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SD gov likely to urge delay in Medicaid expansion
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he likely will recommend that the Legislature once again delay a decision on expanding the state's Medicaid program to cover more people. In an interview with The Associated Press, Daugaard says he wants to know more about...
October 25, 2013 - 12:38pm
October 21, 2013
SD doctors urge state to expand Medicaid program
If expanded, 48,000 more people would be covered by insurance.
October 21, 2013 - 6:58am
September 19, 2013
SD panel releases report on expanding Medicaid
SIOUX FALLS -- A South Dakota task force says expanding Medicaid in the state would improve access to preventative care and lower mortality rates, but it would also overload doctors and nurses and limit the state's flexibility in expanding health coverage. The 29-member Medicaid Opportunities...
September 19, 2013 - 8:46am
August 28, 2013
SD looks to coordinated care to cut Medicaid bills
PIERRE -- South Dakota's Medicaid program is launching a new effort to trim spending by using teams of doctors and other health care workers to coordinate care of chronically ill people in the program that pays medical costs for low-income people.
August 28, 2013 - 8:41pm
August 22, 2013
$50 million Medicaid fight goes on
PIERRE -- Frustration filled the room at a legislative meeting Wednesday over what's become a three-year deadlock between the state Department of Social Services and a major technology company hired to create a new Medicaid management information system for processing claims. CNSI...
August 22, 2013 - 7:38am
August 21, 2013
SD task force finishes Medicaid expansion study
PIERRE (AP) — An expansion of South Dakota's Medicaid program would improve health care for thousands of low-income people and could boost the state economy, but it also could put a strain on medical providers and increase state spending, a task force decided Tuesday.
August 21, 2013 - 9:36am
August 19, 2013
SD task force to meet on Medicaid expansion study
PIERRE (AP) — A state task force studying the possibility of expanding South Dakota's Medicaid program will hold its final meeting this week. The task force will not recommend whether Medicaid should be expanded, but instead will identify the advantages and disadvantages of...
August 19, 2013 - 10:42pm
June 6, 2013
High court rules in Fairfax case
BURKE -- The South Dakota Supreme Court has ruled a deceased man's wife, who is committed to a nursing home and excluded from her husband's will, still has a right to half her husband's estate. The case arose after the death of Eugene Shipman, of Fairfax, on July 31, 2010.
June 6, 2013 - 8:21pm
May 17, 2013
Convicted Spearfish optometrist apologizes for Medicaid fraud
PIERRE (AP) -- A former South Dakota optometrist has publicly apologized for committing Medicaid fraud over a period of more than three years. Cary Feldman of Spearfish pleaded guilty last October after reaching a deal with prosecutors under which he received a suspended prison sentence,...
May 17, 2013 - 2:28pm
April 27, 2013
Rural nursing homes struggling to survive
What's the gap between breaking even and making money on the average patient in a rural South Dakota nursing home? About $30 to $40, according to many nursing home officials interviewed in The Daily Republic's print circulation area. That's the difference, they say, between Medicaid...
April 27, 2013 - 8:34am
April 23, 2013
SD task force starts study of possible Medicaid expansion
PIERRE (AP) -- A task force appointed by Gov.
April 23, 2013 - 4:05pm
February 21, 2013
State agency seeks a bigger staff for cyberattacks, Medicaid
PIERRE -- A state government agency is seeking the Legislature's authority to hire more technology personnel for two key missions. Three would work to secure databases and networks against tens of thousands of cyber-attacks every month. Two others would assist with start-up,...
February 21, 2013 - 11:42am
February 20, 2013
South Dakota lawmakers urged to expand Medicaid
PIERRE (AP) -- Health care officials and some low-income people have urged South Dakota lawmakers to expand Medicaid to cover thousands more people. The House and Senate committees on Health and Human Services held a joint meeting Wednesday to consider the advantages and drawbacks...
February 20, 2013 - 4:34pm
February 15, 2013
LETTER: Bishop needs to state position on Medicaid
To the Editor: Medicaid expansion has been a hot topic among state legislators since Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced his intention to reject federal funding to increase health coverage for low-income South Dakotans. But just as the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops calls believers...
February 15, 2013 - 3:32pm
February 13, 2013
SD lawmakers exploring Medicaid expansion
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota lawmakers from both parties have formed a special committee to learn more about the advantages and drawbacks of expanding Medicaid. The committee includes 19 lawmakers, including Republican and Democratic leaders from the House and Senate. They are requesting...
February 13, 2013 - 1:40pm