News

Medicaid Options Being Explored

Medicaid Options Being Explored

Photo: clipart.com

Even though South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard does not favor expanding Medicaid coverage, legislators are still talking about options.

The medical community is in favor of expanded coverage, which would affect about forty eight thousand people.

Dave Hewett, President of the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations, says there ongoing discussion with lawmakers…

 

Hewett says hospitals will continue to face increasing costs without the Medicaid expansion…

 

Hewett says the expansion of Medicaid could also be part of the state’s workforce development plan…

Recent Headlines

in Local

South Dakota Democrats Talk Medicaid Expansion

Fresh
medical file

Medicaid expansion continues to be on the South Dakota legislative agenda.

in Local

House Education Committee Repeals Foundation Funding

state capitol pierre

The South Dakota House Education Committee voted to repeal the foundation funding legislation.

in Local

Lots Of Lobbying On Gas Tax Proposal

gaspump

One Iowa State Senator says the lobbying has been intense as the legislature prepares to take up a proposal to increase the state gas tax.

in Local

Sioux Falls Flood Map Discussed

fema

South Dakota’s Congressional delegation met with the Federal Emergency Management Agency this week to talk about new flood maps for the City of Sioux Falls.

in Local

More Money Requested For Higher Education

College Money Student

South Dakota legislators will again be asked to provide higher funding levels for the higher education system.