The problem is not bed capacity at our long term care facilities; the problem is workforce shortage.
Many facilities struggle to find workers and offer a competitive wage and HB 1003 does not address this issue.
AARP South Dakota feels it is essential to explore ways for all health professionals to provide services to the full extent of their current knowledge, training, experience, and skills.
43% of South Dakotans live in rural areas and 1 in 4 South Dakotans live in areas designated as primary care shortage areas.
However, CNPs and CNMs are employed in 61 of South Dakota’s 66 counties.
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This is also important as the population of South Dakota continues to age: 16% of our population is over 65 and 13% is age 55-64.