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DQA Memos

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Memos

Number

Subject

Pages

K Tag

S&C-14-29 CMS sprinkler time extension application process 6 K56
S&C-14-21 CMS proposed rule to adopt the 2012 Life Safety Code 1  
S&C-14-07 Hospital Equipment Maintenance Requirements

16

 
S&C-13-58 CMS additional LSC waiver provisions

5

 
S&C-13-55 August 13, 2013 Deadline - Installation of Automatic Sprinkler Systems in Nursing Homes - Revised

14

K56
S&C-13-47 ESRD Life Safety Surveys

4

 
S&C-13-25 Relative Humidity & Anesthetic Locations

4

 
S&C-12-29 LSC burden relief

3

 
S&C-12-21 Waivers of the 2012 edition of the Life Study Code

2

 
S&C-12-07 Equipment Maintenance Requirements

12

 
S&C-11-07 Interior Finish Documentation Requirements for Multiple Providers

2

 
S&C-10-18

Corridor Width

2

K32

S&C-09-24 ESRD Life Safety Code effective date

5

 
S&C-09-04 Adoption of New Fire Safety Requirements for Long Term Care Facilities, Mandatory Sprinkler Installation Requirement

20

 
S&C-08-34 Compliance with State Fire and Safety Code in Lieu of  Safety Code

8

 
S&C-08-01 Emergency Preparedness Initiative:  Declared Public Health Emergency FAQs - All Hazards

39

 
S&C-07-29 Canopy and Overhang Sprinkler Requirement and the use of FSES

3

K56

S&C-07-21 Generators in Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASC's)

2

K145, K146

S&C-07-18 Permitted Gaps in Corridor Doors

3

K18, K27

S&C-07-11 Alcohol-based Skin Preparations in Anesthetizing Locations

3

K211

S&C-07-10 Medical Gas Storage and Usage Considerations

2

K76

S&C-07-07 Culture Change Regulatory Compliance Questions and Answers

16

K39, K72

S&C-07-05 Exit Discharge and the Fire Safety Evaluation System (FSES)

2

K38

S&C-07-01

Final Rule regarding Adoption of Alcohol Based Hand Rubs (ABHRs) and Installation of Battery Powered Smoke Alarms

3

K211, K54

S&C-06-18

Life Safety Code Clarification - Amount of Air Movement Allowed Between Corridors and Resident Rooms - Plenum Waiver Requirements

2

K67

MWC 6-05

Midwest Consortium's Region V and VII - LTC Temporary Waivers

2

 

S&C-05-38

Life Safety Code survey issues including wardrobe/closet sprinkler requirements, exit discharge surfacing requirements and canopy sprinkler requirements

3

K56, K38

S&C-05-33

Alcohol Based Hand Rubs (ABHRs) to be used in exit access corridors provided they meet certain requirements

14

K211

S&C-05-03

State Performance Review Protocol Guidance with clarifying language related to Life Safety Code (LSC) and new standard titles

2

 

MWC 05-03

Corridors Used as a Plenum (K67) and HCFA 1999 Memo

2

K67

S&C-04-41

Corridors Width & Corridor Mounted Computer Touch Screens in Health Care Facilities

3

K39

S&C-04-33

Life Safety Code (LSC) and State Performance Standards

3

 

S&C-04-29

Life Safety Code (LSC) Surveyor Reference Materials

2

 

S&C-04-23

Procedures in the Event of a Fire in a Medicare-or Medicaid-Certified Health Care Facility

2

 

S&C-04-15

Major vs Minor rehabilitation of a building

2

 
S&C-04-14 Critical Access Hospitals will be permitted to incease the number of acute care beds to 25

1

 

MWC 04-01

Processing of Life Safety Code (LSC) Waivers

3

 

S&C-03-21

Adoption of the 2000 Life Safety Code with amendments

3

 

 

 

Last Updated: July 02, 2014