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South Dakota:
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long term care services

Building sustainable models of care to ensure individuals have improved access to quality, long-term care services.

Supporting Long-Term Care Services

  • For Fiscal Year 2020, Governor Noem signed a budget that included a 10 percent inflation rate for nursing home providers, equating to nearly $18.1 million in total ongoing funds for South Dakota nursing homes.
  • Governor Noem’s budget proposes $2.6 million in total funds to help change the assisted living care reimbursement model, which will better equip providers to accommodate individuals.
  • With this change, assisted living facilities will be reimbursed using actual cost report data, and tiered rates will be implemented with increases based on average care staffing wages.

SD State Seal KEEPING TAXES LOW • LIMITING GOVERNMENT REGULATION
• FIGHTING GOVERNMENT INTRUSION • KEEPING GOVERNMENT OPEN AND HONEST