another COVID Shot for Older Adults
  • White House Factsheet Highlights Affordable Housing for Older Adults


  • New Senior VP of Policy and Advocacy
  • MA Advocacy Yields New Resources to Help Members
  • Join the New Workforce Network for Members.
  • A Path Toward Workforce Stability: Flexible Staffing Models
  • Deadline March 4: Workforce Survey
  • LeadingAge Joins Coalition Comment Letter on Observation Status Appeals Rule
  • LeadingAge and 1,100 Coalition Partners to Congress: Halt the Federal Staffing Mandate
  • LeadingAge article on OSHA rule


  • Article:  Top 5 Trends Shaping the Senior Living and Care Industry in 2024
  • SDAHO Annual Partners in Care, Post-Acute Care Conference, April 10-11 in Mitchell

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