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Chapter DHS 132 Nursing Homes Waivers

Note: The following provisions have been previously waived for T-18 & T-19 or dually certified facilities but are still applicable to state licensed only facilities. 

DHS 132 Provision

Title/Subject Area

Fed. Reg.

Rationale for Waiving



Alternate physician visit schedule justification


Federal regulations at F387 and F388 detail provisions for alternate visits.

Also waived for state licensed-only nursing homes because the requirement at DHS 132.61(2)(b) was removed from DHS 132.


Dental Care


More prescriptive than federal dental services requirements

Keep language in rule for state licensed-only
nursing homes. Nothing similar in DHS 132 that addresses this issue.

Last Updated: August 13, 2014