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Long-Term Care Weekly Update March 8, 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 8, 2024


  • Legislative Update on remaining Post-Acute Bills.
  • SD DOH Partnership News and Best Practice Newsletter
  • Home Health EVV Provider Manual


  • Movement on the Proposed Nursing Home Staffing Mandate
  • CONSUMER ALERT:  HHS-OIG reminds people being served by Medicare to be cautious of fraud schemes involving monthly billing for remote patient monitoring
  • FY 2025 SNF VBP Program March 2024 Quarterly Reports are Now Available
  • Updated CDC Guidance on Respiratory Virus Recommendations – (3/1)
  • CMS Announces Plans to End the Hospice VBID Program in 2024
  • Support Providers Impacted by Change Healthcare Cyberattack, Senate Leader Tells CMS
  • U.S. Senate Bill S. 3841: VA Must Study Impacts of Any Implemented Staffing Mandate
  • Federal Agencies Seek Input on Competition in Healthcare Markets
  • President Biden issues executive order to expand federal apprenticeships


  • Letter Supports Credit for Caring Act
  • “Act early to protect telehealth” Coalition Tells Congress
  • White House Proposes Housing Actions Ahead of State of the Union
  • Ways and Means Committee Holding Hearing on Care at Home
  • FCC to Host an Affordable Connectivity Program Wind-Down Webinar: March 13, 1 p.m. ET


  • SDAHO Annual Partners in Care, Post-Acute Care Conference, April 10-11 in Mitchell
  • Post-Acute Care in Rural Areas: The Role of Swing Beds and Nursing Homes
  • Remember to move your clocks ahead 1 hour on Saturday night!

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30may11:00 am12:00 pmEmployee Accountability: How to Address Problem Behaviors and AttitudesSDAHO Webinar

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31may9:00 am3:00 pmEmpowerED Leadership ConferenceSDAHEC Conference

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