Specifications include, but are not limited to: The purpose of
The consultant will be responsible for the following:
Preparation of a work plan for the evaluation and potential re-model of the South Dakota Medicaid Nursing Home Rate
Methodology. The work plan will include short-term and long-term activities, project cost projections and a strategy
that seeks stakeholder endorsement and LTSS approval.
Work in coordination with LTSS staff to lead a work group composed of industry representatives and other
stakeholders to evaluate the current methodology, consider relevant variables and make recommendations for
changes to the nursing home reimbursement methodology. The final work product will include a recommended rate
methodology structure endorsed by stakeholders for implementation.