2017 Keyword - Long-term Health Care

HB 1002require the Department of Health and Department of Social Services to make an annual report to the Legislature regarding the condition of long-term health care in South Dakota. 
HB 1003allow nursing facilities to transfer or sell nursing bed capacity. 
HB 1004establish a program to assist nursing and assisted living facilities in recruiting certain health care personnel. 
SB 5allow for the redistribution of unused nursing facility bed capacity. 
SB 6revise the review process to determine the need for additional nursing facilities or nursing facility beds and to require a report to the Legislature.