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DQA Numbered Memos

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Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) Numbered Memos for mental health treatment programs are documents issued by the Division that deal with policies, information and interpretation of federal and state regulations and guidelines of the programs under the jurisdiction of DQA.

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Questions about the content of mental health provider memos:  E-mail the Bureau of Health Services of the Division of Quality Assurance.


Memo#

Date Issued

Subject

14-005 07/14/14 Application Process for Out of State Trained Nurse Aides (PDF, 120 KB)
14-004 05/30/14 2013 Wisconsin Act 357 – Nurse Aide Training “Bridge” Program (PDF, 75 KB)
14-003 05/12/14 Regionalization Application Process for Comprehensive Community Services (CCS) (PDF, 43 KB)
13-020 10/17/13 Addendum to Division of Quality (DQA) Assurance Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Program Branch Office Policy (PDF, 65 KB)
13-019 08/15/13 HIPAA Final Rule – Recommendations for Facility Compliance (PDF, 127 KB)
13-015 05/23/13 Notice of Branch Office Policy and Certification Fees for Multi-County Comprehensive Community Services and Multi-County Community Support Programs (PDF, 117 KB)
13-013 05/08/13 On-line Recertification Application Forms for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Providers (PDF, 87 KB)
13-008 03/25/13 Notice of Mandatory Requirement to Submit Four-Year Renewal of Licensee Background Check Information (PDF, 169 KB)
13-003 01/29/13 Expansion of the University Wisconsin Oshkosh Caregiver Project:
Continuing Education for Caregivers
Investigating and Reporting Allegations of Misconduct
 (PDF, 118 KB)
12-015 08/22/12

Requirements Regarding the Confidentiality and
Proper Disposal of Health Care and Related Records

12-011 07/24/12 e-SOD/e-POC Initiative, Provider Search Application, and Online Posting of SODs and POCs

12-008

06/20/12

Heat Awareness

11-026

10/24/11

Using Social Media Platforms, such as Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and LinkedIn

11-022

08/01/11

US Department of Labor to Allow Limited Participation of Youths in Operation of Power-Driven Patient Lifts

11-020

07/20/11

Heat Awareness

11-017

06/06/11

Electronic Signatures on Health Care Documents

11-014

05/16/11

Summary of the Division of Quality Assurance Provider Post-Survey Questionnaire

11-009

03/31/11

Emergency Preparedness Flood Preparation and Response

11-005

02/04/11

Listing of Mental Health Practitioners using Individual Provider Status Confirmation Letters

10-031

10/23/10

Email Encryption

10-029

10/19/10

U.S. Department of Labor - Employment of Youth in the Health Care Industry

10-026

09/21/10

Practices that are not to be used in Community Based Programs and Facilities (Joint Division Memo)

10-024

09/09/10

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Certificate of Waiver project announcement for 2011 and Web resources for CLIA

10-022

08/31/10

Nationwide Egg Recall

10-021

08/11/10

Healthiest Wisconsin 2020: Everyone Living Better, Longer

10-012

05/26/10

Heat Awareness

10-007

04/19/10

Reporting Requirements Under § 457.25 (1), Stats.
(Joint Division Memo)

10-001

01/05/10

On-line Reporting of Seclusion and Restraint Incidents for Mental Health Day Treatment Services-DHS 40

09-050

12/02/09

Staffing of Facilities and Programs During a Pandemic

09-048

11/24/09

Notice of Change in Certification Fees for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Providers

09-041

10/26/09

Emergency Preparedness Resource Inventory Registration System Now Online

09-040

10/02/09

For All Facilities Performing Tests on Human Specimens: CLIA Requirements

09-038

09/10/09

Physician Assistant Prescribing Rule Changes

09-029

07/31/09

Personal Wireless Handheld Device Guidance

09-027

06/22/09

Heat Awareness

09-013 04/08/09 Supervision of Licensed Practical Nurses
in Methadone Treatment Programs
08-015 - Notice of Mandatory Requirement to Submit Four-Year Renewal of Licensee Background Check Information - OBSOLETED 08/11
08-007 03/18/08 Caregiver Background Check Update
08-004 03/04/08 Variance for Recognizing the Practice and Role of a Physician Assistant in Certified Mental Health Programs
07-021 11/01/07 Consultant and Management Company List
07-014 08/24/07 Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) Information
07-007 05/09/07 Wisconsin Nurse Aide Competency Testing and Registry Services Update
07-006 05/04/07 DHFS Reorganization
07-003 02/05/07 Norovirus Recognition, Transmission Pevention and Reporting
07-002 02/05/07 Certification of Waivers and Variances Submitted to the Program Certification Unit
06-031 12/11/06 Post Survey Questionnaire Now Available via On-Line Survey
06-028 11/15/06 Adult-at-risk, including Elder Adult-at-Risk
06-027 11/13/06 Disaster Preparedness Memo
06-008 05/15/06 DHFS 24-Hour Emergency Telephone Hotline for Reporting Public Health and Human Services Emergencies
06-001 1/3/06 Written Policies, Safety Precautions: Transporting Clients, Residents, Patients

05-015 - OBSOLETE, replaced by Names Removed From Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry

05-011 9/12/05 Security Issues in Psychiatric Treatment Facilities
05-007 6/2/05 Variance for Requirements for Certified Outpatient Psychotherapy Clinics
04-028 11/22/04 Revised Caregiver Misconduct Reporting Requirements for BQA Entities
04-027 8/31/04 Statewide Individual Provider Variance for Certified Outpatient Mental Health Clinics
04-024 9/17/04 Variance for Recognizing Practice, Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber
04-004 3/5/04 Medication Administration by Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAPs)
03-015 11/25/03 BQA Post Survey Questionnaire

03-008 - Facilities Performing Tests on Human Specimens: CLIA Requirements - OBSOLETE, replaced by 09-040

03-005 - Health Services Section Complaint Contact Information - OBSOLETE, replaced by 08-006 & 08-016

03-002 - Firearms in Hospitals - OBSOLETED 05/12

02-012

7/26/02

Voluntary & Mandatory Medical Device Reporting - Food and Drug Administration

01-051

12/3/01

Disseminating BQA Memos

01-032 - Clarification: Environmental Suicide Prevention - OBSOLETE 05/14

01-015

3/22/01

Certification of Waivers and Variances Submitted to the Program Certification Unit

00-079 - Posting WI Caregiver Misconduct Registry - OBSOLETED 5/12

00-057 - The Wisconsin Caregiver Program Manual Available On-Line - OBSOLETED 07/11

00-054 - Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) Information - OBSOLETED 10/03

00-024 - Update on Wisconsin Caregiver Legislation - OBSOLETED 5/12

00-014 - Disposal of Medical Records - OBSOLETED by 12-015

99-077 - Wisconsin Nurse Aide Training and Directory Update - Termination of Nurse Aide Training "Deemed" and "Grandparenting" Programs - OBSOLETE 07/11

99-073

12/10/99

Update on Wisconsin Caregiver Legislation

99-056

10/5/99

Program Certification Unit Information

99-014 - Caregiver Background Check/Investigation Information OBSOLETE 06/12

Last Updated: July 14, 2014