Department of Social Services



DSS - Medical Services

The effect of the rule changes will be to update to current coding manuals, clarify coverage of 90 day fills on eligible generic maintenance medication, clarify fees for personal care services, allow enrolled secure medical transportation providers to also enroll as a community transportation provider, add a definition for telehealth, to allow continuation of public health emergency coverage of telehealth services, and to add nurse midwifes as a type of provider a visit can occur with within the Federally Qualified Health Centers and Rural Health Clinics coverage chapter

New content is added below as the draft rules move through the rule-making process.







Interim Rules Hearing
Important Dates
Public Hearing:
Comment Deadline:
Interim Rules Committee Hearing:
Filed-Secretary of State:
Rule Effective:
08/17/2021
08/27/2021
09/13/2021
09/13/2021
10/03/2021
Agency Contact: Teresa Schulte mail to: DSSAdminRules@STATE.SD.US