SDAND Annual Conference
September 19-20, 2019, Sioux Falls

Board of Directors Meeting

4:00-6:00 PM, Thursday, September 19
Holiday Inn City Centre-Sioux Falls, Cascade Room

SDAND Member Wine & Charcuterie Social

6:00-8:00 PM, Thursday, September 19
R Wine Bar, 322 E 8th St, Sioux Falls
RSVP to Chase Merfeld at

One-Day Conference

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Friday, September 20
Register by August 15th and receive $20 off your ticket using code: earlybird

Silent Auction Fundraiser

The Fundraising Committee will again be accepting gift basket donations to enter into the silent auction during the conference on Friday. If you would like to donate a basket, please contact Chase Merfeld at

For those planning events such as socials, legislative days, or conferences, SDAND uses TicketLeap for collecting registration when a fee is required. Information on accessing TicketLeap can be found in the Board of Directors Only Google Drive folder.


Other Professional Association Meetings

SDAND works toward collaborations with other ancillary professional groups in South Dakota to deliver continuing education and networking opportunities. Event information will be posted here or sent out via SDAND List Serv when available. See Membership page for List Serv access.


Academy of Family Physicians

South Dakota Diabetes Coalition

Social events

Socials can be planned by any member, but are most often planned via fundraising/social committee chairs. To find information about upcoming social events, reach out to the Fundraising/Social Committee chairs, email or view the Member Facebook Page.

National Events 

Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo

Public Policy Workshop



Reimbursement & Insurance Coverage

In South Dakota, insurance coverage exists for diabetes, kidney disease (2 appointments/year), and as of December 2018, South Dakota Medicaid covers Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) for up to five hours of service when provided by a RDN or licensed nutritionist. The MNT covered diagnosis codes include but are not limited to: obesity, high cholesterol and other bile acid disorders, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa,  underweight, failure to thrive and celiac disease.


Become an eligible provider with SD MEdicaid

  1. Apply for an NPI number HERE. After you begin the application, it can take some time to be processed but you will receive an email right away from the website.

  2. Once you have your NPI number, enroll with SD Medicaid HERE.

Find a full bulletin and reimbursable codes HERE

Renew Your License or
File a Complaint with SDBMOE

Licensure in the state of South Dakota is handled through the South Dakota Board of Medical & Osteopathic Examiners (SDBMOE).

To renew your license click HERE

To file a complaint with the SDBMOE click HERE

Other Resources

Pay RD Credentialing Fees or Find Board Specialty Programs:

Commission on dietetic registration (CDR)

Job Postings

Job postings are either listed here or sent out via the SDAND List Serv. Please see Membership page for how to get List Serv access.