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Why adding nursing-home beds in SD requires government permission

This video is from SDPB's news program, South Dakota Focus.

A law passed more than three decades ago still controls the number of nursing-home beds in South Dakota. And this year a Native American tribe is asking the Legislature for an exception.

SDPB’s Seth Tupper explains the history and logic behind the policy in this installment of our series, “Why is That?”