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Long-Term Care Weekly Update March 15, 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 15, 2024


  • Updating Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Transactions
  • South Dakota Department of Health Warns of Scam Phone Calls Impersonating State Regulators
  • SD DOH Launches Nexus SD: Connecting South Dakotans to Community Services
  • Assisted Living Providers ARPA Funding Reporting Requirements


  • Dusty Johnson will co-sponsor HR 7513 
  • Letter to Health Care Leaders on Cyberattack on Change Healthcare (3/10)
  • New United Health Group Temporary Funding Assistance Eligibility and Tools
  • CMS Fact Sheet on Vaccine Billing in SNFs
  • President Releases FY 2025 Budget
  • Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Address Assisted Living Workforce and Increase Accessibility for Seniors
  • Federal Court Strikes Down NLRB Joint Employer Rule
  • CMS Releases Eighth Annual Evaluation Report of the Independence at Home Demonstration
  • Bipartisan Telehealth Bill Introduced


  • Medicare Provider Enrollment: What’s Changed in 2024
  • Navigating the Strategic Relationship Journey
  • COVID Vaccination Rates for Week Ending February 25
  • LeadingAge Aging Services Leadership Diversity Fellowship Program
  • Ziegler CFO Report on Employee Compensation


  • SDAHO 2024 Post-Legislative Recap Webinar, April 2
  • Become a Tester for an NIH Study of the Workforce Serving Individuals with Dementia
  • Economic Data Show Healthcare Job Growth, but Demand for Workers Continues to Exceed Supply
  • Tailor the Future of Tech to Your Vision at the Technology Innovation Roadshow.
  • Register members of your team for our Post-Acute Partners in Care Conference April 10-11!

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